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  • The Overnight

    The Overnight

    ★★★

    Goofy.

  • The Hundred-Foot Journey

    The Hundred-Foot Journey

    ★★★★

    Aw, what a charming foodie film! Yea it's a bit schmaltzy, yea it's a great double feature with Jon Favreau's Chef, but it's also heartwarming and inspiring. An Indian family moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin star restaurant run by a stern French woman (played by Helen Mirren), and we watch as the two feud at first before eventually learning to embrace the uniqueness each culture has to offer. The lead Indian boy,…

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  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas

    ★★★★★

    "Fear. Belief. Love. Phenomena that determine the course of our lives." It's the movie of the year. A bold, ambitious, grand storytelling accomplishment that I dare say is a true cinematic revelation. I have been anxiously/impatiently waiting to finally see filmmakers Andy & Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer take on adapting David Mitchell's epic novel Cloud Atlas, which seamlessly blends six different storylines in an attempt to look at the meaning of life and the decisions that impact this universe. I…

  • Project Almanac

    Project Almanac

    ★★★★

    It's a solid time travel film. Best described as Primer meets Chronicle, with some Project X thrown in. The time travel aspect is very well-done, it's intriguing to see them play with the idea and they really push it to the limits around the end, but not as far as I was really hoping. That said, I enjoyed it for its time travel concept that is executed fairly well. Plus there's an awesome Looper reference.