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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Mar, 2014

    Rule number one of Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Go in with a blank slate. Don't read message boards or watch clips. Avoid it all. While it could've been another paint-by-numbers installment in the Avengers franchise, the movie instead fires off unexpected twists at a blistering clip that ultimately shifts the paradigm of Marvel's cinematic universe. It's a blockbuster thrill ride best experienced with a mind clear of information.

    Skirting around the basics without giving anything away: Unsurprisingly, Captain America…

  • Muppets Most Wanted 2014

    ★★½ Watched 15 Mar, 2014

    Muppets Most Wanted literally picks up where 2011's The Muppets left off, with fireworks exploding "The End" in the sky. After a few beats, America's favorite puppets notice the camera is still around, which can only mean one thing... sequel. And off they go, launching into the musical number "We're Doing a Sequel," which aims to poke fun at the whole idea of making another film. Unfortunately, the lyrics ring too true and basically sum up the movie, and its…

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street 2013

    ★★★★ Added

    "Crazy? This is obscene."

    With those four short words, Rob Reiner (as Max Belfort) delivers the perfect summation of The Wolf of Wall Street. Martin Scorsese's satirical adaptation of a memoir by Jordan Belfort, who rose from Long Island penny-stock swindler to shady Wall Street power player with his brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont, is so over the top, it risks becoming what it sets out to mock. But it's a spectacle of opulence that demands to be seen.

    The Wolf…