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The Wind Rises

Live your ten years well, Japanese boy. Animation, like youth, is wasted on the young.  What CGI opened up for adult-oriented films was always available in cels and paint.  Wide audiences would not broadly accept mature stories with realistically rendered … Continue reading

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Gideon’s Daughter

I have to ask your advice, Gideon. There is a phenomenon that perhaps everyone feels when they attempt to become literate in theatrical affairs of missing something.  There are many writers, directors, and actors that are spoken of in hushed … Continue reading

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Your Sister’s Sister

I haven’t been on that bicycle in quite some time, but… Let’s get this out of the way right now.  Your Sister’s Sister (2012) was my favorite movie of the year.  Now that’s out of the way, let’s talk briefly about … Continue reading

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Looper

Clean. Have I talked about time travel here before?  Surely I have.  That’s right, it was the Men in Black 3 (2012) review (was that only four months ago?).  Well, Looper (2012) isn’t your franchised, shark-jumping, who-cares-so-long-as-it’s-Will Smith kind of movie.  It’s an original, mind-jamming, Joseph Gordon-Levitt-is-so-dreamy-even-with-a-prosthetic-forehead, … Continue reading

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The Five-Year Engagement

I would much rather be the resentor than the resented. I’m starting to find the presence of Judd Apatow almost annoying.  He’s taking up all the air in the room.  No, what I’m really annoyed by is that he’s creeping up on … Continue reading

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The Adjustment Bureau

He has to spill coffee on himself by 7:05. 7:05 at the latest. David Norris (Matt Damon) is running for Senate. Things don’t really work out for him. Then he meets Elise (Emily Blunt) who gives him the inspiration to … Continue reading

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