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JFK (1991)
Five Stars

 watched JFK in eighth grade, and it blew my mind on two equally important fronts:  First…

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Malcolm X (1992)
Five Stars

Malcolm X is as ambitious in scope as any biopic ever made, ranking alongside the likes of Gandhi and Lawrence of Arabia.

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From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Five Stars

You’re right to have doubts.  I’ve had them, too.  But let’s go back and take a look at From Justin to Kelly with new eyes.

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Parasite
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Parasite (2019)

By the time this cinematic cyclone has effectively devastated us, the only thing we can do with all this sadness and shock is laugh at the perfect symmetry of it all.

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1917 (2019)
Five Stars

This film is not for the squeamish, but for those who can withstand its sudden jolts of adrenaline, director Sam Mendes delivers gripping entertainment, and an awe-inspiring cinematic achievement.

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Little Women (2019)
Five Stars

Ebullient, moving, and exquisitely crafted, writer-director Greta Gerwig delivers the best and brightest Little Women we’ll ever need.

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Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Writer-director Taika Waititi uses his delirious sense of humor to skewer the subjects of fascism and intolerance.

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Battlefield Earth (2000)
Five Stars

attlefield Earth plays like cinematic poetry, with its brilliantly-staged action scenes pounding along in a…

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Ed Wood
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Ed Wood (1994)

Of all the film directors who’ve ever amassed enough work for a coherent filmography, none…

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The Lion in Winter
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The Lion in Winter (1968)
Five Stars

“My life, when it is written, will read better than it lived.” In The Lion in…

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