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  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    ★★½

    Would've worked better as a Halloween episode of Quincy.

  • Elle

    Elle

    ★★★★★

    I think it's very safe to say that Paul Verhoeven has not mellowed with age.

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  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    INT. UNMARKED CAR -- NIGHT

    DETECTIVE JOHNNY LOUD [Tom Hanks] slides into the passenger seat of the unmarked car holding a tray of coffee. Retired ex-cop and temporary partner RICK CLOSE [Max Von Sydow] reaches over from the driver's seat to grab his cup of joe.

    RICK
    This better not have cream in it, knucklehead.

    Johnny rolls his eyes and then looks directly into the camera as if to say "do you folks believe this old coot?" to the audience.…

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★★★

    Bloody, cathartic and hugely entertaining. The editing seems a little off -- Sally Menke is sadly missed -- but it's easy to look past a bit of glut when you're watching Tarantino so effortlessly conquer yet another genre.

    Took off half a star for his Australian accent but put it back upon his appropriate exit from the film.