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Sunrise, Sunset

Director: Richard Linklater Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy I’ve spent the past couple of days falling in love with a pair of films. It doesn’t often happen that I completely lose myself in a film, but with both Before Sunrise and Before Sunset (we’re just going to call the films Sunrise and Sunset from here on … Continue reading

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Dogtooth

Director: Giorgos Lanthimos Starring: Christos Stergioglou, Michelle Valley, Aggeliki Papoulia This is a disturbing film. Dogtooth is a Greek film that depicts the lives of three adult children who are forced to live their lives secluded from the real world. Their father is the only person who leaves their house, which is surrounded by tall … Continue reading

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Bad Teacher

Director: Jake Kasdan Starring: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake There are some very funny things going on in Bad Teacher, the raunchy comedy with Cameron Diaz playing a woman who is simply looking for a rich guy to give her financial security. In the beginning of the film, after just a year of teaching, … Continue reading

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Drive Angry

Director: Patrick Lussier Starring: Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard Let me see if I can describe this movie. Nicolas cage is a dead man who has escaped from hell (yes, the hell that Satan runs). Hell is apparently a prison in which Satan is the warden. Nicolas Cage’s inspiration for escaping from hell is that a … Continue reading

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X2: X-Men United (Revisited)

Director: Bryan Singer Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Ian McKellen With the release of X-Men: First Class this summer, I decided to go ahead and re-watch what is generally thought of as the strongest film in the X-Men franchise, the second installment of the series. For some reason, whoever was in charge of … Continue reading