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  • Bonnie and Clyde

    Bonnie and Clyde


    Maybe it’s in the essence of “Bonnie and Clyde” that I have no idea what the next sentence will be. Unlike most other films I have reviewed, in which I would write at least a paragraph of notes prior to writing the review, I only have two vague sentences prepared. Yet by writing it this way I am alive, as much as Bonnie and Clyde had once been. Don’t remind me of writer’s block, of the unlikelihood of a journalism…

  • Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    Crazy, Stupid, Love.


    Probably one of the most romantic movies I've seen about divorce.

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  • Swingers



    The friends of the main character are portrayed so sincerely that they feel like your own. To me that was beautiful. Yes, they're supportive and funny, and at times even total dicks, but that's ok, because deep down they believe you are "money", which is sometimes all you need.

  • In the Name of the Father

    In the Name of the Father


    Jim Sheridan is able to create a film experience similar to that of a stage play. Where everything seems to be happening in the moment and that the small space it inhabitants can be both confining and open.