Posts Tagged ‘Silver Linings Playbook’
Mary Elizabeth Winstead in "Smashed"

The Best Lead Performances of 2012

Kristian Lin
In some years, the men get the lion’s share of the great leading roles, but in 2012, it was the women who did the shinier work in the lead roles. (The same can’t be said for the supporting roles this year, but then the wome...


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The Best Supporting Performances of 2012

Kristian Lin
I don’t expect all these performances to be nominated come Oscar time, but then my picks for the best supporting performances of the year never match up with the Academy voters’, or my fellow critics’. (This is especially...



Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan sit poolside in the movie of the year, Ruby Sparks.

Top 10 Movies

They’re not the ones you’re expecting.
KRISTIAN LIN
I don’t have enough slots! That’s always a nice problem to have when making a list of the year’s best movies. Even taking into account a number of heavyweight contenders that didn’t make my list (because I think they’...


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The Best Movie Dialogue of 2012

Kristian Lin
Once again, it’s time for my favorite recurring blog post of the year. As you’ll recall, I published a 2011 version of this post last January. As always, this post is based on my transcription of dialogue from the f...



Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook."

LSIFF Report (Day 3)

Kristian Lin
Much bigger crowds on Friday than the previous two days for LSIFF. This isn’t to be wondered at, with the weekend beckoning. Even Jayne Mansfield’s Car on opening night didn’t attract a completely full house, but both scr...