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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

By on Dec 25 2013 in Titles

It’s a beauty. That is all.

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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

By on Dec 25 2013 in Titles

Goodfellas meets Boiler Room on steroids; or as a fellow screener put it, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas meets Wall Street.

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Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings

By on Nov 15 2013 in Titles

A searing tale of passions found, passions dashed, and the moth-to-flame effect of powerful personality.

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Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club

By on Nov 08 2013 in Titles

star Qualifying Role for Jared Leto | Matthew McConaughey is officially back, and seals his triumphant return with an award-worthy performance.

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Ender’s Game

Ender’s Game

By on Nov 01 2013 in Titles

Simply marvelous for several dazzling reasons, and Moises Arias goes on the Roller Watch!

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Man of Tai Chi

Man of Tai Chi

By on Nov 01 2013 in Titles

Who knew that the entire time Reeves was filming the Matrix trilogy, he was studying in the temple of Wachowski, and awaiting the script that would prove the skill?

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Gravity

Gravity

By on Oct 04 2013 in Titles

While the story could have used just a tad tweaking, the effects are astounding. See it in 3D IMAX if at all possible.

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Riddick

Riddick

By on Sep 06 2013 in Titles

A delicious variation on The Thing that morphed into Aliens, with humor, grit, nobility, and just enough complexity to keep it interesting. Great action fun.

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Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim

By on Jul 11 2013 in Titles

Update three days post-screening: Bumped it up to 4 stars. Really sticking with me and improving every day. Can’t wait for a second viewing.

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Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2

By on Jul 03 2013 in Titles

If you don’t enjoy this movie, you just want to be a curmudgeon.

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