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An Enigmatic Man: THE IMITATION GAME Film Review

By at January 2, 2015 | 2:54 pm | 4 Comments

An Enigmatic Man: THE IMITATION GAME Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars It can be quite a feat to construct an Oscar-worthy film when your cast is filled with star power. The actors can all-too easily overshadow the characters they play, especially when your lead is rising superstar Benedict Cumberbatch. Magnificently, The Imitation Game avoids such pitfalls thanks to actors and a director (Norwegian Morten Tyldum) who more...

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The Top 10 Films of 2014 and Where to Find Them

By at December 30, 2014 | 11:29 pm | 3 Comments

The Top 10 Films of 2014 and Where to Find Them

Here’s the greatest thing about the best films of 2014: You can see many of them right now across a variety of home video options, including Netflix. That tells me any number of these facts is true: 1. A higher-quality selection of films played throughout the year, instead of being stacked up in December like planes at O’Hare. 2. Films that have been released in more...

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2014 “See This” Selection: WE ARE THE BEST! Film Review

By at December 7, 2014 | 11:02 am | 1 Comments

2014 “See This” Selection: WE ARE THE BEST! Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars If one of the goals of making a year-end list is to introduce lesser-seen films to others who might love them, there should be a rule for writers and critics as they compile their favorites: Each person is responsible for spreading the word about that one movie that really lit them on fire during the year, a movie they want to scream about from the more...

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Rock-and-Roll Soap Opera: The Quirky Queue PRIVILEGE Film Review

By at November 29, 2014 | 3:09 pm | 0 Comment

Rock-and-Roll Soap Opera: The Quirky Queue PRIVILEGE Film Review

In case you missed it, the summer of 2014 marked the 30th anniversary of the original rock-band mockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. To honor this oft-quoted cult classic, we’ve delved deep into the past to find another fictional documentary about rock-and-roll. And we're not so proud of it, especially when it yields this month's Quirky Queue result, the British film more...

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