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  • Neighbors 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Sep, 2014

    Frequently hilarious, Nicholas Stoller scores again here. Seth Rogen and Zac Efron make great rivals, and Rose Byrne more than holds up her end and adds some of the movie's best lines.

  • Black Nativity 2013

    ★★½ Watched 22 Sep, 2014

    A well meaning and competently acted film from the usually standout director Kasi Lemmons ("Eve's Bayou," "Talk to Me") falls unfortunately flat during the many dull, uninspired musical numbers.

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  • The Pianist 2002

    ★★★★★ Added

    As a child, Roman Polanski roamed the streets of Poland during the Holocaust. He survived when his father pushed him through a barbed wire fence. His mother died, and he has said the only thing that will bring closure to that pain is his own death. It is for these reasons that The Pianist is one of the most personal films ever made. It is another in a long line of Holocaust films, but it finds a new way to…

  • Godzilla 2014

    ★★★ Watched 20 Sep, 2014

    A solid effort here and a huge improvement over Roland Emmerich's 1998 version. Not enough Godzilla or Bryan Cranston for me, and none of the remaining characters made much of an impression. Effects were good, though this is the kind of movie I don't imagine I'll get the itch to watch again for quite some time.