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  • Desert Hearts 1985

    ★★★★ Watched 01 Nov, 2014

    Classic lesbian romance which still packs a ton of heat and chemistry. A must watch for any woman who likes women, or anyone interested in LGBT history.

  • English Vinglish 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Sep, 2014

    Charming Bollywood film about a Hindi-speaking mother going to New York to help plan her niece's wedding, and how she overcomes the language barrier. Great insights into culture, love and family. Sridevi's performance is effortlessly graceful; she manages to convey uncertainty and unease in a single look, yet embodies the strength of a woman and a mother. I love how the central romantic conflict was resolved with a single elegant scene, and the dialogue is stellar and hilarous throughout.


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  • Exit Through the Gift Shop 2010

    ★★★★½ Watched 21 Sep, 2012

    It's confounding. It's thought-provoking. It's unexpected. All the things a good documentary should be.

    Makes you think about what art is; where do you draw the line between creativity and delusion? What makes art?

    The documentary in itself is nothing like what I've watched before. It takes your preconceived notions and flips it on your head. Extraordinary.

    I'm still blown away, speechless really.

    "I think the joke is on... I don’t know who the joke is on, really. I don’t even know if there is a joke."

  • Half Nelson 2006

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Nov, 2012

    Ryan Gosling gives a layered performance in a role that hints at the potential he showed fully in Drive. Doing so much with so little, Gosling lays bare the empty life of a drug addict struggling to get by. Shareeka Epps matches him brilliantly as the guarded young girl who won't take no for an answer. Unwittingly discovering Gosling's character Dan Dunne's secret, she ends up being the one holding him up, rather than the other way around. Their chemistry…