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The One I Love, reviewed: Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass break up in the twilight zone

Sophie (Elisabeth Moss) and Ethan (Mark Duplass) really only think they can still talk. Sitting in their couples’ therapist’s office, it’s not the discordant piano exercises or occasional flaring arguments that damn them, it’s just what they actually say. 662 more words


The Purge: Anarchy (2014) - Review

I absolutely hated the first ‘Purge’ film. It made it onto my worst movies of 2013 list, because I simply cannot remember a time when I got angrier at a film. 387 more words

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Finding Fela, reviewed: Documentary about Nigerian activist and Afrobeat pioneer gets into the groove

Fela Kuti inherited his thirst for justice and taste for political activism from both his grandfather and mother. But instead of becoming a white collar professional, as both his brothers did, the Nigerian dissident became a national hero through the medium of music, practiced “not for pleasure but for revolution.” The charismatic subversive also had transgressive ideas: he openly smoked grass, was at one time married to 28 women and kept a polygamous household, and did not believe his children should be educated. 301 more words


LUCY - a review by Jacob Heaton

Starring: Scarlett Johansson (Under the Skin), Morgan Freeman (The Dark Knight), Choi Min-sik (Oldboy), Amr Waked (Contagion… 922 more words

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Heart Theft: "How to Steal a Million" (1966)

     Though William Wyler’s “How to Steal a Million” makes the pretense of being about a million dollar art heist, what it’s really about is Audrey Hepburn… 467 more words