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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    ★★★½

    The new GHOSTBUSTERS is a fun ride. It pretty much follows the same exact formula as the original classic, set in a universe where the original '84 GHOSTBUSTERS doesn't exist, so that was a little disheartening, but the cameos were pretty cool. A good popcorn & soda movie, for sure.

  • Scarlet Street

    Scarlet Street

    ★★★★½

    I watched SCARLET STREET a while back during my hardcore film noir phase, and I always got its plot mixed up with another Ed G. Robinson classic, WOMAN IN THE WINDOW, since I watched them back-to-back. But watching this again (thanks, Kino Lorber, for the copy!) man, what a fantastic and utterly heartrending story!! At first, I'll be honest, you'd think that Robinson, the standard model of tough-guyism, might not be able to pull off such a drastically different character,…

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  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★½

    Innovative way of shooting a film (the whole "12 years in the making" thing), and great Linklater dialog, but outside of that, if it were a book, it wouldn't be all that much of a page-turner.

  • Antiviral

    Antiviral

    ★★★

    This is certainly an in-depth investigation into fan culture and how far we might one day go to be "one" with our favorite celebrities. A bit farfetched at times, but then again, this is a (Brandon) Cronenberg film, and much like the work of his father David, it's as out there as it gets. Somehow, though, it's vibrates its message into the core of our being, tugging at the broken guitar string of what it means to be human in…