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the wolf of wall street 520x245 The Best Films of 2013 (With Reservations) 0

The Best Films of 2013 (With Reservations)

Depending on who you ask and when you ask them, 2013 was either one of the cinema’s best years, or one of its absolute worst. I didn’t find it to be either, exactly, but with my 2013 Guilt List standing at 92 films (including everything...

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Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Katniss Everdeen has nightmares. This is important. This means something. Luke Skywalker blew up a space station that housed millions of men and women without shedding a tear. James Bond remembers the dozens of women slaughtered by association by naming martinis after them and glowering...

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Movie Review: Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor: The Dark World is the year’s fifth superhero movie. That’s five different films where spandex-clad men bash in the brains of other spandex-clad men. Five films featuring speeches on subjects like truth, justice, and doing the right thing. Five films where one major city...

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Binge and Purge: On Death Row (2012)

Binge and Purge is a monthly column about binge-watching, that curiously American act of sitting down and devouring television shows not episode-by-episode, but season-by-season. Full seasons will be discussed. Spoilers, though generally avoided, may be divulged. On Death Row – Created by Werner Herzog Originally...