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I, Daniel Blake (Review)

I, Daniel Blake is the cream of the crop of the completely played out misanthropic old man subgenre. So, how to review it? Put simply, not a lot of it will surprise you, but it

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Iridescence (Review)

Iridescence is an incredible show of ability. The actors, or, rather, the dancers who act, truly personify the guiding emotions with which they wrestle over the course of this eight minute short film.   Somehow,

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Win it All (Review)

Win It All is a one man show. Jake Johnson has been working towards this. Beloved on New Girl, he has since launched himself, with the help of indie filmmaker Joe Swanberg, into a respectable

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The Discovery (Review)

The Discovery would be a wasted effort without its last 20 minutes and its unique casting. Director and co-writer Charlie McDowell pulls pieces (down to casting the underrated Jesse Plemons and giving his female lead

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Girlfriend’s Day (Review)

I made sure to pay attention to the credits this time. I wanted to see who’s behind this elaborate send up of the mystery-thriller genre, ingeniously infusing melodrama and murder into the world of holiday

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Meek’s Cutoff (Review)

After seeing Certain Women, I sought out more of writer-director Kelly Reichardt’s films. One was and is available on Canadian Netflix: Meek’s Cutoff, a plodding depiction of life on the American frontier; no one can

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