Quick Takes – 04.16.12

Inglourious Basterds (2009) Grade: A | 2nd Viewing The more time I spend ruminating on the films of Quentin Tarantino, the more I realize how much of a flat-out genius the man is. Not only…

FMP Special Episode – Best and Worst of…

Alex and Phil were unable to get together this week due to busy Holiday schedules so instead we decided to revisit the best and worst of the movies we reviewed this year. Starting with a…

FMP Ep. 023 – ‘Drive’ / Interview with…

This week Phil and I revved our engines to discuss the fantastic new movie Drive from one of Film Misery's favorite directors Nicholas Winding Refn. Among the topics of conversation are the uses for the…

REVIEW: ‘Drive’ (2011)

Grade: A In a recent interview with Rotten Tomatoes, Ryan Gosling called Drive his “superhero movie.” After seeing the film, I understand his statement because his character does appear to be super-human. We never see…

‘The Tree of Life’ Wins Palme d’Or at…

Despite a great critical reception to competition entries like Aki Kaurismaki's Le Havre or Nicholas Winding Refn's Drive, it was Terence Malick's The Tree of Life that took home the Palme d'Or at the 2011…