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  • Anomalisa

    Anomalisa 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 15 Jan, 2016

    Everyone comes to a part in their lives where they don't feel "fulfilled" ... sometimes to the point of just going through the daily, predictable, mundane motions of life because we feel that nothing will ever change. There are those instances where something "different" does come into our lives, and one of two things can happen ... you can either "embrace it", or shut it out completely making you afraid to change in the process.

    Enter writer-director Charlie Kaufman's (writer…

  • The Revenant

    The Revenant 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 10 Jan, 2016

    Nearly every film will be derived from one of three basic premises: "Man vs. Man" - your typical story about a "protagonist" and his goal(s) with an "antagonist" standing in his way of that goal ... "Man vs. Nature/Unknown" - your basic story going up against something mysterious, or elements out of his control ... or "Man vs. Himself" - your basic "coming-of-age" story, or your main protagonist having to deal with an "inner struggle" in order to reach his…

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  • Inception

    Inception 2010

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Jul, 2010 14

    There comes a time in every film fan's life, that a film comes out that simply grabs you by the balls (or boobs) and simply doesn't let go. It's one of those rare films that presents nearly everything you could possibly want in a film.

    Action ... Suspense ... Drama ... Mystery ... Sci-Fi/Fantasy ... Romance ... Tragedy ... Thought-inducing themes ... and an ending that kick starts deep debate and soul-searching.

    Each and every single one of those elements…

  • Take Shelter

    Take Shelter 2011

    ★★★★★ Added 10

    If you're looking for a film where all the elements that go into film-making and storytelling work to absolute perfection ... look no further than right here in director Jeff Nichols' sophomore effort of "TAKE SHELTER" ... a combination family-drama/apocalyptic horror that hits all the right emotional and dramatic beats for its viewing audience. It's a film about so many things and themes that you can relate to in the real world ... "family responsibility" ... "the mystery of uncertainty"…