WRITTEN MOVIE REVIEWS

A

The A-Team  (June 14, 2010)

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter  (July 12, 2012)

The Accountant  (October 13, 2016)

The Adjustment Bureau  (April 7, 2011)

The Age of Adaline  (May 30, 2015)

Alex Cross  (October 20, 2012)

All Is Lost  (October 26, 2013)

All Quiet on the Western Front  (November 15, 2013)

Almost Famous  (May 29, 2012)

The Amazing Spider-Man  (July 3, 2012)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2  (May 1, 2014)

The American  (September 16, 2010)

American Hustle  (December 23, 2013)

American Reunion  (April 11, 2012)

The American Side  (June 16, 2016)

American Sniper  (December 16, 2014)

Amy  (January 6, 2016)

Anesthesia  (January 28, 2016)

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues  (December 19, 2013)

Anomalisa  (January 6, 2016)

Ant-Man  (July 15, 2015)

Arbitrage  (September 16, 2012)

Argo  (October 13, 2012)

Arrival  (November 12, 2016)

The Artist  (December 24, 2011)

The Assassin  (October 29, 2015)

August: Osage County  (October 18, 2013)

The Avengers  (May 4, 2012)

Avengers: Age of Ultron (April 29, 2015)

That Awkward Moment  (January 30, 2014)

B

Bad Teacher  (June 30, 2011)

Barry  (January 20, 2017)

Batman: The Killing Joke  (July 26, 2016)

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders  (October 15, 2016)

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice  (March 23, 2016)

Battle: Los Angeles  (April 8, 2011)

Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bete)  (September 22, 2016)

The Beaver  (May 31, 2011)

Before Midnight  (May 31, 2013)

Before We Go  (August 29, 2015)

Beneath Disheveled Stars  (October 12, 2016)

The Best Man Holiday  (November 15, 2013)

BFFs  (June 4, 2016)

The BFG  (June 30, 2016)

Big Game  (June 28, 2015)  

Big Hero 6  (November 9, 2014)

The Big Short  (December 29, 2015)

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk  (November 17, 2016)

Birdman  (October 24, 2014)

The Birds  (September 21, 2012)

The Birth of a Nation  (October 5, 2016)

Black Mass  (September 20, 2015)  

Black Swan  (January 20, 2011)

Blade Runner  (June 5, 2012)

Blood Father  (August 13, 2016)

Blue Jasmine  (August 28, 2013)

Blue Valentine  (January 18, 2011)

Bone Tomahawk  (October 30, 2015)

The Book Thief  (December 18, 2013)

Born to Be Blue  (March 31, 2016)

Borrowed Time  (December 6, 2016)

The Bourne Legacy  (August 16, 2012)

Boyhood  (July 24, 2014)

Brave  (June 23, 2012)

Bridesmaids  (May 8, 2011)

Bridge of Spies  (October 15, 2015)

Bridget Jones's Baby  (September 14, 2016)

Broken City  (January 24, 2013)

Brooklyn  (November 5, 2015)

Burnt  (October 29, 2015)

C

Calvary  (August 6, 2014)

Capricorn One  (September 20, 2013)

Captain America: Civil War  (May 3, 2016)

Captain America: The First Avenger  (July 22, 2011)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier  (April 1, 2014)

Carol  (November 19, 2015)

Cars 2  (June 25, 2011)

Casablanca  (March 29, 2012)

Certain Women  (October 22, 2016)

The Change-Up  (August 14, 2011)

Chappie  (March 7, 2015)

Chef   (May 27, 2014)

Chi-Raq  (December 3, 2015)  

Chronicle  (February 27, 2012)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader  (December 9, 2010)

Clouds of Sils Maria  (April 6, 2015)

Collateral Beauty  (December 14, 2016)

Comfort  (August 4, 2016)

Coming Through the Rye  (April 13, 2016)

The Company You Keep  (July 20, 2013)

Concussion  (December 22, 2015)

The Confirmation  (March 22, 2016)

Contagion  (September 17, 2011)

Cop Land  (June 12, 2012)

Country Strong  (January 6, 2011)

Courageous  (October 16, 2011)

Crazy, Stupid, Love.  (July 31, 2011)

Creed  (November 28, 2015)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny  (March 4, 2016)

D

Dallas Buyers Club  (November 10, 2013)

The Danish Girl  (November 26, 2015)

Danny Collins  (April 9, 2015)

Dark City  (June 19, 2012)

The Dark Knight Rises  (July 20, 2012)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  (July 11, 2014)

Deadpool  (February 6, 2016)

Delivery Man  (November 8, 2013)

The Descendants  (December 10, 2011)

Despicable Me  (July 22, 2010)

Digging for Fire  (September 16, 2015)

Dinner for Schmucks  (September 9, 2010)

Django Unchained  (December 29, 2012)

Doctor Strange  (November 1, 2016)

A Doctor's Sword  (October 13, 2016)

