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  • The Breadwinner

    The Breadwinner


    A young Afghan girl poses as a boy in order for her family to survive during the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. I saw a similar live-action film called Osama with a similar conceit so when I heard about this animated feature film, I was wondering how they're gonna play this but it is totally different story all together. It is a beautifully animated and truly magnificent piece of work. I was moved by its display of humanity in the face…

  • Nothing Sacred

    Nothing Sacred


    A disgraced reporter aims to make a comeback by profiling a young woman dying of radiation poisoning with only a few weeks to live. Only problem is she finds out she's not really dying and is just lying to get a free trip to New York City. Apparently, this is Carole Lombard's only film in Technicolor and it's one of those classic 1930's screwball comedies and she and Fredric March really work well with another. It's no Bringing Up Baby

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  • Crumb



    An endlessly fascinating documentary on controversial cartoonist/comic book artist/satirist Robert Crumb. We get a peek into his life, his work and his family (among his brothers, as it turns out, HE'S the normal one.) You need not be a fan or even be familiar with his work to be fascinated by this remarkable documentary. It gets kind of personal, uncomfortable, shocking and sometimes really funny. Terry Zwigoff creates a fascinating document of a truly remarkable and unique artist. It must be seen by anyone even remotely interested in art.

  • Whiplash



    Whoah. This is an intense, exhilarating (just like the blurb in the posters say) film. An ambitious young jazz drummer gets tormented both physically, psychologically and emotionally by a brutal teacher who pushes him beyond his limits in order to realize his full potential and achieve greatness. What follows is not an emotional, feel-good inspiring tale (well, not-so-much) but a brutally honest examination of what it means to achieve one's ambitions. The buzz around JK Simmons' performance is well-earned, IMO…