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  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • Star Wars
  • The Dark Knight
  • Stranger Than Fiction

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  • Revolutionary Road

    ★½

  • Edward Scissorhands

    ★★★

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★½

  • The Last Duel

    ★★★½

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  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    ★★★

    This movie is really a time capsule for two phenomena:

    1) Brangelina

    2) A period in cinema where technology in our country was advanced enough to open up a myriad of possibilities for what the future world would look like, but not advanced enough for film makers to realise their vision of high tech homes and assassins are ludicrous.

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★

    My second favorite move that I’ve seen this year. I really enjoyed this experience and feel that there is much to commend and think about in Gawain and the Green Knight.

    The central theme of this film is one boy’s journey of self-discovery from youth to adulthood, spurred on by his mother Morgan’s game that summons a mystical Green Knight to Arthur’s court on Christmas Day. David Lowery’s film tells this adventure story in a patient meandering way which leaves…

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  • Prisoners

    Prisoners

    ★★★★

    Zodiac meets Place Beyond the Pines. Just a good old fashioned Who Dunnit. And a great installment in the Depressing Middle America Genre.

  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★

    I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this movie. Over three hours in run-time, The Tragedy of Redmond Barry Lyndon followed the rise and demise of its titular character on a slow but endlessly fascinating path. At every turn Barry’s (Ryan O’Neal) charm drew me deeper into his story even as he made the choices that would ultimately lead to his destruction.

    Similarly to the previous Kubrick films that I’ve seen, Barry Lyndon moves from one perfectly executed visual to…