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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

By on Dec 25 2013 in Titles

The sweetest, most intrepid, most beautifully realized personal adventure of the year. Ben Stiller’s best, deserves to become a classic.

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About Time

About Time

By on Nov 01 2013 in Titles

star Qualifying Role for Domhnall Gleeson | Sweet and sentimental in the best sense of those words. Grab a Kleenex (you”ll be glad)…

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Don Jon

Don Jon

By on Oct 06 2013 in Titles

Shame lite and an excellent debut: funny, insightful, and likely puts Gordon-Levitt on the Roller Watch to boot.

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Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine

By on Sep 15 2013 in Titles

Narcissistic Personality Disorder gets its comeuppance.

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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

By on Nov 21 2012 in Titles

Wright’s use of a theatrical setting conveyed all the novel’s magnificent layers, and the performances astound.

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The Sessions

The Sessions

By on Nov 09 2012 in Titles

Offers us an unusual doorway into matters ultimately of the spirit, and places John Hawkes squarely atop any rational awards ballot.

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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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The Five-Year Engagement

The Five-Year Engagement

By on Apr 27 2012 in Titles

Superb direction and deceptively stellar performances turn a potentially vapid or moronic script into an unabashed gem.

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I Don’t Know How She Does It

I Don’t Know How She Does It

By on Sep 16 2011 in Titles

I was braced for formulaic madcap forgettability, but my trust in the Weinsteins is strong, and they never let me down!

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Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Crazy, Stupid, Love.

By on Jul 29 2011 in Titles

Perfection. Perfection! Witty, ironic, playful, sincere, mature, insightful, finely woven, sparklingly hilarious, likely headed for Desert Island.

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