The Dog Lover  (July 7, 2016)

Don Jon  (September 28, 2013)

Dope  (June 19, 2015)

Dough  (April 28, 2016)

Draft Day  (February 21, 2014)

The Dressmaker  (September 28, 2016)

Drinking Buddies  (August 5, 2013)

The Drop  (September 13, 2014)

Due Date  (November 19, 2010)

E

East of Eden  (June 26, 2012)

Easy A  (October 2, 2010)

Edge of Tomorrow  (June 5, 2014)

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films  (September 17, 2015)

Elvis & Nixon  (April 19, 2016)

Elysium  (August 10, 2013)

Embers  (October 14, 2015)

Ender's Game  (November 2, 2013)

Endless Waltz  (September 21, 2016)

Enough Said  (October 11, 2013)

The Equalizer  (September 27, 2014)

Equals  (July 25, 2016)

E.T. the Extraterrestrial  (October 4, 2012)

Europa Report  (August 13, 2013)

Everest  (September 22, 2015)

Everybody Wants Some  (March 31, 2016)

The Expendables  (August 19, 2010)

The Expendables 2  (August 16, 2014)

The Expendables 3  (August 16, 2014)

Ex Machina  (April 20, 2015)

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close  (January 27, 2012)

F

A Face in the Crowd  (July 3, 2012)

The Family Fang  (May 5, 2016)

Far from the Madding Crowd  (May 13, 2015)

Fast and Furious 6  (May 26, 2013)

Fast Five  (May 2, 2011)

Fathers and Daughters  (July 13, 2016)

Fences  (December 25, 2016)

The 5th Wave  (January 21, 2016)

50/50  (October 31, 2011)

Fifty Shades of Grey  (February 13, 2015)

The Fighter  (January 10, 2011)

Finding Dory  (June 14, 2016)

The Finest Hours  (January 28, 2016)

Flight  (November 3, 2012)

Focus  (February 27, 2015)

45 Years  (January 19, 2016)  

42  (April 17, 2013)

Foxcatcher  (November 22, 2014)

Free State of Jones  (June 24,2016)

Friends With Benefits  (July 25, 2011)

The Frighteners  (July 3, 2012)

Frozen  (December 25, 2013)

Furious 7  (April 3, 2015)

G

Games  (August 15, 2013)

Gangster Squad  (January 18, 2013)

Get Him to the Greek   (June 6, 2010)

Get On Up  (August 4, 2014)

Ghostbusters  (July 15, 2016)

G.I. Joe: Retaliation  (April 7, 2013)

The Gift  (August 21, 2015)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo  (December 20, 2011)

Go North  (January 23, 2017)

Godzilla  (May 16, 2014)

Gone Girl  (October 3, 2014)

A Good Day to Die Hard  (February 17, 2013)

The Good Dinosaur  (December 1, 2015)

Good Kill  (May 15, 2015)

The Graduate  (July 10, 2012)

The Grand Budapest Hotel  (March 31, 2014)

The Grandmaster  (August 31, 2013)

Gravity  (October 5, 2013)

The Great Gatsby  (May 10, 2013)

The Green Hornet  (February 6, 2011)

Green Lantern  (June 19, 2011)

The Grey  (January 28, 2012)

Guardians of the Galaxy  (August 1, 2014)

The Gun Equation  (July 21, 2016)

H

Hacksaw Ridge  (November 10, 2016)

Hail, Caesar!  (February 3, 2016)

Hands of Stone  (August 26, 2016)

The Hangover Part II  (June 10, 2011)

The Hangover Part III  (May 23, 2013)

Happy Christmas  (July 23, 2014)

Harvey  (July 18, 2012)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Parts 1 and 2  (July 15, 2011)

The Hateful Eight  (December 24, 2015)  

Haywire  (January 29, 2012)

The Heat  (June 29, 2013)

Hell or High Water  (August 12, 2016)

The Help  (August 20, 2011)

Her  (December 28, 2013)

Hereafter  (November 19, 2010)

Hidden Figures  (January 6, 2017)

High-Rise  (April 30, 2016)

Hitchcock  (December 15, 2012)

Hitchcock/Truffaut  (December 3, 2015)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies  (December 8, 2014)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug  (December 15, 2013)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey  (December 15, 2012)

The Homesman  (November 21, 2014)

Hope Springs  (August 15, 2012)

Horrible Bosses  (July 20, 2011)

Hours  (December 11, 2013)

Hugo  (December 20, 2011)

The Hunger Games  (March 26, 2012)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire  (November 22, 2013)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2  (November 18, 2015)

The Hunt for the Wilderpeople  (July 7, 2016)

Hunter Gatherer  (December 8, 2016)

I

The Ides of March  (October 9, 2011)

I'll See You in My Dreams  (May 28, 2015)

The Imitation Game  (November 25, 2014)

The Impossible  (December 27, 2012)

In a Valley of Violence  (October 20, 2016)

