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  • The Lost City of Z

    The Lost City of Z

    ★★★★

    In charting the life of archaeologist and explorer Percy Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a fabled place in 1925, James Gray’s classical epic The Lost City of Z is a rare thing: a colonialism-based story led by white men that’s actually reflective regarding the British Empire’s intrusion upon and attitudes towards the Amazon...

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  • You Can Count on Me

    You Can Count on Me

    ★★★★½

    For such a relatively modest film, in terms of scope, a revisit nearly 17 years on from its 2000 release finds You Can Count on Me a surprisingly fertile foundation point for many careers to come. For starters, there’s newly-appointed Oscar-winner Kenneth Lonergan, who made his directing debut with the film. He also co-wrote the film (as he did with follow-ups Margaret and Manchester by the Sea) and, while not his first screenwriting credit (he had Analyze This, an episode…

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  • Mortdecai

    Mortdecai

    ½

    I will know no joy again.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★

    Full Metal Jazz Kit