Saturday, January 31, 2015

ICYMI: Sundance Coverage and Some Other Stuff


SUNDANCE COVERAGE

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



SOME OTHER STUFF

‘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