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  • Easy A

    Easy A

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    Little did I expect that the hype was real – a genre-savvy script full of wit, a terrific actor showcase for an early career Emma Stone, and overwhelming sexy chemistry between Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkston

  • One Day

    One Day

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    I guess it speaks to the quality of One Day, a sort of When Harry Met Sally and Before Trilogy amalgam with more ellipses, that the melodrama, romance, and twists didn’t make as much of an impact as, despite the fact the film taking place over twenty or so years, the only aging that occurs is Jim Sturgess’s hair being dyed grey

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  • Rashomon

    Rashomon

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    My life will be defined by pre-Rashomon and post-Rashomon.

  • Stoker

    Stoker

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    It seems that any other director would not be able to handle Stoker's subject matter without making it feel gratuitous. Chan-wook Park somehow manages to handle Stoker's deeply disturbing material, but makes it so beautiful. I had not expected to be as put-off by some of the material in this film, but because it is all handled with such grace I found it a lot easier to get over.

    There is a predator/prey motif apparent in Stoker that is very…