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  • I Want to Live!

    I Want to Live!

    ★★★

    Susan Hayward won a Best Actress Academy Award for playing a "loose woman" (the word prostitute is never used, and at one point when it's almost used someone cuts her off before she can say it) who is dragged into a murder rap and through a series of poor choices, one which is a major plot twist, is sentenced to death.

    Cool jazz score, wonderful sound design and the bleak black-and-white cinematography enhance an otherwise dry tale. The highlight of…

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    ★★★★★

    It's hard to imagine the making of LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. It's so big in scope, and the locations and shooting conditions had to be beyond rough yet out of it comes this timeless masterpiece.

    I've viewed this picture many times, and this time I noticed more than ever just how small everything looks in the desert. David Lean does an amazing job of just making everything and everyone look so insignificant, and almost swallowed up by the inhospitable surroundings.

    Lawrence,…

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  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★★

    I hadn't seen this movie since opening night in 2007 (went straight from work to the Varsity theater in Toronto for it) and not only has this movie held up but it's better then I remember it which is tough because I thought it was great to begin with.

  • Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

    Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

    ½

    Wow..so over the top bad. The last 45 minutes or so will leave you breathless - and not so much in a good way.

    Kim Kardashian is in it though....which really means nothing at all.