Twenty-five films have been named to the National Film Registry, among them The Empire Strikes Back, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, The Exorcist, Make Way for Tomorrow, and Cry of Jazz.
Amnesty International has gotten involved in protesting the 6-year prison sentence given to Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof.
Yahoo picks the best and worst movie posters of 2010. That Jackass 3D poster ain’t bad, and the Inception one isn’t that grand, but the rest of the designations are spot-on.
Over at The New York Times, Stanley Fish discusses narrative and the grace of God on the occasion of having seen Joel and Ethan Coen’s fine True Grit.
Fish’s colleague A.O. Scott looks back at Richard Linklater’s Waking Life.
David Thomson at The New Republic prefers Peter Weir’s new film The Way Back to David Fincher’s The Social Network.
Gamespot names the sweet Red Dead Redemption the best game of 2010, disappointing Mario lovers everywhere.
Adam Zanzie in defense of Saving Private Ryan.
The TSA sucks, but you knew that already.
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