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Eric’s Alternate Oscars

I love awards season, and I love the Oscars. They don’t honor every great film, and they are for the most part pointless in dictating which great films live on in history, but it’s a fun night where we attempt to celebrate the best of the year.  Just for fun, though, I decided to compile… Read more »

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The Best Films of 2012, #1-10

Note: I have yet to see Zero Dark Thirty and Amour, both of which could’ve shown up on the top 20 list. I apologize in advance for the possible exclusions, but take that into consideration when I post those reviews in the coming weeks. Most end-of-year lists include ten films. I like that idea, the… Read more »

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The Best Male Leads of 2012

Note: I have yet to see Amour, for which Jean-Louis Trintignant could possibly have shown up on this list. I apologize for the exclusion, but I will be seeing the film in early January. There are always outstanding performances each year, but I can’t think of one in recent memory that has held a stronger… Read more »

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The Best Supporting Actors of 2012

Note: I have yet to see Zero Dark Thirty, which supposedly holds a strong performance from Jason Clarke. Pardon the exclusion, for I will not be seeing the film until January 11th. Actors often find their footing in supporting roles, showcasing their acting potential while essentially auditioning for larger, more front-and-center roles. Most of the… Read more »

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The Best Supporting Actresses of 2012

Supporting actresses are often the lifeblood of ensemble films, making or breaking the material depending on just how rich the roles are. This year, there weren’t as many ensembles prominent that dictated these performances, but rather smaller, compact films that focused on a few main characters. It just so happened that some of these women… Read more »