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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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Project X

Director: Nima Nourizadeh  Starring: Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper and Jonathan Daniel Brown Project X is quite easily one of my least favorite movie watching experiences of my life. If there is a movie that shows what’s wrong with youth today, yet somehow manages a way to praise the utter chaos that is teenage stupidity, this … Continue reading

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Chronicle

Director: Neil Marshall  Starring: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan Chronicle is another of those “found-footage” films (see The Blair Witch Project, Paranormal Activity, and Cloverfield) that puts the audience in the hands of the characters in the film to actually do the filming. Unlike the three films mentioned above, Chronicle is very much … Continue reading

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Scream 4

Director: Wes Craven Starring: Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, David Arquette, Emma Roberts The first installment of the Scream series is one of my personal favorite horror films, so naturally, when a fourth installment is released 11 years after what was supposedly the last installment of the trilogy in Scream 3, my expectations were tempered to … Continue reading

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Easy A

Olive Pendergast is an extremely witty high school student who is seemingly so considerate of other people that she throws herself under the bus in order to help some people with confidence and boost some others’ reputations. The way she does this, however, leads to a situation that is much like the one that occurs … Continue reading