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Psycho (1960)

It took me until I was 28 to see Hitchcock’s Psycho. Because of that, it’s hard to write about, because I see it now having seen thousands of other movies, many of which were inspired by this one. It’s not a … Continue reading

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Review: “Looper”

My review of Looper! Hey, guys, you should see Looper. Then read the review. Or do it the other way. Cause and effect is fluid, depending on perspective. And the movie is fantastic either way.

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Review: “The Master”

My review of Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master. I intend to write more about this at a later date, as I address it again as part of the ongoing Directed Viewing project, but I feel like at first blush this review … Continue reading

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Review: “Resident Evil: Retribution”

My review of Resident Evil: Retribution. At this point you know whether you care about this franchise or not. If you don’t, god speed; you probably have better sense than I do. If you do, though, then know this: this … Continue reading

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Review: “Cosmopolis”

My review of Cosmopolis. This one was tough, because it wasn’t until I was writing the review that I decided I liked the movie. It’s an obtuse, over-ambitious, train wreck of a nightmare of a movie: definitely to be respected, but … Continue reading

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Review: “Sleepwalk With Me”

My review of Sleepwalk With Me. When This American Life contributor Mike Birbiglia takes his funny life story about his mid-20s crisis and discovery of comedy and turns it not only into a one-man show, but a movie, you kind of know what … Continue reading

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Review: “Celeste and Jesse Forever”

My review of Celeste and Jesse Forever.  This one’s complicated, because I feel like it’s a decent movie that struggles to define itself. There are great performances, but a story that never manages to be more than middling. Still worth … Continue reading

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