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  • Love & Mercy

    Love & Mercy 2015

    ★★½ Added

    It's never easy to compress something as complicated and multifaceted as someone's life and legacy into a story of 2 hours. Love & Mercy proves that once again. Wilson's life, with all of it's genius songwriting and paranoia, is squeezed into a oversimplified tale of good guys and bad guys (with Mike Love and Dr. Landy obviously being the latter).
    Sure, the film gets a lot of the details right, from plenty of accurate anecdotes and musical technicalities right down to…

  • The Wolfpack

    The Wolfpack 2015

    ★★½ Added

    The situation of this family is a great find, and a unique film subject. Unfortunately, the movie struggles to enchant all the way through, and it definitely fails to reveal a deeper layer or meaning of any kind. And that could work for a short doc of 30 minutes or so. But the story, as it is presented now, is simply too thin to fill up 90 minutes.

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  • Still Alice

    Still Alice 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    It's been a while since I was so moved by a performance.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★½ Added

    If only the director of this film would've insisted on the discipline that Fletcher demands of his students.

    As a musician (drummer actually) I'm always a bit put off by actors not syncing up the music they pretend to play.
    Since this film is about drumming, I hoped they'd put some extra effort in making it appear that the musicians actually play what I'm hearing.
    I must admit Teller mimics it pretty well, but it's just annoying to see him…