I see a lot of movies. I comment on a lot of movies. And armed with that info and a crowbar, you can pry me from the general populace. Most people, even critics, won’t compare Titanic to “The Love Boat: The Next Wave”, nor call Martin Lawrence and Tim Allen the Lennon-McCartney of thumbs down. Fewer still would stop to consider appropriate professions for Memento’s Leonard: Rodeo clown? Toll booth attendant?

I see more bad movies than anybody you can name. I also go on for pages about films which probably weren’t that bad, but I hated anyway, like Gosford Park and The Passion of the Christ. I put everything worth reading in an annual document called “The Year in Film”. Piqued? Read on.

This page allows you to download PDF versions of all published essays. Right click and choose Save to save the document to your computer. You will need Adobe Reader to view the PDF files.

Coming soon: website versions of these essays so you can read them right in your browser.