The Grierson & Leitch Top 12 Movies Of The First Half Of 2013

Shockingly, we are more than halfway through 2013. As always, the best, most "prestigious" movies won't be released until November or December, because the people who vote on the Oscars are senile and cannot remember anything they saw more than 20 minutes ago. But there have been plenty of outstanding movies already… » 7/02/13 6:08pm 7/02/13 6:08pm

I Have No Idea What This Upstream Color Movie Is About, But It Is…

To make a list of things I do not understand about Shane Carruth's Upstream Color would be to simply list everything that happens in the movie. But lemme try out some questions on you anyway: Who is the man who kidnaps a woman and drugs her by feeding her a worm? And why does that worm cause her to obey his every… » 4/02/13 5:30pm 4/02/13 5:30pm

Sundance Film Festival: Five Movies Everyone Will Be Talking About

Spending a week at the Sundance Film Festival, you can see a little bit of everything: horror movies, activist documentaries, experimental low-budget indies, even mainstream comedies starring the leads from Parks & Recreation. It's impossible to catch everything—scheduling issues kept me from buzzy titles like The… » 1/30/13 6:00pm 1/30/13 6:00pm

The 10 Films I’m Most Excited To See At The Sundance Film Festival

Every year, the Sundance Film Festival shows about 200 features, documentaries and shorts. Last year, the festival was the launching pad for Oscar-nominated films Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Sessions, and Searching for Sugar Man, not to mention that it premiered modest indie hits like Sleepwalk With Me, Safety… » 1/17/13 3:00pm 1/17/13 3:00pm