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  • Cold Mountain 2003

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Oct, 2014

    Beatifully shot and epic in scope, but too cliched plot and characters bring down this romantic war drama a bit.

    *Also, another movie with overabundance of character actors even in slightest roles, which takes you out of the film.

  • The Boxtrolls 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Oct, 2014

    Creators of the adaptation of the beloved children's classic definetely think outside the box (ouch!) by exploring heavier themes such as abandonement, resentment and parent/children relationship, at the same time staying entertaining as Pixar or DWA and classy as a british gentlemen.

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  • Foxcatcher 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 20 May, 2014 1

    Continuing the estabilished trend, Bennet Miller's "Foxcatcher" is one of the most subtle, nuanced mainstream dramas of recent years and delivers powerhouse performances of all three male leads, especially from almost-unrecognizeable Carrell.

    Follow this one, as the nominations are sure to follow.

  • The Rover 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 17 May, 2014 2

    Tough, gritty and quietly powerful, this film not only delivers great Guy Pearce and surprising Robert Pattinson performances, but also answers one of the most important questions out there - is Australia really the best place to be after the apocalypse? Definetely not!

    With influences ranging from "Max Max" (the 1st one) to "High Plains Drifter", this is "The Road: Down Under". Highly recommended!