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  • The Salt of the Earth

    The Salt of the Earth 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 20 Apr, 2015

    Wim Wenders' breathtaking, Oscar nominated documentary follows renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado on his journies across the world, documenting human existence with remarkable sensitivity and profound insight into the mysteries of life. Co-directed by Salgado's son, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, THE SALT OF THE EARTH is a deeply personal exploration of one artist's incredible life and work, and his never ending quest to tell the stories of this world that need to be told.

  • Unfriended

    Unfriended 2015

    ½ Watched 19 Apr, 2015

    If watching someone work on a computer over their shoulder is your idea of a good time, then UNFRIENDED might just be a dream come true. Otherwise, this creatively bankrupt horror film, about a high school girl who killed herself after being cyber bullied and returns to seek revenge through her bullies' computers, will most likely be an interminable slog. Riddled with holes and inconsistencies (why are the computers making dial up noises in 2014?), and an overall lack of…

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  • American Sniper

    American Sniper 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Nov, 2014 1

    Clint Eastwood is perhaps one of the most quintessentially American directors, so it is no surprise that he chose to tackle such a quintessential story of American heroism, in the form of Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL credited with being the deadliest sniper in US history. In the process, Eastwood delivers his finest film since GRAN TORINO, and one of the very best films yet to deal with the Iraq war. He presents us with a man who represents the…

  • The Way He Looks

    The Way He Looks 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 12 Nov, 2014

    Blind teenager Leo and Giovana are the best of friends and constant companions. But when handsome stranger Gabriel moves to town, his presence threatens to come between them, as Leo finds himself more and more romantically drawn to Gabriel in ways he never thought possible. A tender and beautiful coming of age tale that perfectly captures teenage romantic angst and sexual awakening in a very real and honest way. Sensual without feeling exploitative, THE WAY HE LOOKS is a wonderful film, a truly touching love story that captures growing up in all of its messy, awkward, sometimes painful beauty.