The 2018 Halftime Top 10 (2018 Aug 18)

A list of my top 10 films released in the period beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2018.

Kirk Lives Again (2018 Jun 21)

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.

What Would George Do? (2018 Jun 14)

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?

How Many Times? (2018 May 29)

Movies you watch over and over and over and over again.

The Tipping Point (2018 May 24)

An analysis of the 2017 box office and what it may imply for the current state of the movie industry.

Updating the Top 100 (2018 Apr 28)

The latest, greatest version of my personal Top 100 list, with four new additions as of April 21, 2018.

The Bare Truth (2018 Apr 22)

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.

Big Implications of a Little Screen (2018 Apr 14)

Big screens, small screens - what home theater has become in 2018.

More Than a Century of Scares (2018 Mar 07)

A brief chronology of horror movies through the years - from the silent era to the PG-13 and "Found Footage" flavors.

Creature Double Feature: An Appreciation (2018 Mar 02)

Reminiscences about old monster movies and how I first saw them - the infamous (and now defunct) Saturday afternoon TV show, "Creature Double Feature."

The 90th Academy Awards Ballot, Berardinelli Edition (2018 Feb 26)

My fearless predictions for the 2018 Oscars - try not to laugh.

Dead Again (2018 Jan 31)

The lives and deaths, rises and falls, of the two longest-lived TV science fiction series: "Star Trek" and "Doctor Who".

Stars, Thumbs, and Veggies (2018 Jan 22)

Sizing up the ratings game and what it all means.

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).

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.