The Reel Deal

  • REELDEAL_OSCAR_20150207

    Who Will Win & Who Should Win By Tyler Malone Winter 2014-2015 — BEST PICTURE The Nominees: American Sniper, Birdman, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Imitation Game, Selma, The Theory of Everything, and Whiplash. What Should Have Been Nominated: Jean-Luc Godard”s Goodbye to Language didn”t get nominated and barely got a release in the states, but it is one of the best films of the year and the only… Read more »

  • 110Films2014-1

    Counting Down the Films of 2014 from Best to Worst By Tyler Malone Winter 2014-2015 – For each of the last five years, here at PMc Magazine, I”ve catalogued all the films I”ve seen in that given year and placed them in order of my personal preference from best to worst. I saw 110 2014 releases this year: everything from a plotless and near-perfect film that was 12-years-in-the-making (Boyhood) to… Read more »

  • Nightcrawler

    A Reel Deal Film Review By Tyler Malone Fall 2014 — Reel Rating: 5 out of 5 — “A REAL AMERICAN HERO?” “Why aren’t we at the rape in Vincent Park like everyone else?” asks assistant Rick (Riz Ahmed) to his boss, freelance cameraman Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal). Bloom seems to have a sixth sense for finding the better accident, the better crime scene, the better “story.” In his own… Read more »


    A Reel Deal Film Review By Tyler Malone Summer 2014 — Reel Rating: 5 out of 5 — “PERSONHOOD” If I have any complaint about Richard Linklater”s unprecedented cinematic experiment, Boyhood, it”s with the title. Sure, the film follows Mason Jr. from the age of five until he goes off to college at the age of eighteen, and therefore is most prominently a story of “boyhood,” but the film isn”t… Read more »