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Tag: Drama

Another Year

Another Year

By on Jan 16 2012 in Titles

Recommended, but after two viewings still cannot decide what I think of this pair..

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Shame

Shame

By on Dec 16 2011 in Titles

Magnificent! A difficult beat, but one that brings illumination and understanding, and Fassbender is sensational. Performance and picture in my top five for 2011.

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Young Adult

Young Adult

By on Dec 16 2011 in Titles

One of those that will come fully into itself on a second viewing, and well rewards fans of the cast, crew, dramas, and characters studies (oh ~ and impossibly cute dogs, holy cow).

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My Week with Marilyn

My Week with Marilyn

By on Nov 23 2011 in Titles

Michelle Williams’ portrayal of Monroe is the best since Blanchett channeled Hepburn.

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Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

By on Nov 18 2011 in Titles

It’s truly well done, and were I a Twihard, I’d be utterly, hopelessly, captivated.

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The Descendants

The Descendants

By on Nov 18 2011 in Titles

Witty, fully dimensional, poignant and heartfelt without being melodramatic. A must-see, especially for drama fans.

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J. Edgar

J. Edgar

By on Nov 11 2011 in Titles

Not all one might hope for, but solid ~ simply a bit uneven.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

By on Oct 29 2011 in Titles

star Qualifying Role for Rhys Ifans | Whether or not every particular element bears out, this one’s a personal dream come true.

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Janie Jones

Janie Jones

By on Oct 28 2011 in Titles

Heartfelt, beautifully executed, and a fabulous platform for Breslin. She’s looking to have a smooth transition into adult roles, good for her!

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Margin Call

Margin Call

By on Oct 21 2011 in Titles

A probable-enough depiction of what went down all over Wall Street. Truly chilling on several levels.

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