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  • Alice in the Cities
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Le Bonheur
  • Blow Out

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  • Escape to Victory

    ★★★½

  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    ★★★

  • Cinefile: Reel Women

    ★★★

  • Let It Ghost

    ★★★

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  • Escape to Victory

    Escape to Victory

    ★★★½

    Alternately charming and shambolic, this is a solid sports movie for comfort watching. The main attraction is Pelé in one of the lead roles, and his moves are of course phenomenal. The plot slows down a bit too much halfway through and I don't like the way the actual match against the Germans is shot. With this many talented football players on the pitch, they surely should have been able to shoot a few long shots of the action rather…

  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    ★★★

    Someone please confirm there is a Dick Cheney cameo at around 8:30 (in the book store). There is nothing on this online, I feel like I'm going crazy.

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  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups

    ★½

    Is this the greatest screen saver ever made or what

  • Spectre

    Spectre

    ★★★½

    Bond, ranked Bond

    A good, not great Bond film ends this marathon (for now). I can see how the James Bond franchise might have an interesting take on modern versus traditional spycraft, digital versus analog, but I'm not sure this is it. As soon as Moriarty - excuse me, I mean Andrew Scott - walks into the frame, you know he's up to no good. The juxtaposition between Bond's old-school running and shooting and the villains' surveillance at a distance…