In The Heat of the Night  (July 26, 2012)

In Time  (October 31, 2011)

Inception  (July 16, 2010)

Independence Day: Resurgence  (June 24, 2016)

Ingenious  (September 17, 2012)

Inside Llewyn Davis  (December 27, 2013)

Inside Out  (June 17, 2015)

Interstellar  (November 5, 2014)

The Invitation  (April 8, 2016)

The Iron Lady  (January 21, 2012)

Iron Man 2  (May 16, 2010)

Iron Man 3  (May 3, 2013)

J

Jack Reacher  (December 29, 2012)

Jack the Giant Slayer  (March 7, 2013)

Jackass 3D  (October 18, 2010)

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa  (November 11, 2013)

Jackie  (December 9, 2016)

Jackie Brown  (August 5, 2012)

James White  (November 12, 2015)

Jason Bourne  (July 27, 2016)

John Carter  (March 12, 2012)

Jonah Hex  (June 19, 2010)

Joy  (December 25, 2015)

June Bride: Redemption of a Yakuza  (May 6, 2016)  

The Jungle Book  (April 13, 2016)

Jupiter Ascending  (February 7, 2015)

Jurassic World  (June 12, 2015)

K

The Karate Kid  (July 6, 2010)

The Kids Are All Right  (August 11, 2010)

The Killer  (August 6, 2012)

Killers  (June 18, 2010)

Killing Them Softly  (December 1, 2012)

The King's Speech  (January 15, 2011)

The Kings of Summer  (June 19, 2013)

Knight and Day  (July 1, 2010)

Knight of Cups  (March 3, 2016)

Kubo and the Two Strings  (August 19, 2016)

Kung Fu Panda 2  (June 11, 2011)

Kung Fu Panda 3  (January 28, 2016)

L

La La Land  (December 15, 2016)

Labor Day  (October 25, 2013)

The Lark's View  (October 13, 2016)

Larry Crowne  (June 29, 2011)

The Last Airbender  (July 8, 2010)

The Last Days on Mars  (November 29, 2013)

The Last Five Years  (February 14, 2015)

The Last Stand  (January 21, 2013)

Lawless  (September 22, 2012)

Lee Daniels' The Butler  (August 27, 2013)

The Legend of Tarzan  (June 30, 2016)

The LEGO Movie  (February 14, 2014)

Les Miserables  (December 31, 2012)

Let's Be Cops  (May 28, 2014)

Letters to Juliet  (May 23, 2010)

Level Up  (August 24, 2016)

Life, Animated  (July 14, 2016)

Life As We Know It  (October 14, 2010)

Life of Pi  (November 23, 2012)

The Light Between Oceans (August 31, 2016)

Limitless  (April 8, 2011)

Lincoln  (November 13, 2012)

Lion  (December 24, 2016)

Little Men  (August 1, 2016)

Live by Night  (January 13, 2017)

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World  (August 25, 2016)

The Lobster  (May 12, 2016)

Lone Survivor  (January 8, 2014)

The Lookout  (August 16, 2012)

Looper  (October 1, 2012)

Louder the Bombs  (April 14, 2016)

Love  (November 5, 2015)

Love and Mercy  (July 8, 2015) 

Lovelace  (August 10, 2013)

Loving  (November 6, 2016)

M

Macbeth  (December 3, 2015)

MacGruber  (June 5, 2010)

Machete  (September 21, 2010)

Mad Max: Fury Road  (May 15, 2015)

Magic in the Moonlight  (July 22, 2014)

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.  (August 21, 2015)

Man of Steel  (June 14, 2013)

Man of Tai Chi  (November 4, 2013)

Manchester by the Sea  (December 2, 2016)

Manhunter  (August 25, 2012)

Marguerite  (March 29, 2016)

The Martian  (October 1, 2015)

The Master  (September 23, 2012)

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl  (June 25, 2015)

Megamind  (November 23, 2010)

Melancholia  (November 15, 2011)

Men in Black 3  (June 2, 2012)

The Middle Distance  (October 21, 2015)

Middle Man  (October 24, 2016)

Midnight in Paris  (June 15, 2011)

Midnight Special  (March 31, 2016)

Miller's Crossing  (August 29, 2012)

Minions  (July 10, 2015)

Miss Julie  (October 10, 2014)

Miss Sloane  (December 9, 2016)

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol  (December 19, 2011)

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation  (July 31, 2015)

Moana  (November 28, 2016)

Moneyball  (September 25, 2011)

A Monster Calls  (January 16, 2017)

Monsters University  (June 22, 2013)

The Monuments Men  (February 12, 2014)

Moonlight  (November 6, 2016)

Moonrise Kingdom  (July 3, 2012)

Morning Glory  (December 6, 2010)

A Most Wanted Man  (August 10, 2014)

Motley's Law  (October 20, 2015)

Mr. Turner  (January 9, 2015)

