End of Year Awards
Ted Bundy as Michael Myers, Abel Ferrara on global terrorism, Aileen Wuornos goes noir, Halloween with The Blacks, George Gallo still makes movies, and the wild year of Bruce Willis’s plummeting career.
These are the Ten Worst Films of 2021.
Mads goes mad, kitchen nightmares, Val Kilmer’s personal history, COVID-19 road trip, hunky boy hellraising, Big Bird’s breakout, a pregnancy partnership, how to train your fly, a prison of passive-aggressiveness, and Encino, man.
These are the Ten Best Films of 2021.
A Netflix comedy, a movie with no ending, pandemic blues, another Netflix comedy, 150 minutes of Megaton, Tattoo of terror, even more L.A. underworld from Ayer, a pro-O.J. Simpson production, bomb vests on boobs, and one more Netflix comedy.
These are the Worst Films of 2020.
Cartoon Saloon excellence, World War II with Tom Hanks, Irish ghostbusting, an emotional rescue, Son of Cronenberg, Lu-La visits the farm, Soderbergh takes a cruise, intergalactic storytelling, therapy at the bottom of a bottle, and an education system nightmare.
These are the Best Films of 2020.
Bad cops need a fast buck, King Arthur goes to junior high, Redrum redux, a mate for Toothless, fatherhood vs. the end of the world, Almodovar gets intimate, Divorce: Netflix Style, Korean class warfare, Adam Sandler’s ninth crazy night, and the tao of Mr. Rogers.
These are the Best Films of 2019.
VOD goes DOA, Harmony Korine needs a new dealer, a ham-handed theater haunting, return of the Shatnering, NASA team torment, another visit to Amityville, leave Sharon Tate alone, Tyler Perry arranges a funeral, Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek need rehab, and a graphic novel assassin shoots himself in the foot.
These are the Worst Films of 2019.
Seagal vs. Tyson, a farting cartoon woodpecker, Brian Henson’s desperation, Blumhouse blues, the Russian Schwarzenegger, still more purgin’, the end of self-conscious kink, reheated Romero, curdled life lessons, and Clint Eastwood puts us all to sleep.
These are the Worst Films of 2018.
The legacy of Fred Rogers, a racial quake in Oakland, the cult of Nicolas Cage, motherhood split, German ache for Israeli cake, the trials of junior high, Wes Anderson’s canine universe, alien shimmer, Thanksgiving in Hell, and Steve McQueen’s “Ocean’s Eleven.”
These are the Best Films of 2018.
Superdad Charlie Sheen, coal for the Bad Moms, Mister Police missed all the clues, a suburban casino craps out, rotten wishes, fifty shades of awful, bye-bye to a PG-13 ghoul, Nicolas Cage in a wig, Walter Hill’s retirement party, and Dax Shepard directs again.
These are the worst films of 2017.
Spider-Man doing the Blitzkrieg Bop, a castaway lifetime, Gerwig’s redemption, Missouri rage, penitentiary hell, a director’s legacy, fashion world rot, Pattinson’s evolution, grief in the Middle East, and the pains of marital captivity.
These are the Best Films of 2017. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com
Pierce Brosnan, angels with bad agents, Marshall law, third purge’s the charm, Pierce Brosnan (again), French feline, trapped in a closet, purging for laughs, shades of Wayans, and De Niro makes a yacht payment.
These are the Worst Films of 2016.
Faith during World War II, teen angst in a bad jacket, chess in Africa, Texas justice, backstage horror, family ties, east coast grief, the life unlived, a manhunt in Boston, and the comfort of a green dragon.
These are the Best Films of 2016.
A lump of coal for Christmas, a dismal fight for equality, the return of the original dirtball, dueling yellers, a problematic seduction, Sean Bean lives, Friedberg/Seltzer return, prison time for the Centipede, murder has an HOA fee, and Gray blacks out.
These are the Worst Films of 2015.