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"A MOST VIOLENT YEAR" (2014) - REVIEW ~ Incl. Q & A w/Cast & Dir/Prod/Writer

Truth be told ~ A Most Violent Year could come off sounding like the most boring movie ever about the most dry industry ever. Set in New York City in 1981, … 785 more words

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A Most Violent Year

J. C. Chandor is a little too brave for his own good…not that I’m complaining. In just three films as a director (“Margin Call” and “All Is Lost” before this), he has cemented himself as one of my favorite filmmakers–in fact, most of the top critics seem to be on board concerning his newest feature. 501 more words


Two years later, Sandy Hook teachers refuse to get discouraged. An awesome oral history of "Boogie Nights." And Johnny Football, not so good at NFL football

Charlotte Bacon. Daniel Barden. Rachel Davino. Olivia Engel. Josephine Gay. Ana M. Marquez-Greene. Dylan Hockley. Dawn Hocksprung. Madeline F. Hsu. Catherine V. Hubbard. Chase Kowalski. Jesse Lewis. 649 more words

10 Incredible, Underrated Film Performances From 2014

As the movie year is drawing to a close and every day begets more Top 10 lists and critics awards, it’s becoming easier and easier to take some fairly educated guesses as to how the Academy Award nominations are going to shake out. 1,267 more words


Watch a French-language teaser for the animated 'The Little Prince'

Typically, CGI versions of beloved properties can make us wary, but there’s something lovely about this French-language teaser for Mark Osborne’s adaptation of The Little Prince 142 more words


Oscar Watch: A Most Violent Year

The Best Picture race took yet another turn today when the National Board of Review named JC Chandor’s early 80s set New York City crime thriller  263 more words


This is 40 AKA Life Is Going to Suck


Heads up, every once in a while a movie hits me in such a way that my review turns into a rant and Judd Apatow’s This Is 40 is going to be one of those reviews. 514 more words