Posts Tagged ‘Precious’

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Despite an award-worthy performance from newcomer Andra Day, Hulu's "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," never climbs above average. Director Lee Daniels helms a biopic that features great moments but is often melodramatic and cliche.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire

A harrowing story of self-reliance continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Video extras: The Good, the Bad and the Chintzy

In this week's show, Joe and Chris yap about video extras -- why some are so sublime, and others suck so hard.

Oscar reflections

In this week's show, Joe and Chris ruminate and pontificate about the Oscar winners and losers and the show itself.


Difficult to watch but not to be missed, "Precious" is a harrowing tale of our most precious humanity.

Coming to DVD March 9

Oscar nominated "Up in the Air" and "Precious" join "Old Dogs," "Planet 51" and "Capitalism: A Love Story" all on DVD this week.


A harrowing, if occasionally hoary, story of a teenager’s survival and self-reliance amid demonic domesticity.