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Director – Stanley Kubrick

Starring – R. Lee Ermey, Adam Baldwin, Matthew Modine and Vincent D’onofrio

IMDB – 8.3/10

Rotten Tomatoes – 94% 752 more words

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Review: Nightcrawler; or, The Chill of Capital (2014; dir. Dan Gilroy)

To say that reviewing Nightcrawler (2014; dir. Dan Gilroy) is a difficult task would be an understatement.  Nightcrawler haunts the viewer like something out of  815 more words




Director – Morten Tyldum

Starring – Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightly, Mark Strong, Matthew Goode and Allen Leech

IMDB – 8.2/10

Rotten Tomatoes –  363 more words

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Animal impulses of the "Wild Tales" (2014)

aka “Relatos Salvajes”

Humans are animals. Mammals to be exact. Sometimes in life we are pushed to the edge. There are impulses we can’t control. Sometimes we are gliding on the razor blade with only inches between us and the final cut. 991 more words

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These Were the Films That Benefited Most from the Oscars Expanding the Best Picture Category

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body that hands out the Oscars, is reportedly mulling a switch back to five Best Picture nominees only, as an expansion intended to get more blockbusters into the mix is widely seen as a failure. 186 more words

Poetic reconciliation in "Wild" (2014)

Every week I read the NYT book list, and most of the last year “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed was there. I must admit, I wasn’t interested in reading it. 782 more words

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Director – Jon Favreau

Starring – Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Bridges, Gwenyth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Clark Gregg, Paul Bettany and Jon Favreau

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