• Editor
    The Playroom (**½)

    Naturally compared to Ang Lee’s harrowing film The Ice Storm (1997), director Julie Dyer teamed up with sister and writer Gretchen Dyer attempt to bring an honest and emotional take on 1970’s suburbia in the morose and grim, The Playroom.  Starring Academy Award Nominee John Hawkes, Molly Parker, and Olivia Harris, the story takes place in the...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Original Score

    Original Score is one of the most interesting categories year in and year out, with the list of films that were disqualified being almost as good of a list as the nominees. This year was not only a great year for film but film music, with the 5 nominees beating out many...

  • News
    Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln

    The Walt Disney Studios publicity team has issued a birthday card of sorts to honor our greatest president, while at the same time throwing in some last minute campaigning for Steven Spielberg’s film, Lincoln. Have a look at their sentiments toward our 16th President – and more notably the film – after...

  • Article
    From ‘Wreck-It-Ralph’ to ‘The Simpsons': A Chat with director Rich Moore

    Growing up, there were few things I liked to watch more than ‘The Simpsons’. It was absolute genius to me, especially those first classic seasons. Fast forward to 2012, and my favorite animated film of the year was Wreck-It-Ralph. Go figure, the director of that flick is also one of the early...

  • Article
    Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (2/12/12013)

    This week we have a very diverse and high quality slate of films coming to DVD and Blu-Ray. There’s also one of 2012’s poorest features, but the good far outweighs the bad here ladies and gentlemen. Go figure, both the best and worst choices today are sequels, which doesn’t happen too often...