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‘Enemy’ Movie Review

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In 2013, director Denis Villeneuve brought one of my favorite movies of the year, ‘Prisoners,’ to the big screen to widespread acclaim.  I was amazed by the great storytelling and dark, gritty presentation of the ...

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2014 Oscar Nominated Short Films (Live Action) Review

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Short films are often difficult to come by, so for those die hard Oscar fans who want to see the Oscar nominated short films before the awards ceremony takes place it can be quite a ...

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‘Her’ Review: Joaquin Phoenix And A Scarlett Johansson Voice Star

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There have been a lot of powerful, Oscar worthy individual performances this year, from Matthew McConaughey to Leonardo DiCaprio to Bruce Dern.  Add Joaquin Phoenix to this list for what is one of the most ...

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‘Stuck In Love’ Review: Romantic Comedy Stuck In More Than Love

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I’m a big fan of a good, indie romantic comedy.  They are usually funnier, less cheesy, more relatable and just better written than the big budget rom-coms with the A-List stars that have no chemistry ...

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‘Blue Jasmine’ Review: Cate Blanchett Shines in Woody Allen’s Latest

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Woody Allen has made more movies than any director I can think of, and of course with such a large filmography there are going to be varying degrees of success.  He’s known for some of ...

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The Desolation of Smaug Review: Better Than The First?

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 The first installment in Peter Jacksons Hobbit trilogy, ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ got mixed reviews.  I personally felt that the criticism was a little unjust, as I enjoyed the film far more than I ...

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‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Review: Another Coen Brothers Masterpiece?

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The Coen Brothers make amazing movies.  Their films are tall tales, fables and legends, presented in whatever format or environment they want to attack at the time.  They are stories with meaning, and they are ...

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‘American Hustle’ Review: Oscar Worthy Or David O Russel Con?

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David O. Russel’s Silver Linings Playbook was a massive success in 2012 and cemented his status as a maker of great films and potentially even careers in the case of Jennifer Lawrence.  His follow up ...

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Wolf Of Wall Street Review: Scorsese and Dicaprio Back Together

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I’ll start off by saying that I went into this movie with great bias and high expectations. I’ll unapologetically admit that I’m a huge Leonardo DiCaprio fan and a huge Martin Scorsese fan. I think ...

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‘Nebraska’ Review: Bruce Dern Cashes In

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Alexander Payne has made a living making movies about families and relationships.  He doesn’t direct movies that often but when he does they tend to be pretty good.  His latest project, Nebraska, a black and ...

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