Character Study

…And Justice for All.

First viewing 05/02/2008
Posted in Movies
…And Justice for All.

It’s wondrous to see Pacino in his heyday, before he had so many laurels to rest on. We forget it today.

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12 Angry Men

First viewing 05/31/2008
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12 Angry Men

One of the greatest dramas ever filmed (Lumet is such a master).

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127 Hours

First viewing 02/05/2010
Posted in Movies

First rule of hiking etc.: *always* use the buddy system.

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20th Century Women

First viewing 01/20/2017
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20th Century Women

Crisp, perceptive, and brilliantly performed.

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23 Blast

First viewing 10/24/2014
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23 Blast

Solidly executed, well told, and refreshingly upbeat.

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25th Hour

First viewing 05/31/2008
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25th Hour

Of all Life’s bitter pills, regret enjoys no spoonful of sugar.

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45 Years

First viewing 01/28/2016
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45 Years

Overflowing with important questions to ponder – and worth pondering before Life forces the ponder.

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50/50

First viewing 09/30/2011
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50/50

How one can laugh all the way through the story of man very likely dying is a testament to the mettle and talent of the principals.

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7 Chinese Brothers

First viewing 12/09/2015
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7 Chinese Brothers

A quiet little gem (and worth it for Arrow alone!).

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99 Homes

First viewing 11/15/2015
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99 Homes

Where exactly does self-care meet the Dark Side?

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A Beautiful Mind

First viewing 05/31/2008
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A Bigger Splash

First viewing 05/20/2016
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A Bigger Splash

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A Christmas Carol (1938)

First viewing 05/31/2008
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A Christmas Carol (1951)

First viewing 05/31/2008
Posted in Movies

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A Christmas Carol (2009)

First viewing 11/30/2010
Posted in Movies

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A Dangerous Method

First viewing 11/12/2011
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A Dangerous Method

Now officially Smitten with Fassbender.

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A Face in the Crowd

First viewing 05/31/2008
Posted in Movies

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A History of Violence

First viewing 05/31/2008
Posted in Movies
A History of Violence

Taut, surprising, deeply compelling, and earned William Hurt an Oscar nod for thirteen minutes of screen time.

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A Hologram for the King

First viewing 04/22/2016
Posted in Movies
A Hologram for the King

Good for the soul, this one.

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A Little Sex

First viewing 02/01/2004
Posted in Movies

 

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