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  • The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
  • V for Vendetta
  • Funny People
  • American Psycho

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  • Blood Simple

    ★★★

  • Squanto: A Warrior's Tale

    ★★★½

  • The Last Waltz

    ★★½

  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    ★½

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  • Blood Simple

    Blood Simple

    ★★★

    2-Minute Review:

    There are people that are going to tell you this is an early Coen Brothers masterpiece that has somehow been overlooked. The Coens tend to breed that kind of blind devotion to everything they do, like PTA or Scorsese. But no, they did not come right out of the gate with a 5-star movie their very first time here. There is a lot to like, but enough to hold it back that I certainly wouldn't call this a…

  • Squanto: A Warrior's Tale

    Squanto: A Warrior's Tale

    ★★★½

    2-Minute Review:

    For adults, something like "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" seems to often be the go-to Thanksgiving movie, but for kids it's got to be something like this. While there's shockingly little warring in "A Warrior's Tale", the film is still meant to be an engaging romp, and the performances are mostly pitched to be entertaining rather than dramatic. And in as much as we don't know many of the details of "Squanto's" life, the film actually gets the broad…

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  • King Richard

    King Richard

    Wait, was I asleep? Did we already make a smash movie about Venus and Serena Williams? No? Then why are we telling THEIR story through the lens of 'the man who made the women'??? We should be focusing on the QUEENS, not the "King". Have we not learned anything these past few years?!

  • Return to Oz

    Return to Oz

    ★★★½

    2-Minute Review:

    Return to Oz is meant to be a sequel to the first book, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", rather than the film. Hence, a few discrepancies in the portrayal that may have thrown off fans of the old film, like Dorothy here looking about HALF the age she was in the old film (despite them saying those events were six months ago). This film is also a bit of a departure in that it seems a bit more…