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Margaret

Director: Kenneth Lonergan Starring: Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo Margaret is a little bit of a messy film by Kenneth Lonergan (screenwriter of Gangs of New York) that comes with what is quite possibly one of the best performances I’ve ever seen by an actress. While Anna Paquin is brilliant in this film, there … Continue reading

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Contagion

Director: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law (and many, many others).  What struck me about Steven Soderbergh’s thriller about an outbreak of a deadly disease was how fast everything moved, but also how well constructed the film was so that the fast pace and the shear amount of people involved didn’t become … Continue reading

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Horrible Bosses

Director: Seth Gordon Starring: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudekis, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston, & Colin Farrell Horrible Bosses is the story of three men who become miserable in their places of employment due to the treatment they are required to endure from their supervisors. After one of the bosses crosses the line one too … Continue reading

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Biutiful

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu Starring: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez Biutiful is quite a dark and gritty film considering the title. However, even though the film is depressing, somewhat violent, and a little bit on the disturbing side, the film does turn out to be, in an interesting way, quite beautiful. Javier Bardem puts together yet … Continue reading