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Her

Spike Jonze has created a masterpiece, and it is one of the few art films of 2013.  The fact that Jonze wasn’t even nominated for the Best Director Oscar speaks … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto give incredible, surprisingly transformative performances.  This is an important story-one that I hope everyone will take the time to see on the big screen.  At … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Wolf of Wall Street

Scorsese made a funny!  Reminiscent of the pacing and structure of Anchorman 2, The Wolf of Wall Street feels like you are watching a raw, totally unedited version of an … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Philomena

This film is the perfect antidote for cynicism, and will probably fill you with the urge to punch a nun.  An incredibly emotional and brutal story told beautifully with humor … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Inside Llewyn Davis

The subtlety and tenderness of this film was intoxicating.  It reminded me of The Limits of Control-an unfocused yet somewhat complex snippet of  “a day in the life”.  Sort of … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nebraska

I (of course) want to root for Will Forte, who will forever be my favorite cameo in Tim & Eric Awesome Show as the possessed proprietor of Lazy Horse Mattress.  Several … Continue reading

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American Hustle

This was the comedy of the year.  An uproariously funny story; this is a true popcorn movie.  Bring a date!  And don’t forget to get an eyeful of Christian Bale, … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Anchorman 2: The Legend Drags On

This was exactly like watching a 3 hour long live-action episode of Family Guy.  It was an unrelated string of jokes loosely woven into the arc of the plot, which … Continue reading

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The 13 Best Albums of 2013: Short N Sweet, and Late!

1. Queens of The Stone Age …Like Clockwork Just a great solid rock album from start to finish.  I will be listening to this for years.   2. Obits Bed … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment