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Lost River (Ryan Gosling – 2014) Movie Review

Lost River lives up to its title. Prepare to glide through the decay of ‘Inconsequential Town U.S.A’ about to be swallowed up by an encroaching expansion of a hydro powered dam and the inhabitants desperately clinging to the last gasp of their family home before finding a way out.

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Women Aren’t Funny (Bonnie McFarlane – 2014) Movie Review

This is a documentary where the filmmakers colour outside the lines and those imperfections are what makes it endearing and engaging.

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The Interview (Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen – 2014) Movie Review

The Interview is all bromance and no bite, all dick jokes and no penetrating satire. Sorry Seth and Evan; Trey and Matt did it.

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Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson – 2014) Movie Review

From mere minutes into PTA’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s novel about the fall of the 1960s, I knew that it was my kind of film.

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A Most Violent Year (J.C. Chandor- 2014) Movie Review

Writer/director J.C. Chandor (Margin Call, All is Lost) examines the most travelled path of violence and denying the characters and audiences impulse.

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The Gambler (Rupert Wyatt – 2014) Movie Review

The Gambler is about the lure to triumph over potential disaster and finding a way to “treat those two imposters the same.”

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Selma (Ava DuVernay – 2014) Movie Review

All the players across director Ava DuVernay and writer Paul Webb’s chess board get an opportunity to shine, whether it’s in the halls of power or in the house of god.

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