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  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    ★★★½

    Let’s start with some honesty. I liked this movie a lot more walking out of the theater than I do now. The movie’s energy put me in a kind of spell. I never looked at my watch even though the run time snuggles up close to three hours. Afterwards, I talked with Lisa excitedly about the various standout performances. I think the word Goodfellas was mentioned.

    I no longer feel the same way about this movie. Mostly, it’s because of…

  • Dallas Buyers Club

    Dallas Buyers Club

    ★★★★

    This year I am not writing my reviews in any particular order. I just saw Dallas Buyers Club, so I am starting with that one. In the meantime, here are my current rankings:

    1) Her 2) Gravity 3) American Hustle 4) Dallas Buyers’ Club 5) 12 Year’s a Slave 6) The Wolf of Wall Street 7) Philomena and 8) Captain Phillips

    Yet to see: Nebraska

    4) Dallas Buyers Club
    This movie is pretty much the dividing line for me. I…

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  • American Hustle

    American Hustle

    ★★★★½

    Loved this movie! Reminded me of old Scorcese (in a good way). Great performances too.

  • 12 Years a Slave

    12 Years a Slave

    ★★★★

    Really good movie didn't all the way do it for me. Story might be more important than the movie is good.