Top 10 of 2012

After watching many films in theaters and on Netflix, I’ve finally compiled what I consider the top tier of 2012. Two foreign films, one documentary, a few Oscar nominees and some incredible snubs of the year made my list. The Academy doesn’t always get it right, but I’m curious to see what “surprise” they shock… Continue reading Top 10 of 2012

Making the Case For…Dwight Henry

Praise is due when praise is deserved. The only performance that brought me to tears this year--and I'm a big crier--was Dwight Henry in Beasts of the Southern Wild. Henry makes the character of Wink more personal and relatable than the script reads. Stevee at CinematicParadox is hosting a Blog-a-thon to showcase a film or… Continue reading Making the Case For…Dwight Henry

Beasts of the Southern Wild…the Game Changer of 2012

“I hope you die!” And after you die, I’ll go to your grave and eat birthday cake all by myself.” Beasts of the Southern Wild reminds me why I love films that value imagination and raw talent over high-budget blockbusters. Superheroes don't need to come from Marvel comic books, and six-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis delivers a… Continue reading Beasts of the Southern Wild…the Game Changer of 2012