It’s another edition of Midday at the Movies, our monthly look at films and filmmaking. Tom is joined once again by among our favorite motion picture mavens– Washington Post movie critic Ann Hornaday. She’s the author of the very popular moviegoers’ guide, Talking Pictures: How to Enjoy Movies.Today, as we get ready
for next Tuesday’s 80th Golden World Awards for the year’s finest in film and television, Ann Hornaday shares her picks for the very best flicks of 2022. Paramount Pictures’Top Weapon: Maverick , the military action sequel starring Tom Cruise-soarsin at the top of her list. Ann Hornaday is a movie critic for the Washington Post and the author of “Talking Images: How to Enjoy Films
.”( image credit: Washington Post) We spotlight a few new releases with strong females’s themes, including director Sarah Polley’s powerful Women Talking and German director Marie Kreutzer’s historic drama, Corsage.And we look at the financial difficulties that have actually forced Maryland Film Festival’s age-old Parkway Theater to reveal it is suspending operations. This news comes on the heels of MFF’s announcement last year that it’s holding off the yearly Maryland Movie Celebration up until 2024, and making changesin the interim to its business model.Ann Hornaday joins us on our digital line.