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  • 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 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 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Jan, 2015

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

  • Tangerine 2015

    ½ Watched 24 Jan, 2015

    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 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 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jan, 2015

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

  • 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.

  • Stockholm, Pennsylvania 2015

    ★★ Watched 23 Jan, 2015

    Strong performances are forced to linger, they softens. It's an edit away from being a gripping, dour tale.

  • The Summer of Sangaile 2015

    ★★★ Watched 22 Jan, 2015

    Finally a movie that combines young lesbian love, self harm and a passion for aviation. The first half of this movie is mesmerizing, alluring stuff. But as it pulls back it loses focus and crawls to a close.

  • The Bronze 2015

    ★★½ Watched 22 Jan, 2015

    Opens the routine strong, stumbles in the middle and fails to stick the landing. Get it? It's about gymnastics.

  • The Interview 2014

    ★★★ Watched 24 Dec, 2014

    Franco and Rogen have been better -- especially with This is the End -- but this is by no means a lesser effort. It's full of oddity and dick jokes, but it's also spewing a little bit of social truth. Not to be taken too seriously, but also worth a watch.

  • Selma 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 15 Dec, 2014

    Made my chest hurt. Required some silent moments after. A powerful piece of filmmaking. It deserves all the praise it will receive.