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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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If Beale Street Could Talk
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If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Five Stars

“I hope that nobody has ever had to look at anybody they love through glass.”…

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Roma (2018)

Roma

In Roma, Alfonso Cuarón’s camera often pans languidly across a scene, like a mind wandering into…

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They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

The old saying goes that, “war is long periods of tedium punctuated by moments of…

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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Mad Max: Fury Road creates a world of magnificent desolation, where humanity skitters from one…

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Five Easy Pieces (1970)

Bobby Dupea’s life pinballs from one meaningless day to the next, powered by one-night stands…

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The Third Man (1949)

In the immediate aftermath of World War II, Vienna stood as a nexus where soot-stained…

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Vertigo (1958)

  Vertigo is an odd, elliptical masterpiece that manages to somehow embody Alfred Hitchcock’s cinematic eccentricities…

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