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Once Upon a Time in the Recession: KILLING THEM SOFTLY Film Review

By at December 2, 2012 | 10:19 pm | 0 Comment

Once Upon a Time in the Recession: KILLING THEM SOFTLY Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars In reuniting with director Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), Brad Pitt stars as Jackie Cogan, a mob hitman tasked with finding the culprits responsible for robbing an underground gambling ring, amid the 2008 economic crisis. With news reports on the faltering economy littering the background, and gangsters more...

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Mastering the Underdog Story: MONEYBALL Film Review

By at February 28, 2012 | 11:49 am | 0 Comment

Mastering the Underdog Story: MONEYBALL Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars When Billy Beane's current contract ends as Oakland Athletics' General Manager, he will have been the baseball club's head decision-maker just over 20 years. That'll be in 2019. But the groundbreaking moves he made in 2002 are what captured the mind of prolific author Michael Lewis, leading to his book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (that more...

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Free Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack Giveaway: Terrence Malick’s THE TREE OF LIFE

By at October 15, 2011 | 5:46 pm | 39 Comments

Free Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack Giveaway: Terrence Malick’s THE TREE OF LIFE

It's been called beautiful, life-affirming, confounding, confusing, conceited... and the best film at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. It's Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Anyone who bought a ticket when the film was released in the US in the spring may have been expecting a typical Brad Pitt starring turn featuring Sean Penn. And each of them got, well, something more...

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