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  • The Lord of the Rings Collection
  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Pulp Fiction

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  • Joe Bell

    ★★★

  • The Beta Test

    ★★★

  • Flag Day

    ★½

  • Belfast

    ★★★★

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  • The Guest

    The Guest

    ★★★★

    The Guest is an unapologetic genre movie that is elevated considerably thanks to a charismatic lead (Dan Stevens) and some great placement of 80s-style music.

    The simplistic ‘mystery-man’ set-up is made enjoyable despite some cheesy but fun scenes. It has this playful and self-aware quality that works as well as it did in director Adam Wingard’s film, You’re Next.

    The film pays a sort of homage to the 80s genre films, none more evident that the appearance of the film’s…

  • August: Osage County

    August: Osage County

    ★★★★½

    August: Osage County is a morbid and emotionally punishing family drama that will make you uneasy but keep you occupied thanks to some terrific back-and-forth between a talented collaboration of stars.

    It is an actor’s movie, theatrical even, with a phenomenal display from Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep in particular. The rest of the cast chips in well, each adding substance to this heartbreaking saga. A nice score punctuates the emotional moments and the emptiness of the film’s setting is…