There will be a free previous of the Patreon ReelThoughts Daily from May 6-18, 2019.
Time once again for my annual act of self-flagellation: predicting the Oscar winners.
Annual 2018 Top 10 list (plus four honorable mentions).
Ten 2018 performances that I remember (and eight of them are women).
My choices for the Worst Films of the Year, 2018 edition.
In this first of four parts, I provide an overview of how I saw 2018 in film, highlighting the "stories" I thought were the most significant.
Death, as a strength and weakness, in the "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" franchises.
Throughout the 1900s, if there was one principal that Hollywood adhered to, it was that movie stars sold movies. Yet, it the space of less than two decades, that has gone away.
Fond reminiscences of the first four films I saw theatrically: "King Kong", "Star Wars", "Oh! God", and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."
Speculation about what the future multiplex may look like and how Hollywood could marry streaming with theatrical releases.
A list of my top 10 films released in the period beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2018.
How advances in digital imaging technology could make it feasible in the near future to produce new "Star Trek" adventures with the original crew...played by the original actors.
In 1971, George C. Scott refused the Oscar for "Patton." Would any actor today take such a dramatic stance to support, for example, the #metoo movement?
Movies you watch over and over and over and over again.
An analysis of the 2017 box office and what it may imply for the current state of the movie industry.
The latest, greatest version of my personal Top 100 list, with four new additions as of April 21, 2018.
Nudity - male, female, both, and neither - as it can be found in today's R-rated movies and whether its availability on TV has diminished its luster for theaters.