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  • Chef

    Chef

    ★★★½

    The only part of the film that really bothered me was that Favreau wrote in to his own movie that his ex-wife was Sofia Vergara and his current romantic interest was Scarlett Johannson. Other than that, it was a fairly entertaining film and Favreau was acceptable as the Chef. The father-son dynamic, while already done ad nauseam, was adequately done here. The child actor wasn't too annoying. I liked the integration of social media into the storyline and the evolution…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★

    I can just imagine someone seeing this as their first exposure to Tyler Perry and thinking how good an actor he was then seeking out his other works only to be so baffled at the fact that he is the same actor in works like "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" and "Madea's Family Reunion." That poor soul.

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  • Premium Rush

    Premium Rush

    ★★★½

    A little bit Breaking Away, a little bit Bad Lieutenant, a bit Transporter, and a little bit Airborne, and a whole lot of fun. The flashback sequences probably weren't necessary, but still more than I was expecting for a bike messenger story. JGL is great as usual as is Michael Shannon.

  • Stoker

    Stoker

    ★★★

    While wonderfully cinematic in process, the story left me wanting for more. Pedantic? Quite possibly. Wonderful performances circling a middling story. Expected more from Park Chan-Wook in his first English-language attempt to be honest. Still some great shots...