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REVIEW: THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (Wes Anderson – 2014)

Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is a work of visceral, madcap comedic genius.

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REVIEW: The Monuments Men (George Clooney – 2014)

With this subject matter, gorgeous production design and an incredible ensemble on both sides of the lens one would expect this to be yet another home run for Clooney and Heslov (the team behind Argo and Good Night and Good Luck). Unfortunately, the beautiful moments contained within the often divergent threads of the story don’t gel into a masterpiece comparable to the art they’re trying to salvage.

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REVIEW: Hyde Park on Hudson

The 1939 visit of King George VI (Samuel West) and his wife, Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman), to the American President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s (Bill Murray) country estate in Hyde Park, New York, was a media circus and a significant event in the strengthening of American-British relations on the eve of World War II. This is the setting of Hyde Park on Hudson catalogued via the unique perspective offered by Daisy (FDR’s sixth cousin) and civilian observer who becomes [one of] FDR’s mistresses. This could have made for quite an effective…

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