The Muppets  (November 27, 2011)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2  (March 23, 2016)

My Week with Marilyn  (December 24, 2011)

N

Nebraska  (December 9, 2013)

Neighbors  (May 13, 2014)

The Next Three Days  (December 9, 2010)

The New Girlfriend  (September 26, 2015)

The Nice Guys  (May 21, 2016)

Nightcrawler  (November 2, 2014)

No Escape  (August 25, 2015)

Nocturnal Animals  (November 18, 2016)

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You  (August 6, 2016)

North by Northwest  (July 19, 2012)

Notorious  (September 9, 2012)

O

Oblivion  (April 19, 2013)

The Other Guys  (August 7, 2010)

Olympus Has Fallen  (April 14, 2013)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest  (September 15, 2012)

The One I Love  (August 31, 2014)

Only God Forgives  (July 24, 2013)

The Other Half  (July 20, 2016)

Oz the Great and Powerful  (March 14, 2013)

P

Pacific Rim  (July 11, 2013)

Pan  (October 5, 2015)

Paper Moon  (September 21, 2012)

Passengers  (December 21, 2016)

Patriots Day  (January 13, 2017)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower  (October 8, 2012)

Pete's Dragon  (August 9, 2016)

Philomena  (January 25, 2014)

The Place Beyond the Pines  (April 28, 2013)

The Playground  (April 18, 2016)

Predators  (July 15, 2010)

Premium Rush  (September 1, 2012)

Prince Avalanche  (August 18, 2013)

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time  (June 5, 2010)

The Program  (March 21, 2016)

Prometheus  (June 9, 2012)

Q

Quiz Show  (September 28, 2012)

R

Race  (February 19, 2016)

Raiders of the Lost Ark  (August 12, 2010)

The Railway Man  (May 1, 2014)

Rango  (April 7, 2011)

Real Steel  (October 7, 2011)

Red  (November 19, 2010)

Red Tails  (January 28, 2012)

Redbelt  (October 3, 2012)

Reparation  (September 12, 2016)

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope  (November 5, 2016)

The Revenant  (December 4, 2015)

Ride Along  (February 14, 2014)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes  (August 5, 2011)

The Road  (November 4, 2013)

Robin Hood  (May 24, 2010)

Robot and Frank  (September 22, 2012)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story  (December 13, 2016)

Rolling Thunder  (September 4, 2013)

Room  (October 28, 2015)

Rosemary's Baby  (July 17, 2013)

Ruby Sparks  (September 22, 2012)

Rush  (September 29, 2013)

Rust and Bone  (December 27, 2012)

S

Safety Not Guaranteed  (June 28, 2012)

The Salvation  (March 10, 2015)

San Andreas  (May 29, 2015)

Savages  (July 15, 2012)

Saving Mr. Banks  (December 13, 2013)

Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World  (September 9, 2010)

The Sea of Trees  (September 2, 2016)

The Secret Life of Pets  (July 6, 2016)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty  (December 19, 2013)

Self/less  (July 9, 2015)

Selma  (January 1, 2015)

The Sessions  (November 17, 2012)

'71  (March 15, 2015)

Sex Tape  (July 18, 2014)

The Shallows  (June 24, 2016)

Shame  (December 29, 2011)

Shaun the Sheep  (August 21, 2015)

Sicario  (October 7, 2015)

Side Effects  (February 27, 2013)  

Silence  (January 8, 2017)

Silver Linings Playbook  (November 24, 2012)

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For  (August 24, 2014)

Sing  (December 20, 2016)

Singin' in the Rain  (July 13, 2012)

A Single Shot  (September 23, 2013)

Sisters  (January 13, 2016)

The Skeleton Twins  (October 1, 2014)

Skyfall  (November 9, 2012)

Snowden  (September 15, 2016)

Snowpiercer   (April 16, 2014)

The Social Network  (October 4, 2010)

Soul Surfer  (April 21, 2011)

Source Code  (April 13, 2011)

Southpaw  (July 23, 2015)

Southside with You  (August 26, 2016)

The Spectacular Now  (August 17, 2013)

Spectre  (November 3, 2015)

Spotlight  (November 5, 2015)

Spy  (June 11, 2015)

St. Vincent  (October 24, 2014)

Stalingrad  (March 1, 2014)

Star Trek Beyond  (July 22, 2016)

Star Trek Into Darkness  (May 16, 2013)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens  (December 18, 2015)

Steve Jobs  (October 13, 2015)

Still Alice  (December 17, 2014)

The Story of 90 Coins  (October 31, 2016)

The Stranger  (October 9, 2012)

Sucker Punch  (April 8, 2011)

Suicide Squad  (August 2, 2016)

Sully  (September 7, 2016)

Sunset Song  (June 5, 2016)

Super 8  (June 12, 2011)

Swiss Army Man  (July 7, 2016)

T

Tangled  (January 9, 2011)

Take This Waltz  (May 25, 2012)

