Reviews

GREAT PERFORMANCES: VAL KILMER IN THE DOORS (1991)

By Marie-Renee Goulet I can’t imagine a more daunting task for an actor than to portray someone as well known as Jim Morrison. He is surrounded by myths he created himself; he lied about his life before joining The Doors declaring his parents dead (they weren’t) and two siblings nonexistent. Morrison acted a lot and…

THE BEST COMEDIES OF THE YEAR: THE THIRTIES

By Alan Hurst The is the first in a series where I’ll attempt a very subjective selection of the best film comedy of each year – from the thirties up to present day. I’m starting with the thirties and the advent of both sophisticated and screwball comedies, as opposed to the dizzying physical and slapstick…

THE 10 BEST FILMS OF 2020

By John H. Foote As Bob Dylan prophetically sung in the mournful, timely song “The Times They Are A-Changin’” and indeed 2020 brought many changes that will be felt for years to come. The movie going experience, a collective experience since its creation over 100 years ago, might never be the same as COVID-19 shook…