My Two Cents (Daily) - Criterion's July includes Big Chill & Scanners, plus Pompeii & 3 Days to Kill announced http://t.co/q3s0KBaJgz
If it can be difficult to remember who won the Academy Award for Best Picture, it’s downright mindbending trying to remember everything else it was up against. In An Honor To Be Nominated, I’ll be taking a look back at some of the movies the Oscar didn’t go to and trying to determine if they were robbed, if the Academy got it right, or if they should ever have been nominated in the first place. [Read on here…]
Back in 2011, I started a gig as DVD columnist for a website called The Morton Report. It was (and is) a fine site but after awhile, the challenge of writing about the same subject for two different outlets began to take its toll. I left the site and devoted my DVD-related ramblings back to The Bits.
While I was there, I created a column called An Honor To Be Nominated. The mission statement for the column was fairly simple: [Read on here...]
A good number of you have asked if it would be possible for me to compile an alphabetical list of every Most Wanted pick to date. Understandably so, since going through the three albums image by image is a time-consuming chore. Ask and ye shall receive. Here are all of the still unavailable Most Wanted picks since the very beginning of the project. Enjoy.
No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. The Electric Theatre has returned. But you may ask, where's it been? And why is it back on The Bits instead of on that kinda ugly battleship grey site? Well, therein lies a tale. I'll try to keep it brief. If you don't care, feel free to skip this next paragraph.
Welcome to 2011, everyone. I trust you all had a wonderful and relaxing holiday season and are fully reinvigorated, ready to take on the new year and whatever it may bring. Yeah, neither am I really, but I guess we don’t have a whole lot of choice in the matter. But before 2011 builds up too much steam, let’s take yet another look back at 2010.