Ted  (July 11, 2012)

10 Cloverfield Lane  (March 10, 2016)

Terminator Genisys  (July 1, 2015)

Thanks For Sharing  (September 23, 2013)

The Theory of Everything  (December 25, 2014)

They Came Together  (July 5, 2014)

Thief  (October 16, 2012)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi  (January 14, 2016)

The 33  (November 12, 2015)

This Is 40  (December 26, 2012)

This Is the End  (2013)

Thor  (May 6, 2011)

Thor: The Dark World  (November 8, 2013)

Titanic  (April 4, 2012)

Tomorrowland  (May 22, 2015)

Total Recall  (August 10, 2012)

The Town  (October 1, 2010)

Toy Story 3  (June 20, 2010)

Tracks  (October 14, 2014)

Trainwreck  (July 17, 2015)

Transformers: Dark of the Moon  (July 2, 2011)

The Tree of Life  (June 22, 2011)

Trespass Against Us  (January 20, 2017)

Triple 9  (February 25, 2016)

Tron: Legacy  (December 18, 2010)

Trouble with the Curve  (October 7, 2012)

True Grit  (January 10, 2011)

12 Years a Slave  (October 14, 2013)

21 Jump Street  (March 22, 2012)

22 Jump Street  (July 7, 2014)

Two Days, One Night  (December 16, 2014)

U

Unbroken  (December 26, 2014)

Unstoppable  (November 23, 2010)

V

Vacation  (July 28, 2015)

The Verdict  (October 25, 2012)

W

The Wait (L'attesa)  (June 22, 2016)

Waiting for "Superman"  (November 13, 2010)

The Walk  (October 1, 2015)

War Dogs  (August 17, 2016)

War Horse  (December 30, 2011)

Warcraft  (June 9, 2016)

Warm Bodies  (February 8, 2013)

Warrior  (September 15, 2011)

The Watch  (July 28, 2012)

The Water Diviner  (April 21, 2015)

Water for Elephants  (April 28, 2011)

The Wave  (March 2, 2016)

The Way Way Back  (July 21, 2013)

We Bought a Zoo  (January 1, 2012)

Welcome to Me  (May 10, 2015)

While We're Young  (April 9, 2015)

Whiplash  (October 25, 2014)

Wiener-Dog  (July 14, 2016)

Wild  (December 4, 2014)

The Wolf of Wall Street  (December 30, 2013)

The Wolverine  (July 27, 2013)

Woman in Gold  (May 28, 2015)

World War Z  (June 21, 2013)

The World's End  (September 9, 2013)

Wreck-It Ralph  (November 5, 2012)

X

X-Men: Apocalypse  (May 16, 2016)

X-Men: Days of Future Past  (May 24, 2014)

X-Men: First Class  (June 12, 2011)

Y

Young Adult  (December 20, 2011)

Young Ones  (October 17, 2014)

Your Highness  (April 8, 2011)

Youth  (December 3, 2015)

Z

Z or Zachariah  (September 15, 2015)

Zero Dark Thirty  (January 4, 2013)

The Zero Theorem  (September 21, 2014)


GUEST CRITICS SERIES

Bad Moms by Thanh Shanahan, Manda Torres, Kelly Johnson, and Donna Ferretti  (July 31, 2016)

Charlie's Angels by "Becca" and Natalie Dybala (September 30, 2014)

Cinderella by Natalie Dybala  (April 1, 2015)

Dumb and Dumber To by Tina and Kerrick Wolf  (November 9, 2014)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Blaine Grimes  (November 20, 2016)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Kelly Meents  (November 20, 2016)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Shane Bowen  (November 28, 2016)

Fifty Shades of Grey by Kristin Wensler  (February 17, 2015)

Fifty Shades of Grey by Sharon Mulyk  (February 17, 2015)

The Judge by Tammy Englund  (September 30, 2014)

Lights Out by Emmanuel Noisette  (July 22, 2016)

The Maze Runner by Heather Williams  (September 18, 2014)

Office Christmas Party by Jake and Kimberly Narens  (December 25, 2016)

The Peanuts Movie with the Stark family  (November 7, 2015)

The Prince and Me: 10th Anniversary by "Becca" and Natalie Dybala  (September 10, 2014)

Rosewater and Maps to the Stars from the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival by Heather Hagan-McVeigh  (October 6, 2014)

Shaun the Sheep by Patrick and Nathan Finnegan  (August 27, 2015)

Think Like a Man Too by Hodges Smith, Jr.  (June 23, 2014)

Transformers: Age of Extinction by Jason Williams and Danielle Simonetti  (July 15, 2014)

YEAR-END LISTS

The Best of 2011 (so far)  (July 2, 2011)

The Best of 2012 (so far)  (June 25, 2012)

The Best of 2013 (so far)  (June 26, 2013)

The Best of 2014 (so far)  (June 19, 2014)

The Best of 2015 (so far)  (June 30, 2015)

