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  • The Bourne Ultimatum

    The Bourne Ultimatum


    Greengrass excells at keeping a fast pace with his use of handheld and quick edits. The Bourne series has become a fun exercise in his style, but little more.

  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

    13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi


    Bay needs to do more like this and less Transformers. Great action flick. Forget the politics... This is the Alamo of modern day warfare stories and is a great tribute to a true event as such.

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  • Chronicle



    Let me just state my bias before attempting this review. I hate 'found footage' films. To me it seems like nothing but an excuse to present cheaply produced movies to a mass audience. The concept behind them is neat, the execution is often poor. The biggest conundrum these types of movies present is how do you tell a narrative when everything you see is supposedly random events captured on video? When the videographer picks up the camera does he just…

  • Scent of a Woman

    Scent of a Woman


    I think I avoided Martin Brest's Scent of a Woman for so long because deep down I thought it was a chick flick but wow, it could hardly be further from! There's only one scene involving a woman and neither that scene nor the film's title are central to the actual story. What we essentially have here is a coming of age story about an impressionable young high school student who forms a father/son-like bond with a miserable old retired…