100 Exceptional American Movies in 10 Genres: 2017 Version

After finishing my last series with the grandiose title (“Better than AFI’s Top 100“), I thought I’d take a longer break from a series. “The British Film Institute’s top 100 British films turns twenty in 2019,” I said to myself. “You could catch up on those in eighteen months. Or,” I said, and this is… Read More 100 Exceptional American Movies in 10 Genres: 2017 Version

The American Blockbuster Bubble

The Hollywood Reporter recently published a Todd McCarthy article wondering, basically, about sequel fatigue. The summer, he notes, movies like Transformers: The Last Knight, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and Cars 3 have each sputtered at the American box office. This is our fifth Transformers movie since 2007, our fifth Pirates movie since 2003, and… Read More The American Blockbuster Bubble