The Best of 2016 (so far)  (June 30, 2016)

The 10 Best Films of 2011  (December 31, 2011)

The 10 Best Films of 2012  (January 6, 2013)

The 10 Best Films of 2013  (December 31, 2013)

The 10 Best Films of 2014  (January 1, 2015)

The 10 Best Films of 2015  (December 29, 2015)

The 10 Best Films of 2016  (January 14, 2017)

The Worst Films of 2011  (January 1, 2012)

The Worst Films of 2012  (December 30, 2012)

The Worst Films of 2013  (January 2, 2014)

The Worst Films of 2014  (December 30, 2014)

CAPSULE REVIEWS

4th Chicago Critics Film Festival capsule reviews  (May 22, 2016)

50th Chicago International Film Festival capsule reviews  (October 24, 2014)

52nd Chicago International Film Festival capsule reviews  (October 20, 2016)

2nd Annual Irish American Movie Hooley: Capsule Reviews  (September 29, 2016)

COLUMNS AND EDITORIALS

BAG Movies: New review platform for "Every Movie Has a Lesson"  (January 4, 2016)

BAG Movies: Newly updated site platform  (June 4, 2016)

The Best Movie Beards  (November 20, 2012)

The Best Movie Firefighters and Fire Scenes  (April 6, 2012)

The Best Movie Fridays  (January 13, 2012)

The Best Movie Mustaches  (November 16, 2012)

The Best Movie Redheads  (June 19, 2012)

The Best Movies Filmed and Set in Chicago  (July 6, 2013)

The Best Movies Filmed and Set in Hawaii  (May 29, 2015)

Best Non-Horror Halloween Movie Scenes  (October 24, 2011)

Cold Movies to Beat the Summer Heat  (July 27, 2012)

Daily Themes for Social Media Pages  (January 4, 2016)

The Elusive "Guy-Cry" Movies  (February 15, 2011)

Everyone Has a Roger Ebert Story and Here's Mine  (April 4, 2013)

Facts and History of the Cannes Film Festival  (May 12, 2015)

50th Chicago International Film Festival must-see films  (October 10, 2014)

50th Chicago International Film Festival special events  (October 10, 2014)

51st Chicago International Film Festival must-see films  (October 15, 2015)

Five films to see before "La La Land"  (December 19, 2016)

The growing Video On Demand movie market  (August 3, 2013)

An Honor Roll of the Best Movies About College  (August 16, 2012)

Improving on the "Mozart Effect" with Movie Music  (July 4, 2014)

A Look at Movies Based of Folklore  (June 21, 2012)

The Most Desired and Long-Awaited Sequels  (April 3, 2012)

The Most Overlooked Films of 2011  (January 10, 2012)

Movies and the 9/11 Impact  (September 11, 2016)

Movies for Doomsday Preparations  (April 12, 2012)

Movies That Epitomize the American Dream: Parts 1 and 2  (September 22, 2011)

Movies That Epitomize the American Dream: Parts 3 and 4  (September 25, 2011)

Movies That Epitomize the American Dream: Part 5  (September 25, 2011)

Movies That Epitomize the American Dream: Part 6  (September 29, 2011)

Movies That Epitomize the American Dream: Part 7  (September 29, 2011)

Movies That Epitomize the American Dream: Part 8  (September 30, 2011)

Movies To Warm Your Cold Winter  (January 5, 2012)

Movies with Collectors and Hoarders  (January 12, 2012)

My Picks for the Greatest Movie Scores  (November 14, 2014)

My Top 10 Baseball Movies and their Lessons  (April 5, 2012)

My Top 10 Football Movies and their Lessons  (September 13, 2011)

My Top 10 Movie Fathers and their Lessons  (June 19, 2011)

My Top 10 Movie Father-Figures and their Lessons  (June 19, 2011)

My Top 10 Movie Mothers and their Lessons  (May 11, 2012)

My Top 10 Movie Robots and their Lessons  (July 1, 2011)

My Top 10 Movie Teachers  (June 21, 2011)

New Year's Resolutions for the Movie Industry for 2012  (January 3, 2012)

New Year's Resolutions for the Movie Industry for 2013  (January 1, 2013)

New Year's Resolutions for the Movie Industry for 2014  (January 3, 2014)

New Year's Resolutions for the Movie Industry for 2015  (January 6, 2015)

New Year's Resolutions for the Movie Industry for 2016  (January 1, 2016)

New Year's Resolutions for the Movie Industry for 2017  (December 31, 2016)

Preview Project: Ingenious  (September 9, 2012)

The Required Movies on a Man's Pinterest Page  (April 18, 2012)

Romantic Movie Escapes for Every State  (February 6, 2012)

Romantic Movie Escapes for the World  (February 9, 2012)

The Sarcastic "Guy-Cry" Movies  (February 21, 2011)

16 Hidden Gems for 2016  (January 17, 2017)

A Teacher's Reaction to Waiting for "Superman"  (November 13, 2010)

