Sunday evening’s Academy Awards telecast marks the fifth year in the era of the Best Picture Times Two experiment, and it would appear to have caught on.
What were the year’s most stimulating and/or satisfying and/or admirable moviegoing experiences of the outgoing year? Here’s our resident critic’s personal list.
This true and harrowing story of a free black man kidnapped into slavery in 1841 hits like a sledgehammer.
“The Blob” was a low-budget horror film that was filmed at the local movie theatre and other locations around Phoenixville.
Ambiguity is fine as far as it goes, but at a certain point we begin to resent the superficiality of this director’s approach.