End of Year Awards
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.
A world gone mad, a dangerous sleepover, love in a time of fear, immigration blues, a comedian’s purpose, indefatigable parental love, emotional bustle, life on Mars, survivor’s guilt, and neurotic vampires.
These are the Best Films of 2015.
The reboot of an Irish legend, the daydreams of a creep, a less than amazing race, the return of Wayans woe, sibling misery, the Friedberg/Seltzer effect, fake cops on the run, Zach Braff’s growing pains, an uneventful home invasion, and the terror of found footage. These are the Worst Films of 2014.
An emotional test of twinship, southern revenge served cold, the happenings inside a most unusual hotel, wearying concerns during an all-night car ride, a retired assassin on the hunt for blood, a demon born from depression, dragons and the Vikings who love them, doomsday on a speeding train, friendship between a mouse and a bear, and a creature of the night who can't be stopped. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com
The end of John McClane, matrimonial misery, parodies galore, Lindsay Lohan’s unfortunately placed iPad, west coast sexual gamesmanship, the first of two terrible White House-under-fire pictures, Mischa Barton’s haunted apartment, the futility of fast cars, and funny people trapped in an unfunny movie. These are the Worst Films of 2013.