Five 2017 films, many of which I recommend, that I feel have been overrated by many critics.
The 2017 Top 10 (plus eight honorable mentions).
This column offers “10 Top Performances of 2017.” It does not present the “Top 10 Performances of 2017” nor the “Best 10 Performances of 2017.” I want to highlight ten performances (without making actor/actress or lead/support distinctions) that have lodged in my memory.
A discussion of how George Lucas' approach to making and marketing "Star Wars" contrasts with the style used by Disney.
10 of the worst 2017 had to offer...
A numbers-based look at the decline in box office clout of the summer tent-poles, especially over the last two years (2016 & 2017).
How Internet pioneer Roger Ebert believed on-line communication might evolve. His "vision", which was developed during the 1990s, came close in some aspects to what happened but fell short in others.
Fictional Frontiers/Berardinelli podcasts for September 6 & October 5, 2017.
A look at the history of movie theaters and where the "theatrical" experience may be headed in light of the growing power of home video.
Summer box office, "Star Trek: Discovery", San Diego Comic-con
"Spider-Man: Homecoming", "Han Solo", "Transformers: The Last Knight".
Details about the upcoming Patreon membership options for Reelviews. These are expected to go "live" on July 1, 2017.
Fictional Frontiers/Berardinelli podcast - 6/15/17 edition: "Wonder Woman", "The Mummy", and why The Dark Universe is a bad idea.
A message about the future of ReelViews as of June 11, 2017.
Introducing the Fictional Frontiers/Berardinelli podcast - 5/11/17 edition
A discussion about the growing irrelevance of the Oscars in an era of endless awards shows (plus a few predictions for the 2017 contest).
Some thoughts about the movie year in general and a list of my Top 10 (although with three runners-up).