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A Most Violent Year

Based on its title and the Godfather-esque posters and marketing material, you could be forgiven for thinking that A Most Violent Year is something quite different to what you ultimately get with JC Chandor’s third feature as director. 680 more words

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A Most Violent Year

When I first saw the title A Most Violent Year I immediately pictured a movie overflowing with violence and gore. With the wrong director at the helm this film could have been a complete snooze-fest of mind-numbing brutality. 473 more words

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A Most Violent Year, or, OR IS IT?

Spoilers for A Most Violent Year ahead.

All I’m saying is, A Most Violent Year takes place over the course of like thirty days and has a total body count of one. 480 more words

Pony Tricks

"Never mind about me ..." ~~Jack Benny

We all try, to some degree, to promote ourselves. That’s why we’re all experts at picking out the self-promoters, shameless or otherwise. And that’s why self-promotion is rarely effective as we may want it to be. 143 more words

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FILM REVIEW: A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year (J.C. Chandor, 2014)

Still a relative newbie on the scene, director and writer J.C. Chandor has quickly proved he can play up there with the big guns. 716 more words

A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year’s best scene comes early, and it’s not a hijacking or shootout. It’s a simple conversation between aspiring New York heating-oil baron Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) and three of his new door-to-door salesmen. 744 more words

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