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Genre: Drama

For a movie based on math, the results are pretty infuriating.

From the better known films (THE STING) to the lesser known ones (ROUNDERS and OWNING MAHOWNY), gambling has proven to be one of the easiest subjects for exploring in motion pictures. The reason is obvious. We've all gambled some in our lives, so watching the characters go through the emotional roller coaster of winning and losing makes it natural ...

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Review by: SteveRhodes

Added: 8 years ago

 

Finds its own, wonderful voice.

“She took a giant shit on my face.” Ah, we can all relate to that one. Not literally, of course, unless there happen to be some German scheisse video performers in the audience. This is a sentiment expressed by young Tom Hanssen after he breaks up with the maddening girl of his dreams. He serves as our surrogate in one of the funniest, most ...

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Review by: MiamiMovieCritic

Added: 8 years ago

A minimalist tale told beautifully.

Writer and director Atom Egoyan is a cinematic master at creating incredibly sad and affecting tone poems to life's morose moments. He has never created anything as brilliant as his forever memorable THE SWEET HEREAFTER, a mesmerizing examination of the tragic results of a bus crash on the inhabitants of a small town. Egoyan's latest story is a ...

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Review by: SteveRhodes

Added: 7 years ago

 

"Adventureland" is a Fun Ride.

Before it disappeared from theaters after two or three weeks, I was lucky enough to catch this with a friend and we both thought it was one of the best things we'd seen in a long, long time. It's set in the summer of '87. Recent college grad James (Jesse Eisenberg) has just lost his European vacation money. Left with few options (he majored in ...

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Review by: MiamiMovieCritic

Added: 8 years ago

About as entertaining as watching a scavenger hunt.

I never did see Da Vinci Code but I find it very unlikely that this could have been much of an improvement. Angels & Demons is basically a scavenger hunt that’s about as entertaining as watching a scavenger hunt, which doesn't happen to be very damn entertaining. In addition, whole movie is full of plot holes, happy coincidences and contrived twists...

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Review by: EvilWolfie

Added: 8 years ago

 

Genuinely unsettling and authentically unforgettable.

After years of going out of my way to avoid it, I finally got up the nerve to watch Takashi Miike’s infamous 1999 horror film, AUDITION. My excuses for not seeing it were a) life is too short, and b) it sounded like something that would give me post-traumatic stress disorder. I decided to take the plunge when Quentin Tarantino named it one of the 20...

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Review by: MiamiMovieCritic

Added: 7 years ago

It's one full of witty lines that'll keep you smiling most of the time.

AWAY WE GO, by acclaimed director Sam Mendes, is his most different movie. All of his other pictures (REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, JARHEAD, ROAD TO PERDITION and AMERICAN BEAUTY) are in-your-face, big films, full of very dramatic moments. They have their funny bits, but their underlying tone is always dark and foreboding. In a complete change of pace for ...

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Review by: SteveRhodes

Added: 7 years ago

 

The story was bland, the acting was bland, and the filming was bland.

Bart Got a Room (2008) stars Steven J. Kaplan as Danny and is another goofy high school teen type of movie; that is about all I have for you. One thing I do for each review is watch the movie about two days before and only go back to it for little details. Doing it this way ensures the review is not written in the heat of the moment and directly ...

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Review by: DainBinder

Added: 7 years ago

It many ways I suppose The 40 Year-Old Virgin is the birth of the bromantic comedy.

Shaun Henisey picks the Top 25 films of the decade. To view his other picks, click here. 25. The 40 Year-Old Virgin It many ways I suppose The 40 Year-Old Virgin is the birth of the bromantic comedy. There have been numerous rip off's of this formula (vulgar with a heart) over the last several years, but there are none that exhibit the spirit and ...

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Review by: shaunhenisey

Added: 7 years ago

 

Few films have been as misunderstood as Stephen Spielberg's A.I.

50. A.I. Artificial Intelligence Few films have been as misunderstood as Stephen Spielberg's A.I. - Artificial Intelligence. Originally intended to be a Stanley Kubrick production, when Spielberg announced that he was taking over the project after Kubrick's death, the media and critical community were skeptical at best. I remember viewing the ...

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Review by: shaunhenisey

Added: 7 years ago