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  • Heartburn 1986

    ★★★ Watched 29 Nov, 2014

    Heartburn is a Mike Nichols-directed, Nora Ephron scripted 80s comedy/drama about the dissolution of a marriage. It's good, but exactly what you'd expect it to be, given the people behind it. The cast was phenomenal. Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Catherine O'Hara, Stockard Channing, and even a young Kevin Spacey in a small role. There's nothing terribly interesting about the plot, and it covers the usual themes of infidelity and neurotic behavior among upper middle class white people who…

  • Thanks for Sharing 2012

    ★★★ Watched 10 Jan, 2014 3

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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  • Frances Ha 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 16 Nov, 2013

    Frances Ha is wonderful with a terrific script, a comedy that always works. It feels like a coming-of-age film, despite Frances being 27 years old. And while I don't think it's meant as any kind of negative social commentary, it perfectly captured the more and more prevalent extended period between being a student or someone who is totally reliant upon parents and being a responsible adult. The filmmakers poke fun at the idiosyncrasies and lifestyle of several of the characters…

  • Drive 2011

    ★★★★★ Added

    Sometimes you watch a movie and you struggle to even understand why you feel so strongly about it, good or bad. I can't really explain, even to myself, why I love some of my favorite movies as much as I do. Drive is not one of those movies. Really, everything about it is perfect. Its just one of those movies that makes you giddy about the possibilities of cinema. Great movies almost always depict the locations in which they take…