Category Archives: Film

Streaming Picks: September 2022

FILMSTop PicksPetite Maman – Hulu 9/6The Last Duel – Hulu 9/14The Outfit – Prime 9/16Ambulance – Prime 9/30House of Gucci – Paramount+ 9/30This month I’m spotlighting some movies from the last year you might have missed. While your mileage may … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – August 2021

I’m not going in-depth this time because only – checks notes – one potential Best Picture nominee has come out so far. So enjoy the mystery for now. BEST PICTUREArmageddon TimeAvatar: The Way of WaterBabylonBardoEmpire of LightEverything Everywhere All at … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: August 2022

FILMSTop PickLicorice Pizza – Prime 8/5One of 2021’s best and most prickly films is now widely available, for good and for ill. Paul Thomas Anderson’s sunny coming-of-age comedy is a joy to watch, though outrage-minded viewers will find plenty to … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: July 2022

FILMSTop PicksBringing Out the Dead – HBO Max 7/1Dark Waters – Prime 7/1Dead Ringers – Prime and Paramount+ 7/1Se7en – Netflix 7/1Sorry to Bother You – Hulu 7/1I thought things were bad last month, but they’ve actually gotten so much … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: June 2022

FILMSTop PicksBrazil – Peacock 6/1Paths of Glory – Paramount+ 6/1The Card Counter – HBO Max 6/10The Mist – Netflix 6/22Last month I focused on comedy’s because there was so much awfulness in the world. Well, guess what? Shit got worse! … Continue reading

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20 After 20: 2001

Thanks to the world getting to some place approaching normal in 2021, I went back to the activities I loved that didn’t cause me to stay cooped up. Alas, that meant I didn’t devote as much time as I should … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: May 2022

FILMSTop PicksBlack Dynamite – Paramount+ 5/1Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Hulu 5/1Top Secret! – HBO Max 5/1Walk Hard – Peacock 5/1There’s a lot of awful shit going on in the world, so here’s four comedies that are guaranteed to make you … Continue reading

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Oscar Re-Do: 2011

You know the drill. Winners in bold, then we break it down. BEST PICTUREThe ArtistThe DescendantsExtremely Loud & Incredibly CloseThe HelpHugoMidnight in ParisMoneyballThe Tree of LifeWar Horse Should have won: The Tree of LifeNot even nominated: Take Shelter There’s a … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: April 2022

FILMSTop PicksSaved! – Prime 4/1Spartan – HBO Max 4/1While there are some bonafide classics streaming this month, I wanted to highlight some underrated films from 2004. Saved! is a personal favorite, a gentle satire of Christian education that is absolutely … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2022

BEST PICTUREBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDrive My CarDuneKing RichardLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Will win: The Power of the DogCould win: CODAShould win: Drive My CarShould have been nominated: Mass The skinny: CODA seems to be surging, picking … Continue reading

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