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Frank J. Avella’s
Film and Theater Column
THE BEST OF 2009 and of THE DECADE

I have decided to choose a top 13 for my favorite movies of 2009 as well as this past decade (even though the decade doesn’t technically end until NEXT year). It’s my lucky number and who decided 10 was the definitive quantity anyway!....(more)

LIV a Little
Cries and Whispers Revival screening
Liv Ullmann Q & A
A Streetcar Named Desire
Starring Cate Blanchett

My Liv Ullmann day began with a screening of a disturbing classic film and ended with one of the great theatrical events of the last few years. ..(more)
 

Film Reviews

  Roland Emmerich's 2012
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Daniel Grou's 7 Days (Les 7 jours du talion)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Lars von Trier’s Antichrist
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Lars von Trier’s Antichrist
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
 

James Cameron's Avatar
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  Scott Cooper's Crazy Heart
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  The Spierig Brothers’s Daybreakers
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Clint Eastwood's Invictus
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Nancy Meyers's It's Complicated
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Michael Hoffman's The Last Station
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Anand Tucker’s Leap Year
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Richard Linklater's Me And Orson Welles
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  Oren Moverman's The Messenger
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Geralyn Pezanoski's Mine
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith's
The Most Dangerous Man in America
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Rob Marshall's Nine
Reviewed by Wendy R. Williams
  Lee Daniels’s
Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Lee Daniel's
Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Cheryl Hines's Serious Moonlight
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Tom Ford's A Single Man
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Anthony Fabian's Skin
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
 

DVD/BLU-RAY Reviews

  Marc Webb’s (500) Days of Summer
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Laurent Cantet’s The Class
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Stephan Elliott’s Easy Virtue
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Rowan Woods' Fragments
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  HBO Mini-Series Generation Kill
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  HBO's Grey Gardens
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  John Cassavetes’ Husbands
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Armando Iannucci’s In the Loop
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  HBO’s Into the Storm
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Nora Ephron's Julie and Julia
BLU-RAY
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Steve Shill’s Obsessed
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Jake Cashill's Oral Fixation
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Johnathon Schaech's The Poker Club
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  HBO’s Rome: The Complete Series
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Jack Garfein's The Strange One
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  James Mottern’s Trucker
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Alan Ball's True Blood
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Patrick Tatopoulos' Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Matt Tyrnauer's Valentino: The Last Emperor
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Woody Allen’s Whatever Works
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

 

 



 

 


 

 

 

 



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