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Passengers movie review: lost in sexist space

Sat Dec 24 2016, 10:56pm | 351 comments

Deepwater Horizon movie review: blood for oil

Mon Sep 26 2016, 07:42pm | 17 comments

Doctor Who blogging: “Under the Lake”

Mon Oct 05 2015, 09:13am | 60 comments

Forbidden Films: The Hidden Legacy of Nazi Film documentary review: the power of propaganda

Mon Jun 01 2015, 04:48pm | 14 comments

what’s on iTunes, Amazon UK Instant Video, blinkbox, BBC iPlayer (from Aug 25)

Mon Aug 25 2014, 07:49pm | 0 comments

what’s on Netflix UK, Amazon UK Instant Video, blinkbox (from Jun 23)

Mon Jun 23 2014, 05:38pm | 0 comments

what’s on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video (from May 13)

Tue May 13 2014, 06:50pm | 8 comments

Pompeii rating: yellow light

Wed Apr 30 2014, 07:57pm | 3 comments

what would it take for a superhero movie to win the Oscar for Best Picture?

Mon Feb 24 2014, 11:16am | 44 comments

films to stream in the US week of Aug 06 2013 (Netflix/Amazon Instant)

Tue Aug 06 2013, 09:46pm | 0 comments

fun stuff from FlickFilosopher stats week of Apr 13-19 2013

Sun Apr 21 2013, 02:39pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Why is Skyfall resonating so powerfully with British audiences?

Mon Dec 03 2012, 09:59am | 0 comments

see Jeremy Sisto as Titanic’s Jack Dawson (and other adventures in social networking)

Wed Sep 12 2012, 11:34pm | 0 comments

question of the weekend: Is Twitter making ignorance suddenly cool?

Sat Apr 21 2012, 11:21am | 0 comments

I think we need to get “The War on Art” trending as an idea (and other adventures in social networking)

Tue Apr 17 2012, 12:50am | 0 comments

why sad movies makes people happy (and other adventures in social networking)

Mon Apr 16 2012, 12:22am | 0 comments

“OMG, Titanic is real!” tweets (and other adventures in social networking)

Wed Apr 11 2012, 12:23am | 0 comments

question of the day: Has the era of the female hero arrived?

Mon Apr 09 2012, 12:36pm | 0 comments

Benedict Cumberbatch does Shakespeare for Google+ (and other adventures in social networking)

Tue Apr 03 2012, 11:39pm | 0 comments

Titanic 3D (review)

Mon Apr 02 2012, 05:47pm | 0 comments

the real moral of Star Wars (and other adventures in social networking)

Thu Mar 22 2012, 02:02am | 0 comments

otters that look like Benedict Cumberbatch is *so* yesterday (and other adventures in social networking)

Wed Mar 21 2012, 01:52am | 0 comments

A Monster in Paris (trailer)

Thu Jan 12 2012, 10:49am | 0 comments

question of the day: What movie event would you be willing to participate in a re-creation of?

Wed Jan 04 2012, 11:37am | 0 comments

question of the day: What disaster — natural or manmade, or a combination of the two — would you like to see depicted on film?

Thu Dec 08 2011, 10:19am | 0 comments

Titanic (new trailer)

Thu Nov 17 2011, 01:27pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Is talking, snarking, cheering, booing, or otherwise reacting out loud to a movie ever appropriate?

Thu Jul 28 2011, 10:46am | 0 comments

female gazing at: Bill Paxton

Thu May 19 2011, 11:43pm | 0 comments

FX overload is killing next season’s TV; Sammy Hagar comes out as alien infiltree and crazy person; Brad Pitt’s ‘World War Z’ probably dead; more: leftover links

Mon Mar 28 2011, 12:37am | 0 comments

question of the day: Has the definition of “family” and “holiday” movies changed?

Fri Dec 03 2010, 03:01am | 0 comments

my reads: ‘Dracula, the Un-Dead,’ by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt

Sat Aug 28 2010, 05:13pm | 8 comments

‘Toy Story 3’ continues to tear up the British box office

Thu Aug 19 2010, 02:00pm | 1 comment

question of the day: Tim Burton’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ is a billion-dollar movie: why?

Thu May 27 2010, 11:34am | 10 comments

because Kate Winslet’s heart going on is way cooler in 3D

Thu Mar 18 2010, 03:24pm | 13 comments

North American box office: ‘Shutter Island’ holds strong

Mon Mar 01 2010, 11:41pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What are your favorite Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio movies, together or separately?

Mon Feb 22 2010, 09:29am | 10 comments

question of the day: Which Oscar-winning Best Picture is least deserving of that award?

Tue Feb 16 2010, 08:55am | 37 comments

U.K. box office: ‘Avatar’ now biggest U.K. movie ever

Thu Feb 11 2010, 03:11pm | 0 comments

North American box office: ‘Avatar’ is unstoppable

Wed Jan 27 2010, 08:12pm | 2 comments

North American box office: James Cameron about to overtake James Cameron…

Wed Jan 20 2010, 11:56pm | 7 comments

North American box office: ‘Avatar’ still shocking and aweing

Tue Jan 12 2010, 08:45pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What is the secret of James Cameron’s success?

Mon Dec 14 2009, 11:03am | 29 comments

2012 (review)

Thu Nov 12 2009, 09:58am | 45 comments

question of the day: What are the best pop songs FROM movies?

Fri Oct 02 2009, 07:58am | 30 comments

question of the day: What are the best pop songs ABOUT movies?

Thu Oct 01 2009, 05:11am | 32 comments

dream cast: imaginary movie about the American Revolution

Thu Jul 02 2009, 05:08pm | 9 comments

North American box office: ‘Madea’ smacks ‘Jonas Brothers’

Tue Mar 03 2009, 04:01pm | 0 comments

U.K. box office: no joy for Klaatu in the U.K., either

Thu Dec 18 2008, 10:56pm | 0 comments

trailer break: ‘Revolutionary Road’

Fri Nov 28 2008, 01:06pm | 0 comments

‘Doctor Who’ blogging: “Voyage of the Damned”

Fri Apr 18 2008, 11:14am | 21 comments

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