Lady Bird – 2017

Coming-of-age dramas are a staple of every generation. And every generation lives in a different world that no one could understand. Lady Bird takes its viewers back to the long-forgotten days of 2002, using this time to paint a unique picture of a girl in the throes of adulthood. Saoirse Ronan is “Lady Bird”, a […]

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Lost in Translation – 2003

Bill Murray is a funny guy. His dry delivery and slick sense of humor have served him well for the last forty years, but it is his dramatic ability that deserves the most praise. Sofia Coppola delivers on a long-standing promise to direct this movie only if Murray is involved and her gambit pays off […]

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Punch-Drunk Love – 2002

Paul Thomas Anderson is a gifted director and has made some great films in his career so far, from Boogie Nights to Inherent Vice he is a master of the human condition. Punch-Drunk Love is a love story, and probably one of the best. There is a lot about this film that earns my appreciation, […]

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No Country for Old Men – 2007

No Country for Old Men follows a man called Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) who stumbles upon a satchel filled with money and does whatever it takes to keep it. There are not very many villains quite like Anton Chigurh. His calm and ruthless demeanor makes him immensely compelling and Javier Bardem’s performance is easily one of […]

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The Shining – 1980

Stanley Kubrick is a genius, there is no doubt about it. He created great films for over fifty years and each one was unique and completely unexpected. One of his greatest films is easily The Shining. There are so many things to love about this film, but I’ll start with the direction. There are a […]

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Psycho – 1960

Norman Bates is creepy. Norman Bates is terrifying. Norman Bates is iconic. There are few films that last for decades without ever growing stale, but Psycho is definitely one of them. This film feature a great performance from Anthony Perkins who delivers one of the most heart-stopping performances in cinema history. Most would agree that […]

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