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  • The Lords of Discipline

    The Lords of Discipline

    ★★★½

    Above-average military dramatic-thriller from director Franc Roddam (Quadrophenia) and producer Herb Jaffe (Time After Time, Fright Night) featuring Bill Paxton in a small role.

    Will (David Keith), in his final year at Carolina Military Institute, is put in charge of protecting the first-ever African American student, Pearce, from racial attacks. These attacks mostly come from a shadowy group of best-of-the-best students called The Ten, who are prepared to force Pierce, and anyone else who stands in their way, out of…

  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★

    One of the best things about Get Out - aside from how well directed and put-together it is - is that it takes a relatively predictable structure and surrounds it with details that all have nice pay-offs (even the things that felt cliche or obvious have great turns in the finale.)

    Very entertaining, very funny, and a real great time at the movies. I can't wait to see what Peele directs next.

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  • Fletch

    Fletch

    ★★★★★

    Michael Ritchie's Fletch is an endlessly re-watchable -- and quotable -- comedy/action flick with a solid plot adapted from the book of the same name. The kind of movie that I can watch any day of the year (and in any mood) and I'll love it no matter what.

  • The Girl in the Photographs

    The Girl in the Photographs

    The Girl In The Photographs seems to have a lot going for it - including a phenomenal cinematographer (Dean Cundey!) , a script co-written by Oz Perkins (son of Anthony Perkins and writer of February) as well as a solid conceit.

    When a bored small-town cashier begins receiving numbered photographs of brutally murdered women, it attracts the attention of an American Apparel-esque photographer (played by Kal Penn) who descends upon the town with his entourage in order to get closer…