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Tag: 5 Stars

Argo

Argo

By on Oct 12 2012 in Titles

star Qualifying Role for Rory Cochrane | Dazzling. And how unimaginably gratifying for all involved.

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Arbitrage

Arbitrage

By on Sep 14 2012 in Titles

Gere is at the top of his game, we’re back in the rarefied air of An Officer and a Gentlemen, Pretty Woman, and Unfaithful.

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The Bourne Legacy

The Bourne Legacy

By on Aug 10 2012 in Titles

Excellent in its own right, and Gilroy’s laid the groundwork for a whole new (even better?) conversation.

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Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild

By on Aug 02 2012 in Titles

I used the word “staggering” here ~ not sure I’ve done that with a film before…

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

By on Jun 21 2012 in Titles

Writer and debut director Lorene Scafaria is officially on the Interested list.

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Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom

By on Jun 15 2012 in Titles

I think this film may well be perfect…

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Darling Companion

Darling Companion

By on May 17 2012 in Titles

Sublime for people who consider their dogs to be family; perhaps a bit of a yawn for those who don’t.

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

By on May 11 2012 in Titles

The final thirty seconds alone are worth the price of admission.

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

By on Mar 23 2012 in Titles

Uplifting, inspiring, quick-witted, lively, and simply not to be missed.

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Seeking Justice

Seeking Justice

By on Mar 16 2012 in Titles

At last, a worthy example of a healthy recovery from trauma. (Well, and then there’s the vigilante part…)

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