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Philomena

Philomena

By on Nov 27 2013 in Titles

An exquisite contemplation on the ways of Nature and Grace, with superb performances and execution. And one *heck* of a story.

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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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12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

By on Oct 25 2013 in Titles

Let the nomination rollout commence. And Steve McQueen claims his name.

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Pulling Strings

Pulling Strings

By on Oct 03 2013 in Titles

A fun option for anyone inclined to see it in the first place (for whatever reason), and mandatory for any RomCom fan.

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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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Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness

By on May 17 2013 in Titles

Ambiguity, equity, and inexorability. Packaged in light-speed action, bare-knuckle combat, cracker-crisp dialogue, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Mama

Mama

By on Jan 18 2013 in Titles

Familiar tale well executed. And those visuals…

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Amour

Amour

By on Jan 18 2013 in Titles

One sees why these two are superstars in their native France. Deeply moving, unflinching, unforgettable, mandatory.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

By on Dec 14 2012 in Titles

Scrumptiously harrowing and all we could expect and hope for. Peter Jackson and company are back, and the tradition begins again…

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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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