Roger Avary
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  • The Lost City of Z

    The Lost City of Z

    ★★★★

    A magnificent achievement by my old pal James Gray, who has somehow crafted a film that looks like it was made 30 years ago, and with a script which is thematically the sentiment needed for the world today.

  • The Dead Zone

    The Dead Zone

    ★★★★★

    "The ice...is going to break!"

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  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

    "Just because you are a character, doesn't mean that you have character."

  • Pain & Gain

    Pain & Gain

    ★★★★

    Michael Bay's entry into low-budget art film fare is a an assassination of the very culture of implants and abs Bay has deliciously glorified since his early music video days, and in some ways Pain & Gain is to Bay as Fight Club was to Fincher. The film feels high and distracted, with Bay diverting to whatever comic or sexual ephemera will please his audience in any given moment, the entire time taking delight in the absurdity of "A True Story".…