"Hugo" and "The Decendants" get two thumbs up. "Melancholia" on the other hand gets two thumbs down.
A Muppets encounter with the Occupy movement might have made for a more interesting reboot of the franchise.
The prosecutors and judges as well, intended to make sure that Hitler's war and attendant atrocities would never happen again.
The success of "Days of Glory" actually forced the French government to improve benefits to Algerian veterans.
Once again there were many thrilling new documentaries at the Toronto International Film Festival.
With the world facing increased poverty as the rich get richer, filmmakers are examining the ramifications of shifting populations.
Last year it was "Made In Dagenham." Probably the most worker-oriented film at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was the class-conscious "Snows Of Kilimanjaro."
This year's Toronto International Film Festival offered another amazing array of films, with over 350 titles to choose from.
Here's a wrap-up of highlights from the 7th Annual Traverse City Film Festival that were not mentioned in previous columns.
The ever-present Michael Moore, probably the most successful documentarian in world history, had a strong say in the choice of films screened at this progressive gathering.