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  • Big Deal on Madonna Street

    Big Deal on Madonna Street


    you go in thinking you're about to watch the black n white Italian version of The Sting, you come out laughing your ass off with 4 buffoons breaking into an apartment for some chickpea pasta

  • Woman in the Dunes

    Woman in the Dunes


    Do you shovel to live, or live to shovel sand?

    woman in the dunes is like a grotesque episode of Twilight Zone. A teacher walks into a mysterious dune village wanting to only stay the night and continue his boyhood passion of collecting bugs, then awakes to discover he's trapped with his female landlord, in some twisted primeval-like society. What follows though is not just a simple tale of a man brought back to prehistoric society(albeit with some modern tools…

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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel


    Anderson does it again

    If you've watched enough of Wes Anderson's movies, you've come to expect certain things that will be in his movies: a fantastic cast of zany and incredulous characters (always managing to somehow fit in Adrian Brody, Owen Wilson, and Bill Murray) and a crazy yet thrilling adventure that the cast goes on, seeking some grand reward or spiritual enlightenment, what have you. The characters are always a joy to see in motion, he always manages to…

  • Bringing Out the Dead

    Bringing Out the Dead


    "You're gonna die, he's not gonna die. I swear to god, if you dont hold up his arm, I'm not gonna kill you"

    Bringing out the dead is an amazing piece on existentialism, something you probably wouldnt expect Nicholas Cage to play a part in. While its greatly exaggerated, Cage plays the role of a Medical responder, trying to save the city of New York from itself. People are shot or killed on a daily basis, cardiac arrests and drug…