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10 Top Performances of 2017 (2017 Dec 22)

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.

By George (Lucas)! He Got It! (2017 Nov 27)

A discussion of how George Lucas' approach to making and marketing "Star Wars" contrasts with the style used by Disney.

Ebert's Internet (2017 Oct 17)

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.

Gobble, Gobble! The Turkeys of 2017 (2017 Nov 24)

10 of the worst 2017 had to offer...

Just Another Sunday Night (2017 Feb 26)

A discussion about the growing irrelevance of the Oscars in an era of endless awards shows (plus a few predictions for the 2017 contest).

Podcast - July 6, 2017 Fictional Frontiers (2017 Jul 10)

"Spider-Man: Homecoming", "Han Solo", "Transformers: The Last Knight".

Podcast - June 15 Fictional Frontiers (2017 Jun 16)

Fictional Frontiers/Berardinelli podcast - 6/15/17 edition: "Wonder Woman", "The Mummy", and why The Dark Universe is a bad idea.

Podcast Time! (2017 May 16)

Introducing the Fictional Frontiers/Berardinelli podcast - 5/11/17 edition

Podcasts - July 27, 2017 & August 3, 2017 Fictional Frontiers (2017 Aug 06)

Summer box office, "Star Trek: Discovery", San Diego Comic-con

Podcasts - September 6, 2017 & October 5, 2017 (2017 Oct 06)

Fictional Frontiers/Berardinelli podcasts for September 6 & October 5, 2017.

Rewinding 2017 - The 5 Most Overrated Films of the Year (2017 Dec 31)

Five 2017 films, many of which I recommend, that I feel have been overrated by many critics.

Rewinding 2017 - The Top 10 (2017 Dec 27)

The 2017 Top 10 (plus eight honorable mentions).

Support Your Not-so-Local Film Critic (2017 Jun 11)

A message about the future of ReelViews as of June 11, 2017.

The Exhibitors' Last Gasp (2017 Oct 02)

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.

The Patreon Plot (2017 Jun 20)

Details about the upcoming Patreon membership options for Reelviews. These are expected to go "live" on July 1, 2017.

When the Tent-Pole Sags (2017 Nov 10)

A numbers-based look at the decline in box office clout of the summer tent-poles, especially over the last two years (2016 & 2017).