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  • Les Misérables

    Les Misérables


    More than most musicals, this movie has a lot of pressure on it because the story is told entirely in song. The story works with the actors who can sing or pass for singing: Hugh Jackman, Aaron Tveit, the chorus, Anne Hathaway, Samantha Barks, and even Eddie Redmayne. But the actors who can't, at least well, the movie's quality really ebbs and flows. Russell Crowe is difficult to watch, but hearing him purely on the soundtrack isn't all that bad.…

  • Gifted



    Cute story. Could've used more development in the custody battle aspect of the story as I always felt I was missing gaping holes between Evan's mother and her children. But Chris. Evans. with. a. beard. Sold.

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  • Where the Wild Things Are

    Where the Wild Things Are


    Visually the film delivers on so many levels as well as the soundtrack. And, I appreciate Jonze's loose cinematography, but the imbalance of the layered story and its expression made me continually frustrated and unfulfilled. Max's escapism is as complicated and morose as his real life. What might've felt like a kid going into his backyard and dreaming up animals and places to get away from home - something we've all done growing up - becomes more of a kid…

  • In the Loop

    In the Loop


    Every time I watch this movie, I pick up something new in the dialogue that is absolutely horrible to my ears yet completely hilarious. I would love to get paid to listen to Peter Capaldi's imaginative insults for they are much more creative than anything I could never dream of uttering myself. If you're a fan of satirical documentaries such as The Office with far more adult-language than you could ever dream, this is for you. Sometimes you just need to watch people lose their sanity over the insanity of politics and running the world from inside the government.