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2013: Mike’s List of the Great Performances

A look at the Great Performances, both on screen and off screen in 2013′s Year In Film. Continue reading

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12 Years A Slave (2013)

★★★★★
There have been films about slavery before, but nothing quite like this. Nothing as visceral. As impacting. And as downright discomfiting as this Continue reading

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Counselor, The (2013)

★★★★☆
If you let the story carry you where it wants to take you, you will likely find much to like about The Counselor. Continue reading

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Prometheus (2012)

★★★1/2
“…chances are you will enjoy this grand and epic sorta-kinda-maybe prequel to one of the most beloved films of all time.” Continue reading

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2011: The Great Performances

Fifteen performances (or so) that you should not miss from 2011… Continue reading

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Dangerous Method, A (2011)

[Rating:3/5]
“I am not entirely sure “A Dangerous Method” is anything I wish to see again, but… (there is) a lot to chew on and consider.” Continue reading

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Shame (2011)

[Rating:4/5]
“NC-17 or otherwise, ‘Shame’ is a film I admire greatly.” Continue reading

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Jane Eyre (2011)

[Rating:4/5]
“…shifts a gear from a palatable British costume drama to something quite special.” Continue reading

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X-Men: First Class (2011)

[Rating:4/5]
“”A balanced and confident film, ‘X-Men: First Class’ has a swagger and a freshness reminiscent of J.J. Abrams’ outstanding 2009 relaunch of ‘Star Trek.’” Continue reading

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Jonah Hex (2010)

[Rating:1.5/5]
“…feels more like a pitch of what ‘Jonah Hex’ could be as a movie, instead of a fully realized final product.” Continue reading

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