Top 10 Films of 2017
Feature

Top 10 Films of 2017

The staff at Filmic Magazine is excited to present its fourth annual Top 10 feature! Over a period of two weeks, Filmic members were asked to submit ranked lists reflecting the very best 2016 films they saw.  The following is the final ranked aggregate. HONORABLE MENTIONS Logan (dir James Mangold) In this current era of superheroes and shared universes … Continue reading

Paterson
Contemporary Review / Review

Paterson

by Alex BirdEarly on in Paterson, Adam Driver’s eponymous bus driver writes a poem in which he meticulously describes his favorite brand of matches. He titles it “Love Poem.” Like Paterson’s poems (the title refers to both the New Jersey city and the main character), this movie is all about finding beauty in the ordinary. … Continue reading

Top 10 Films of 2015
Feature

Top 10 Films of 2015

Over a period of two weeks, Filmic members were asked to submit ranked lists reflecting the very best 2015 films they saw. 21 lists were ultimately received and 64 titles of considerable diversity were named. The following is the final ranked aggregate: HONORABLE MENTIONS The Hateful Eight (dir. Quentin Tarantino) What we get with The … Continue reading

Selma, Compton and a Place Called Hollywood: Implications of the Oscars Controversy
Essay

Selma, Compton and a Place Called Hollywood: Implications of the Oscars Controversy

by Byron BixlerFor the second straight year, we find ourselves having a conversation about race and the Academy Awards. Accusations of unchecked racism are flooding social media once more, but this time, the “hashtag uproar” is translating to boycotts and the Academy’s Board of Governors has already announced dramatic changes to increase the diversity of … Continue reading