Force Majeure

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Eyed for 'Force Majeure' Remake
One of the absolute best films last year was Ruben Ostlund’s Force Majeure, a Swedish dark comedy dealing with marital dynamics. As with most great foreign films, the rights to Force Majeure have been acquired for a U.S. remake (insert eye roll), but there’s hope for this one yet: Juli…
Watch a Director React to (and Freak Out Over) His Oscar Snub
Imagine what it must be like to make a movie. You pour your heart, soul, and several years of your life into it. It gets nice reviews, makes a little money. People tell you you’re an Oscar contender. Then people tell you you’re a major Oscar contender. Then you wake one day and watch t…
Ranking the 2015 Oscar Snubs From Forgivable to WTF
Yep, it’s that time of the year again. The 2015 Oscar nominations are here and it’s time for everyone to get outraged and cynical over which movies get the opportunity to take home statuettes of naked golden dudes. Sure, we always tell ourselves that the Academy Awards don’t rea…
The Best Movies of 2014 (According to Mike Sampson)
I’m gonna let you in on a little secret: No one likes putting together a Top 10 list. Oh, don’t get me wrong; it’s fun at a party if someone asks you, “What were your favorite movies this year?” and you can just rattle off a list of titles in no particular order, n…
The Best Movies of 2014
It wasn’t a great year for critics in movies—see ‘Birdman’ (or ‘Chef’ [or ‘Top Five’ (or ‘Big Eyes’)])—but it was a great year for critics at movies. 2014 offered an tremendous variety of fantastic films: big and small; for…