Category: Overlooked

Top 10: Julia Bembenek

Top to tails, here’s the best of the year for ol’ JB. 1/ Nightcrawler Far and away my favorite of the year. Network if it was directed by DePalma, cutting straight to the creep, no bull. Great LA trawl too – always good to see the donut shop landscape displayed to its full potential. 2/...

Overlooked: Alternate Realities

 Y’all, I need to be up-front about something. You probably shouldn’t watch this movie. I had vague memories of enjoying it as a young teenager, knew the science was absurd enough to provide plenty of material for this column, and will watch anything with David Duchovny. But it’s a terrible movie. The soundtrack includes...

Overlooked: LA is My Lady

After 12 years in New York City, I am relocating to Los Angeles, California in the immediate future, and searching out what was overlooked in January for LA is My Lady is the perfect opportunity to showcase some of the films that made me want to make the City of Angels my new home. -John Liang COLLATERAL is a...

Top 10: Erik Luers

Next in the Top 10 Round-Up is contributor Erik Luers, a NY-based film critic who always knows what’s on and does us at BSMC the honor of clueing us in with his column Now Playing.  -Eds. Top 10 lists are both frustrating and necessary: The Top 10 part is frustrating, the desire for lists is...