Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2023 #5-1 (With Bonus TV Top 5)

5. Napoleon Release Date: Summer 2023Director: Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, Alien: Covenant)Screenwriter: David ScarpaStarring: Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby, Youssef Kerkour, Ben Miles, Ian McNeice, Ludivine Sagnier, Tahar Rahim, Paul Rhys, Matthew Needham, Phil Cornwell, Benjamin Chivers, Gavin Spokes, John Hollingworth, Jonathan Barnwell, Sam Crane, Edouard Philipponnat, Harry Taurasi, David FoxRating: N/ATrailer Link: N/APlot Summary: … Continue reading Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2023 #5-1 (With Bonus TV Top 5)

Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2023 #10-6 (With Bonus TV Top 5)

After breaking my own personal record last year of watching 139 films in theaters in 2021 (not including all of the films I re-watched at home, new ones I watched/reviewed on streaming and TV shows), I ever so slightly upped that amount to 141 films viewed in theaters in 2022. This was the best/most profitable … Continue reading Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2023 #10-6 (With Bonus TV Top 5)

#135 Film in 2022: The Eternal Daughter

https://youtu.be/5hJR8hEsLZU 3/10 In a dual performance from Tilda Swinton as a middle aged daughter (Julie Hart) and her elderly mother, “The Eternal Daughter” features several scenes of Rosalind (mother) dozing off and falling asleep in her old age. Watching this movie feels a lot like that. This is the third movie I’ve watched from overrated … Continue reading #135 Film in 2022: The Eternal Daughter

#134 Film in 2022: Bones and All

https://youtu.be/0Nu7Z9AxGNg 7.5/10 While I completely understand why a cannibal love story wouldn’t exactly blow up the box office and sell out showings, “Bones and All” has a surprising sweetness to it about lonely outcasts looking for love in a world that despises them, even if rightfully so. While director Luca Guadagnino has made some overrated … Continue reading #134 Film in 2022: Bones and All

#133 Film in 2022: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

https://youtu.be/RlOB3UALvrQ 6/10 While in no way deserving of the Best Picture nomination it received (a purely political decision), 2018’s “Black Panther” (8/10) was a great film that I truly enjoyed and came at a time when Marvel was on top of the world and pre-pandemic. A lot has changed in just four years from the … Continue reading #133 Film in 2022: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

#132 Film in 2022: The Fabelmans

https://youtu.be/D1G2iLSzOe8 7.5/10 Legendary director Steven Spielberg hasn’t worked on a film’s screenplay since 2001’s “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” as he mainly sticks to the full time job of directing. Yet during down time in the China Virus lockdowns, Spielberg began reflecting on his legacy as he is now at the age of 75. While receiving some … Continue reading #132 Film in 2022: The Fabelmans

#130 Film in 2022: Spirited

https://youtu.be/tnAJntI3NNs 8/10 While there have been countless versions of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, most of them are either dated (the 2009 Robert Zemeckis version) or just flat out horrible (Billy Murray in Richard Donner's "Scrooged"). Due to Hollywood updating classics for “modern audiences” (generally never a good sign), I had lower expectations for what … Continue reading #130 Film in 2022: Spirited

#129 Film in 2022: The Banshees of Inisherin

https://youtu.be/uRu3zLOJN2c 7.5/10 Only the fourth feature length film from writer/director Martin McDonagh, “The Banshees of Inisherin” takes a rather odd and simple premise but is able to stretch it into so much more in this dark dramedy. I re-watched all of his films prior to this and checked out his debut short film which won … Continue reading #129 Film in 2022: The Banshees of Inisherin