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Faults (2014)

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Faults is a wonderfully acted and expertly shot film that seamlessly oscillates between black comedy and psychological thriller. As you get wrapped up in the drama of a faulty cult expert and the woman he is trying to deprogram, questions...
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Almost Famous (2000)

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Almost Famous is one of the best cinematic expressions of adolescence and a beautiful love letter to 1970s rock. It’s a crime some critics reduce it to merely being a “coming-of-age” story. The film is rare because it does not...
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The Warriors (1979)

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Like the titular gang, the film The Warriors was a misunderstood underdog who managed to survive against all odds. Over thirty-five years later, it has become a beloved cult classic that received a beautiful restoration and special edition, a video...
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An Honest Liar (2014)

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The great documentaries not only enlighten, but inspire conversation, debate, and further research into the topic. They should reveal something of the world or the human condition, and, like any good film, elicit an emotional response. An Honest Liar does...
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The Burbs (1989)

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Be forewarned: ‘The Burbs is ridiculous… the best kind of ridiculous. It reaches the level of cinematic insanity where you have no other choice but to sit back, give your brain a well-deserved rest, and laugh for reasons you can’t...
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The Great Escape (1963)

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Every movie site, blog, and bookstore is filled with “must-see” lists; virtual bucket lists of cinematic tasks. Your friends and family members loudly exclaim: “What?! You’ve never seen [insert title here]!” Let’s face it, many of those flicks are boring...
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High Fidelity (2000)

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There is something about John Cusack. He is one of those actors that has a quality you can’t quite put your finger on, a natural style making him well-suited as the quietly confident, cool everyman. Cusack has crafted a career...
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The Babadook (2014)

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Even with the horror genre’s immense popularity, the films are still divisive; you’re either a “horror fan” or you’re not. Trends in horror often involve pushing the envelope, which typically means increased gore and violence. Currently, the pendulum has swung...
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The Gift (2005)

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Co-written by Billy Bob Thornton and directed by Sam Raimi, The Gift centers on Annie Wilson (Cate Blanchett), a legitimate psychic who gives readings in a small Georgia town to support her three children. She uses a combination of intuition,...
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