A Separation

They may not be have any Hollywood actors in them, but the two movies in today’s DVD review are definitely worth checking out.


Asghar Farhadi’s nimble characterizations are painted with all different shades and the story unfolds naturally and realistically. That’s one reason he was the only screenwriter to be nominated this year for a script written in an entirely different language.


Trey Hock’s take on the best films of 2011 shows that even in a bad year for film there can be at least 10 standout motion pictures.


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Top 10 Best Movies of 2011

by Eric Melin on January 3, 2012

in Top 10s

Before I started tallying up the movies that made the biggest impression this year, I thought it may have been a weak year for film. It turns out I was dead wrong. Although only one film this year made my hair stand up on end, there were plenty of moving, adventurous, and original films in 2011.