2013 in Film: The End of Happily Ever After?

*Potential spoilers for Frozen, Don Jon, The Great Gatsby, Her, Before Midnight* 2013 was definitely a big year for movies (mediocre blockbuster season aside) with some great releases coming in nearly every genre. There were a number of trends and themes that were prevalent last year, but the tone of many of last year’s biggest…

My Top 10 Movies of 2013

We’ve made it through yet another year in cinema and I’ve got to say that it was a pretty good one. I saw 76 2013 releases this year and of those I thought about 40 of them were pretty enjoyable. From there it only got harder to narrow down the list. These ten movies are…

Catching Up: Fall Movie Micro-Reviews

Once again I’ve gotten very busy and my full blown written reviews have been put on the back burner for the last couple of months, but fear not! I have still been working on weekly video reviews for the cinemaniacs youtube page and I’ve still been doing a little bit of work with my monthly…

Don Jon: A World Addicted To Expectations

Last weekend Joseph Gordon Levitt’s first major pet project Don Jon hit theaters to a warm box office welcome and some really exciting critical acclaim. It’s one that I’ve been hotly anticipating ever since it premiered at Sundance last January. Instead of doing a standard review for this movie, I thought I’d do some analysis….