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Top Ten Films of 2011

Top ten lists are a tricky business. It is such a subjective list when it comes to best of’s. These are my ten favorite films of 2011. The films that I am drawn to are ones that speak to the … Continue reading

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The Artist

The Artist, Michel Hazanaviscius’ new silent film about an actor struggling to adapt to talkies (movies with sound), is a solid effort, but not worthy of all the awards and praise that it has been getting. The novelty of watching … Continue reading

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Toy Story 3

When thinking about the best trilogies ever to grace the screen, people might talk about The Lord of the Rings, The Godfather, Back to the Future, or Star Wars. Out of those four, The Lord of the Rings is the … Continue reading

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Paradise Now

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not going away any time soon. At least that is what it seems like. Both sides want what they want and both sides feel they have a right to it. In Paradise Now, the story of … Continue reading

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Despicable Me

Despicable Me turned out to be a different movie than expected. Usually, that’s a good thing. Surprises at movies are few and far between these days – original ideas are getting harder to come by. But this movie does nothing … Continue reading

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Predators

Predators has the potential to be a great suspenseful film about the nature of humanity and the surprising lengths we go to survive, but it never strives to be that. Predators is content with being a fun and amusing B-movie … Continue reading

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

When you have a movie titled “Men Who Hate Women”, you pretty much know what you are in for, but the more ambiguous title of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo might just throw you off the scent. The original … Continue reading

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