The 10 Best Irish-themed Movies  (March 15, 2012)

The 10 Best Italian-themed Movies  (March 19, 2012)

The 10 Best Movie Adaptations of TV Shows  (March 16, 2012)

The 10 Best Movies Based on Folklore  (June 21, 2012)

The 10 Best Movie Presidents  (February 15, 2012)

The 10 Best Movie Volunteers  (April 17, 2012)

The 10 Best Time Travel Movies  (October 1, 2012)

Two Brave First-Timers  (June 21, 2010)

The Ultimate Movie Character Football Team  (January 28, 2013)

The Ultimate Movie Character Summer Olympic Team  (July 14, 2012)

The Ultimate Playlist of Movie Music Lullabies  (July 8, 2014)

Upcoming David Fincher book  (July 10, 2014)

Vampire Movies and Underworld: Blood Wars  (January 10, 2017)

What Happened to the "High School" Movie?  (September 5, 2013)

"MOVIE CLASSROOM" VIDEO LESSONS

The Amazing Spider-Man 2  (July 20, 2014)

Birdman  (October 27, 2014)

Boyhood  (July 25, 2014)

Calvary  (August, 8, 2014)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier  (July 20, 2014)

Chef  (July 20, 2014)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes  (July 20, 2014)

Draft Day  (July 20, 2014)

Edge of Tomorrow  (July 20, 2014) 

The Equalizer  (September 27, 2014)

Godzilla  (July 20, 2014)

Gone Girl  (October 26, 2014)

The Grand Budapest Hotel  (July 20, 2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy  (August 3, 2014)

Happy Christmas  (July 25, 2014)

Magic in the Moonlight  (July 25, 2014)

A Most Wanted Man  (September 12, 2014)

Neighbors  (July 20, 2014)

The One I Love  (September 12, 2014)

Sex Tape  (July 26, 2014)

The Skeleton Twins  (October 2, 2014)

Snowpiercer  (July 20, 2014)

St. Vincent  (October 27, 2014)

They Came Together  (July 20, 2014)

22 Jump Street  (July 20, 2014)

Whiplash  (October 27, 2014)

X-Men: Days of Future Past  (July 20, 2014)

The Zero Theorem  (September 27, 2014)

SEASONAL PREVIEWS

My 13 Most Anticipated Films of 2013  (January 8, 2013)

My 14 Most Anticipated Films of 2014  (January 2, 2014)

My 15 Most Anticipated Films of 2015  (December 31, 2014)

My 16 Most Anticipated Films of 2016  (January 1, 2016)

2014 Early Summer Preview  (April 29, 2014)

2014 Fall Movie Preview  (September 7, 2014)

2014 Holiday Movie Preview  (November 6, 2014)

2014 Late Summer Preview  (June  25, 2014)

2014 Spring Movie Preview  (March 3, 2014)

2014 Winter Movie Preview  (January 7, 2014)

2015 Early Summer Movie Preview (April 26, 2015)

2015 Holiday Movie Preview  (October 1, 2015)

2015 Fall Movie Preview  (August 28, 2015)

2015 Late Summer Preview  (June 23, 2015)

2015 Spring Movie Preview  (March 1, 2015)

2015 Winter Movie Preview  (December 31, 2014)

2016 Winter Movie Preview  (December 29, 2016)

2016 Spring Movie Preview  (March 2, 2016)

MEDIA, GUEST SPOTS, AND SOCIAL MEDIA

Eman's Movie Reviews: Guest Critic for Fathers and Daughters  (July 19, 2016)

Eman's Movie Reviews: Guest Critic for Kubo and the Two Strings  (August 22, 2016)

Eman's Movue Reviews: Guest Critics for Pete's Dragon  (August 22, 2016)

Eman's Movie Reviews: Guest Critic for The Space Between Us  (February 9, 2017)

Guest: Meet the CIFCC on "The Harvey and Bob Show"  (March 23, 2016)

Guest on "Day at the Movies" #1  (September 6, 2013)

Guest on "Day at the Movies" #2  (January 6, 2014)

Guest on "Day at the Movies" #3  (February 24, 2014)

Guest on "Day at the Movies" #4  (June 3, 2014)

Guest on "Kicking the Seat" podcast for Doctor Strange  (November 6, 2016)

Guest on "Kicking the Seat" podcast for Finding Dory  (June 18, 2016)

Guest on "Kicking the Seat" podcast for Moana with Thanh Shanahan (November 24, 2016)

Guest on "Kicking the Seat" podcast for Passengers  (December 23, 2016)

Guest on "Kicking the Seat" podcast year-end roundtable for 2016  (December 31, 2016)

Guest on WGN Radio's "The Nick Digilio Show"  (January 8, 2017)

SPECIAL: CIFCC coverage of the Chicago premiere of The American Side  (June 18, 2016)

