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  • Mifune: The Last Samurai

    Mifune: The Last Samurai


    I would've liked more depth, but perhaps Mifune's private nature means we'll never have an intimate portrait. A little underwhelming but very, very welcome.

  • The Babushkas of Chernobyl

    The Babushkas of Chernobyl


    This profile on the community of elderly women who have returned home to the toxic Exclusion Zone is both fascinating and inspiring, and offers a real-life counterpoint to the popularized action and horror depictions from video games and movies of the last decade.


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  • Ernest Scared Stupid

    Ernest Scared Stupid


    12-year-old Me: ★★★★★
    32-year-old Me: ★★
    Composite Score: ★★★½

    I can live with that.

  • Gravity



    I've been waiting anxiously seven years for Alfonso Cuarón to bless us again. It's been that long since Children Of Men, a film so phenomenal and powerful that it changed the way I view and think about movies. It was one of my first HD-DVD purchases, and went on to become the most watched in my collection until the format eventually succumbed to Blu-Ray.

    Gravity is likewise an astounding and absolutely gorgeous film, and regardless of how you may end…