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year: 2015 rating: *** Some of us who are more well viewed than well read only know history through cinema, and anyone who has experienc...

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WOODY ALLEN & MIA FARROW IN BROADWAY DANNY ROSE

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year: 2015 rating: ** At one point, as we move slowly towards a conclusion, Oscar Issac, playing tech genius entrepreneur Nathan, tells ...

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year: 2015 rating: ** If you think American-set crime flicks like SEVEN are gruesome, depressing and hopeless, prepare for two full hour...

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BELATED REVIEW OF UNFRIENDED

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2015 rating: **1/2 Paraphrasing Truman Capote, who studied, befriended and wrote a groundbreaking novel concerning death row inmate Pe...

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GROUCHY GROWNUP REVIEW OF THE LONGEST RIDE

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year: 2015 rating: ** Not a dry eye in the house, or on screen… The female audience sniffling as the characters are, like THE NOTEBOOK a...

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KEVIN JAMES RETURNS IN PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2

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year: 2015 rating: * The first PAUL BLART: MALL COP starred the underdog of Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison ensemble, who have more perpetu...

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SECOND STAR WARS FORCE AWAKENS TRAILER

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BEN STILLER & NAOMI WATTS IN WHILE WE'RE YOUNG

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year: 2015 rating: *** After an excruciating all-night spiritual exercise of literally cleansing the body and soul by using peyote, th...

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“Imagine a soldier the size of an insect,” begins the trailer for the next Marvel comic book cinematic adaptation and possible franchise. ...

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A BRIEF GLIMPSE INTO A MAD MEN BINGE IN PROGRESS

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AL PACINO STARRING IN DANNY COLLINS

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year: 2015 rating: *** The difference between mainstream and arthouse cinema is in the first, you’re supposed to either like or hate any...

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BETTER CALL SAUL SCRAWL: SEASON ONE FINALE

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HELEN MIRREN & RYAN REYNOLDS IN WOMAN IN GOLD

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year: 2015 rating: *** Based on a true story, WOMAN IN GOLD is named after a family-owned painting taken by the Nazis right at the goose...

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SHOWTIME PILOT OF HAPPYISH RECAST WITH STEVE COOGAN

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