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  • Pride 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 04 Sep, 2014

    Rollicking good movie time punctured by real heart, teary emotions & leftie politics. Who's Jessica Gunning? Shines among starry cast although Staunton and Nighy are lovely of course. They share the most poignant scene of friendship I've seen this year.

  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★ Watched 14 Jul, 2014

    What can I say about Boyhood (2014) after the whole world has proclaimed it a masterpiece. I was skeptical about it before I saw it. Called it condescendingly a "hipster" movie. Can't even define what that means. But I guess it's a movie for a certain kind of audience. I shouldn't have been dismissive and form opinions without watching the movie. But when something is universally lauded the contrarian in me comes alive.

    Now after I've seen it I have…

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  • Her 2013

    ★★★★ Added

    Spike Jonze's Her is unique. It is unlike any other movie I've seen this year - or any year for that matter. It is aesthetically beautiful, succeeding in building a complete "new" world. Architecture, clothes and above all how people communicate with each other. And it doesn't feel the need to fill you in on this world with tiring exposition. The viewer just discovers it as the movie goes along.

    Set in Los Angeles sometime in the near future, it…

  • The Fault in Our Stars 2014

    ★★ Watched 07 Jun, 2014

    The only award this movie might win is best euology since there's 17 to choose from. Laura Dern was very moving but the young leads did not rise above the atrocious material and trite dialogue.