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Review | Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

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Jessica Chastain shines in a nail-biting thriller (9/10) With “Zero Dark Thirty,” Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) gives us an up-close and personal look at the “the greatest manhunt in history” and the result is a cold, calculated film effortlessly mining the dark world of terror. While the film may not be the best […]

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Review | Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

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1 word: Beautiful (9/10) Colin Trevorrow’s Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) is the type of sweet, low-budget indie comedy with an intelligent heart that’s slowly become synonymous with the Sundance Film Festival. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Jake M. Johnson and mumble-core director Mark Duplass, Safety Not Guaranteed is a pitch perfect slice of contemporary American cinema with […]

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Review | “The Raid: Redemption (2011)”

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A Roundhouse Kick (9/10) Have you ever wondered what “Die Hard” would be like if John McClane knew how to roundhouse-kick people in the face and disarm bloodthirsty, machete-wielding henchmen? If so, “The Raid: Redemption” is your answer. What sells “The Raid,” and what we are here to see, are the incredible fist-pumping fight scenes […]

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Review | The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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A jaw-dropping and explosive finale (10/10) The Dark Knight Rises (2012), the long-awaited climax to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy was always guaranteed to be huge at the box-office. If you caught Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008), then only a masochist would resist the temptation to see how it all pans out. Most […]

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Review | The Dictator (2012)

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Not as funny as Borat, but Sacha’s hilarious once again (7/10) Following last year’s impressive performance in Martin Scorsese’s critically-acclaimed Hugo (2011), British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is back doing what he does best with yet another satirical caricature to add to his ever growing list. For his latest endeavor, The Dictator (2012), Cohen has […]

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Review | The Dark Knight (2008)

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Ledger, Nolan, Bale – my god, what a combination (∞/10) With box office behemoth The Dark Knight (2008), Christopher Nolan created a game-changing comic book film adaptation that combined spectacular, hyper-realistic action with intelligent themes and a real sense of finesse. It also featured one of the performances of the decade, as the late Heath […]

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