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  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 15 Feb, 2015

    Frenetic and filthy. Bloody beautiful, as a gentleman might effuse.

  • Fury

    Fury 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 13 Feb, 2015

    That's a grisly war flick. Very well constructed and sharply executed.

  • Dear White People

    Dear White People 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 02 Feb, 2015

    Sharply written and lead Tessa Thompson absolutely kills it.

  • Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

    Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 29 Jan, 2015

    A loving oral history of National Lampoon. Creatively animated at times, full of wonder and tragety. Genuinely spirited.

  • Misery Loves Comedy

    Misery Loves Comedy 2015

    ★★★ Watched 29 Jan, 2015

    Meanders a bit, but the subjects are interesting enough to keep it interesting.

  • Cop Car

    Cop Car 2015

    ★★ Watched 26 Jan, 2015

    Third act is a major stress-out, but the rest is pretty bland.

  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 25 Jan, 2015

    It earned the laughs, the tears and the cheers. Above all, Me and Earl and the Dying girl is earnest and quite wonderful. Also, its in-movie obsession with Werner Herzog warmed my heart.

  • Sleeping with Other People

    Sleeping with Other People 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Jan, 2015

    A sweet, elegant and consistently funny (and frank) romantic comedy. Brie and Sudekis are excellent.

  • Tangerine

    Tangerine 2015

    ½ Watched 24 Jan, 2015 1

    Director Sean Baker is 2 for 2 in making films that I find unbearable. I respect what TANGERINE is going for. A raw portrait about life in LA for trans sex workers on the street. But it was just too aggro. It's the cinematic equivalent of being screamed at for 90 minutes.

  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl

    The Diary of a Teenage Girl 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 24 Jan, 2015

    Fresh, honest, bubbly and wonderfully acted. There are many great coming of age boy movies. Diary of a Teenage Girl is that and more from a female perspective. Exceptional.

  • The Overnight

    The Overnight 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jan, 2015

    aka The Jason Schwartzman Variety Hour. Excellent. Hilarious. Energetic. Sexual healing at its most awkward.

  • Z for Zachariah

    Z for Zachariah 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Jan, 2015

    Robbie and Ejiofor deliver quality performances in this complexly emotional, crafty post-apocalyptic three way romance and hydro-electric innovation thriller. The title still doesn't make sense to me, but the movie is pretty good.