Saturday, January 31, 2015

ICYMI: Sundance Coverage and Some Other Stuff


The Best and Worst of Sundance 2015 (Narrative Edition)

‘The Hunting Ground’ and ‘Hot Girls Wanted': Sundance Docs Investigate the Sexual Exploitation of Young Women


Sundance 2015: Jason Segel on Bringing David Foster Wallace to Life in ‘The End of the Tour’

Sudeikis and Brie’s ‘Sleeping With Other People’ is Sundance 2015’s First Disappointment

Sundance 2015: Tig Notaro’s Charm and Insight Save a Formulaic Documentary

Sundance 2015: Rowdy Laughs and Prosthetic Penises in ‘The Overnight’

12 Sundance 2015 Movies We Can’t Wait to See


‘American Sniper’ Is Not Your Culture-War Talking Point


‘Selma,’ ‘Boycott,’ and ‘King': Three Portraits of MLK on Film


The ‘Humbling’ of Al Pacino


The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Lucy,’ ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’

Larry Wilmore’s First ‘Nightly Show': Not Perfect, But Very Promising


Sunday, January 11, 2015

ICYMI: Godard, Cronenberg, Golden Globes, and Me on the TV

Last week, I wrote a piece for Flavorwire about the super-suspicious timing of the now-deafening "controversy" over Selma's portrayal of LBJ. I'm lucky that my wife is my biggest fan--and a senior producer on All In with Chris Hayes. She sent the piece around to the staff, and they liked it enough to invite me on the show Monday night to talk about it. So here's that. I managed not to say any fuck-words!

And now, this week's links:

Godard’s Best Picture Win: When a Critics Group Dares to Break With Critical Consensus

What David Cronenberg Doesn’t Get About Rotten Tomatoes (and Online Film Criticism)

Noted Gender Expert Russell Crowe Explains Why Actresses Over 40 Complain About Hollywood’s Obsession With Youth


Moviegoing Hit a 20-Year Low in 2014. Is the Death of the Movie Theater Inevitable?

Flavorwire’s 2015 Golden Globe Picks and Predictions

Flavorwire’s 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2015


The 10 Goofiest “Viral” Marketing Campaigns in Movie History


Celebrate Nicolas Cage’s 51st Birthday With His 51 Looniest Out-of-Context Dialogue Quotes


Remarkable Photos Highlight the Athleticism of Pole Dancing