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  • Fargo
  • Blue Velvet
  • The Social Network
  • In Bruges

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  • In Bruges

    ★★★★½

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★★

  • The Way Way Back

    ★★½

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  • True Grit

    True Grit

    ★★★★½

    I’ve never so appreciated Hailee Steinfeld’s performance as I did this time through. Hailee successfully conveys precocious humor in the lines which Maddie Ross intends to be taken seriously. That isn’t to say that Maddie’s self-confidence is unjustified. We immediately respect her as one who somehow, so young, knows exactly who she is. 

    That said, the Maddie Ross who falls into the snake pit, is not the same Maddie Ross who is lifted out. The Maddie Ross who falls is…

  • Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar

    Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar

    ★★★★

    Just couldn’t stay away.

    My brother watched it with me this time and had a good point. He said this movie only works as well as it does because of it’s purity. I think this is true.