Gone Girl Review: Sympathy for the Devil
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Gone Girl Review: Sympathy for the Devil

“So if you meet me Have some courtesy Have some sympathy, and some taste Use…

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Birdman
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Birdman

“I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the…

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True Stories of Political Oppression, Grief Recovery and Imitation Games
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True Stories of Political Oppression, Grief Recovery and Imitation Games

Review: Portrait of the Artist in Boyhood
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Review: Portrait of the Artist in Boyhood

“He stood at the window of the empty cafe and watched the activites in the…

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The Bittersweet Celebration of Life Itself
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The Bittersweet Celebration of Life Itself

What we know about life: it lasts mere seconds by any measure. What we know…

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Mommy – Xavier Dolan’s Breathtaking, Revisionist Coming of Age
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Mommy – Xavier Dolan’s Breathtaking, Revisionist Coming of Age

The Search: From Silent Films to the War in Chechnya
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The Search: From Silent Films to the War in Chechnya

Oscar-winning director Michel Hazanavicius has shifted his focus from riffing on famous genres to making…

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Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller’s Third Great Film about the American Dream
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Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller’s Third Great Film about the American Dream

“That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to…

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Maps to the Stars: Cronenberg’s Best Film in a Decade
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Maps to the Stars: Cronenberg’s Best Film in a Decade

“I started making plans to kill my own kind,” Violent Femmes David Cronenberg is an…

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The Homesman – Haunted by How the West was Won
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The Homesman – Haunted by How the West was Won

The Homesman works as both an entertaining western as well as a subtle commentary on…

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