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And So It Goes

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/25/2014
And So It Goes

A casting mistake brought the whole thing down. >sob<

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Wish I Was Here

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/25/2014
Wish I Was Here

Winning and whimsical, if not necessarily lasting.

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Boyhood

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/18/2014
Boyhood

If ever a film were mandatory viewing, it would be this one.

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RoboCop (2014)

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/13/2014
RoboCop (2014)

Not revolutionary, but solid.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/11/2014
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

This is what I’ll feel like until Andy Serkis starts getting nominated…

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Brave

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/07/2014
Brave

Don’t cry. I dare you. 😉

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Begin Again

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/05/2014
Begin Again

The scene in which we see how a musician thinks is alone worth the price of admission. Reminds me of Madsen describing wine in Sideways.

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Third Person

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/04/2014
Third Person

Beautiful but excessively cool, beyond the point of its story.

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Tammy

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/03/2014
Tammy

I scrapped my review and launched this diatribe instead.

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Snowpiercer

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/02/2014
Snowpiercer

Superb sci-fi action on which one could easily teach a college course or three.

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Obvious Child

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/27/2014
Obvious Child

Not for everyone, but well worth the time for the rest.

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The Rover

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/22/2014
The Rover

Suspenseful, deeply powerful, and Pattinson leaves Edward Cullen in his dust.

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Jersey Boys

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/22/2014
Jersey Boys

Fun for fans of the group, but Eastwood wasn’t the right director for the project.

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The Other Shore

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/22/2014 • Updated 02/26/2016
The Other Shore

Just *SEE THIS*. Seriously.

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The Signal

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/13/2014
The Signal

A mashup of renowned predecessors, but holds great promise.

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Big Men

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/13/2014
Big Men

An unmissable inquiry into international dealing and equity.

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Fading Gigolo

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/08/2014
Fading Gigolo

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Chef

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/08/2014
Chef

One of my favorites of 2014. Just so, so charming.

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Enough Said

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/08/2014
Enough Said

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Words and Pictures

Posted in Movies | Begun 06/06/2014
Words and Pictures

Magnificent for me, probably Time Well Spent for others, but a lovely two hours in any case.

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