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Danny Baldwin’s Top 10 Films of 2017

Danny Baldwin’s Top 10 Films of 2017

This is the sixteenth year I’ve written an annual Top 10 list, which means I’ve been compiling them for over half my life. While the exercise in some way feels more arbitrary than ever, in that I’m now able to look back on those initial lists from more than a decade ago and recognize how […]

Critic Speak Podcast: Episode 11

We’re back! Now that James has returned from a three-week trip to Mississippi, we’re ready to talk movies at you. On our new episode, we discuss Jim Carrey’s disavowal of “Kick-Ass 2” due to his views on gun control, play a round of “Who Would You Rather Sit Next To?” with scenarios submitted by listeners, […]

Review: “Pacific Rim”

Review: “Pacific Rim”

“Pacific Rim” belongs in a better summer for movies. At a time when virtually every would-be blockbuster release is a dreary franchise entry, when what were once dazzling special effects have been whittled down into the mundane, “Pacific Rim” does something enthralling. Here we have a movie heavily inspired by existing material but not a […]