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.

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

10 of the worst 2017 had to offer...

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).

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

Podcast Time! (2017 May 16)

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

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).

The 2016 Top 10 (2016 Dec 29)

Some thoughts about the movie year in general and a list of my Top 10 (although with three runners-up).

The 2016 Bottom 5+5 (2016 Dec 27)

A traditional Bottom Five list plus five other films that weren't quite so bad but that I hated anyway.

That Old, Familiar Tune (2016 Oct 09)

Ruminations about the importance of iconic movie music to film.

The 2016 Non-Oscar Season Top 10 (2016 Sep 25)

The 2016 Top 10 thus far... January 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016.