SPECIAL: The Wilmette Theatres hosts "Science on Screen" series  (January 23, 2017)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: The BFG  (July 1, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk  (November 20, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Captain America: Civil War  (May 7, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Finding Dory  (June 16, 2016)'

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Free State of Jones  (July 1, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Hands of Stone  (September 19, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Hell or High Water  (August 19, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Jason Bourne  (August 4, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: The Legend of Tarzan  (July 1, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: The Light Between Oceans  (September 19, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Suicide Squad  (August 4, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Sully  (September 19, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: War Dogs  (September 19, 20160

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: Wiener-Dog  (August 4, 2016)

VIDEO: CIFCC Post-Film Reactions: "X-Men: Apocalypse"  (May 15, 2016)

VIDEO: Meet the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle!  (June 16, 2016)

VIDEO: A Special Message from the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle!  (November 11, 2016)

"FEELiN' FILM" Guest Blogger

Don's Top 10 Films of 2016  (January 22, 2017)

What We Learned This Week: January 14-20  (January 20, 2017)

What We Learned This Week: January 21-27  (January 27, 2017)

What We Learned This Week: January 28-February 3 (February 4, 2017)

AWARDS TALK

2016 CIFCC Nominations Announcement  (December 29, 2016)

Final 2011 Awards Tracker and 2012 Oscar Reactions  (February 27, 2012)

Final 2012 Awards Tracker and 2013 Oscar Reactions  (February 25, 2013)

Final 2013 Awards Tracker and 2014 Oscar Reactions  (March 3, 2014)

Final 2014 Awards Tracker and 2015 Oscar Reactions  (February 23, 2015)

Final 2016 Awards Tracker and 2016 Oscar Reactions  (February 28, 2016)

14 Films to Keep an Eye on for the 2014 Oscars  (February 25, 2013)

15 Films to Watch for the 2015 Oscars  (March 3, 2014)

16 Films to Watch for the 2016 Oscars  (February 23, 2015)

17 Films to Watch for the 2017 Oscars  (February 29, 2016)

My Full and Official 2012 Oscar Predictions (February 13, 2012)

My Full and Official 2013 Oscar Predictions  (February 22, 2013)

My Full and Official 2014 Oscar Predictions  (February 28, 2014)

My Full and Official 2015 Oscar Predictions (February 18, 2015)

My Full and Official 2016 Oscar Predictions  (February 24, 2016)

Oscar Predictions 2014: The female acting awards (February 28, 2014)

Oscar Predictions 2014: The male acting awards (February 28, 2014)

Oscar Predictions 2014: The minor film categories (February 26, 2014)

Oscar Predictions 2014: The music and sound categories  (February 26, 2014)

Oscar Predictions 2014: The race for Best Picture (February 28, 2014)

Oscar Predictions 2014: The visual and artistic categories  (February 26, 2014)

Oscar Predictions 2014: The writing and directing awards  (February 28, 2014)

Oscar Predictions 2015: The female acting awards (February 18, 2015)

Oscar Predictions 2015: The male acting awards (February 18, 2015

Oscar Predictions 2015: The minor film categories (February 17, 2015)

Oscar Predictions 2015: The musical and sound categories  (February 16, 2015)

Oscar Predictions 2015: The race for Best Picture (February 18, 2015)

Oscar Predictions 2015: The visual and artistic categories  (February 16, 2015)

Oscar Predictions 2015: The writing and directing categories  (February 18, 2015)

Oscar Predictions 2016: The female acting awards  (February 23, 2016)

Oscar Predictions 2016: The male acting awards  (February 23, 2016)

Oscar Predictions 2016: The minor film categories  (February 22, 2016)

Oscar Predictions 2016: The music and sound categories  (February 22, 2016)

Oscar Predictions 2016: The race for Best Picture  (February 24, 2016)

Oscar Predictions 2016: The visual and artistic categories  (February 22, 2016)

Oscar Predictions 2016: The writing and directing awards  (February 23, 2016)

Predicting the 86th Academy Award Nominations (January 21, 2014)

Predicting the 87th Academy Award Nominations  (January 14, 2015)

Predicting the 88th Academy Award Nominations  (January 13, 2016)

Predicting the 89th Academy Award Nominations  (January 23, 2017)

Reactions and Results of the 86th Academy Award Nominations  (January 21, 2014)

Reactions and Results of the 87th Academy Award Nominations  (January 15, 2015)

Reactions and Results of the 88th Academy Award Nominations  (January 14, 2016)

Reactions and Results of the 89th Academy Award Nominations  (January 24, 2017)

SPECIAL: 2016 CIFCC Awards Announcement  (January 9, 2017) 

Who Will Win/Should Win the 2014 Golden Globes  (January 9, 2014)

Who Will Win/Should Win the 2015 Golden Globes  (January 11, 2015)

Who Will Win/Should Win the 2016 Golden Globes  (January 8, 2016)

Who Will Win/Should win the 2017 Golden Globes  (January 7, 2016)

 


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