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Winter's Tale (2014)

Final Rating: 0.8/10 Akiva Goldsman. That’s a name you should recognize. As a director, your name gets put out front for the barrage of tomatoes coming your way. As a writer, you may be able…

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The Great Beauty (2013)

Final Rating: 8/10 Please note that this article breaks down the film heavily and as such there are plenty of spoilers, that said if you have not seen it yet, do so right away! Films…

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

Final Rating: 10/10 Instant classics with movies are fortunately coming by more often than you’d expect. Last year we had The Master; A captivating analysis of how far gone a mind can be, whether it…

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HOTELL (2013)

Final Rating: 9.0/10 Director: Lisa Langseth Actors: Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Simon J. Berger Country: Sweden Genre: Dramedy I am a huge advocate of Swedish cinema. It may come as no surprise to people who…

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Poziția Copilului [Child's Pose] (2013)

Final Rating: 8.6/10 Director: Calin Peter Netzer Actors: Luminita Gheorghiu, Vlad Ivanov Country: Romania Genre: Drama, World Cinema Official trailer Child’s Pose: A yoga position that reflects on the visual vulnerability of humanity, and an infantile reflection…

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The Conjuring (2013)

Final Rating: 8.1/10 Horror movies tend to feel like porn movies. There is a rushed plot to get to the thrills of the movie. Most modern horror movies lack any form of grace because of…

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The Spectacular Now (2013)

Final Rating: 8.9/10 Candy. Sugar. Toothless. Normal. Typical. Boring. For a demographic. For a demographic. Stuck in a demographic. Romantic films, especially catered towards teens, almost always suffer. If they aren’t pandering to teenagers about…

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Only God Forgives (2013)

Final Rating: 4.5/10 The movie ends with a title card stating that the film was dedicated to the great director Alejandro Jodorowsky, and suddenly all of the issues with the movie come to life. I…

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