Best Director & Writing of 2018

Best Director Nailing down best the best direction in a film, rather than stellar writing or acting carrying a film to notoriety, is a challenging endeavor. You must see the hand, and never know you’ve been touched. The film is… Continue Reading

Outstanding Direction and Writing of 2017

This was a strong year filled with amazing films.  The directing and writing were certainly difficult to narrow down, but I’ve done it.  Below are the directors and writers I loved this year. My nominees are: Best Director  BPM (Beats… Continue Reading

Outstanding Acting of 2017

There have been some exceptional performances well worth recognizing for their character, nuance and heart. My nominees are: The Leading Gentlemen Best Actor in a Leading Role Nahuel Pérez Biscayart – BPM (Beats Per Minute) (“Sean Dalmazo”) Emotional heft is… Continue Reading

The Tech of 2017

Let’s begin the year from the background to the foreground.  This year in film has been sometimes gorgeous, sometimes heartbreaking, and ever so intriguing.  After last year’s take overs by La La Land, Arrival, Jackie, and The Handmaiden, this year should greet us… Continue Reading

Top 25 of 2015

2015 was one hell of a year: So many good movies, so many good life moves, over 52000 words written, 53 twitter followers (@OutToTheMovies), and 3 legitimate comments!  I’ve loved getting to write all my billions of movie related thoughts that… Continue Reading