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  • Stroszek
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
  • Magnolia
  • The Big Sleep

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  • Skyfall

    ★★★

  • Booty Call

    ★★★½

  • Love Liza

    ★★★½

  • Red Road

    ★★★

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  • Skyfall

    Skyfall

    ★★★

    I'd rather read a SkyMall catalog than watch Skyfall. Can you imagine Adele singing a theme song for what was once the world's most popular in-flight magazine? That would be hilarious.

  • Booty Call

    Booty Call

    ★★★½

    This silly Black comedy from the late 1990s is about a man (Tommy Davidson) who tells his male buddy (Jamie Foxx) that he and his girlfriend (Tamala Jones) haven't fucked yet--after seven weeks of dating--and how that buddy, in the form of a double-date (with Vivica A. Fox), is going to help him "seal the deal." The film is loaded with gags, most of which work, and its double-date version of After Hours gives it just the slightest touch of…

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  • Love Liza

    Love Liza

    ★★★½

    The loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman on February 2nd, 2014 was probably the hardest I'd taken a celebrity death since we learned that Kurt Cobain was dead on April 8th, 1994. He was such a gifted actor that he brought new life to every project he worked on. One such project is Love Liza, a dismal-ass movie that doesn't really have too much to offer (aside from Hoffman's acting). But that's not how Hoffman saw it, as he turns in…

  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    Ingmar Bergman directed at least a dozen masterpieces. But none of them are greater than his 1966 experimental psychological dramatic thriller Persona, starring Liv Ullmann (Elizabet Vogler) and Bibi Andersson (Alma) at the peak of their powers. Their immersion in their roles is complemented by some of cinematographer Sven Nykvist's finest black-and-white work. On the surface, the movie is about a young, starstruck nurse who is tending to a well-regarded actress who has, at least in the short-term, ceased to…

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