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Bradley Cooper as Eddie in Limitless
Saturday May 14th, 2011
Eddie Morra is running out of time. His book contract is rapidly approaching the eleventh hour and he has nothing to submit to the publisher. His girlfriend is leaving him and his landlord is threatening to evict him for nonpayment of rent. So when Eddie's sleazy ex-brother-in-law suddenly pops up with…More
Saoirse Ronan in Hanna
Friday April 29th, 2011
Director Joe Wright does a masterful job with Hanna a familiar but nevertheless riveting revenge/action thriller with an excellent performance by 17 year old Saoirse Ronan as Hanna. Ronan is totally believable as a girl who has spent her life in seclusion getting trained by her CIA agent-father (Eric Bana)…More
Le Quattro Volte (The Four Times)
Friday April 22nd, 2011
Le Quattro Volte (The Four Times) is an extraordinary cinematic essay by writer/director Michelangelo Frammartino. The place is Calabria at the southern tip of Italy a mountainous area that was once home to Pythagoras and his followers who held fast to a belief in the transmigration of souls. Except for…More
Certified Copy
Thursday April 21st, 2011
Certified Copy is a delight. With a great performance by Juliette Binoche, a memorable film debut by William Shimmell one of Britain's finest opera baritones, great on-location cinematography in Tuscany and astute direction by legendary Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami Certified Copy is bound to be one of the most enjoyable…More
Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Monaghan in Source Code
Wednesday April 13th, 2011
Source Code is an above average science fiction thriller thanks to an intelligent script by Ben Ripley, taut direction by Duncan Jones and a terrific performance from Jake Gyllenhaal. Jake is a military pilot who unwillingly becomes the subject of a program that enables him to relive the final 8…More
Jane Eyre
Wednesday March 30th, 2011
The Charlotte Bronte 1847 classic Jane Eyre is back for another go around courtesy of director Cary Fukunaga and starring Mia Wasikowska as Eyre, Michael Fassbender as Rochester and Judi Dench as Mrs. Fairfax. Why another version? In an interview Moira Buffini who wrote this adaptation for BBC Films said…More
Of Gods and Men
Monday March 28th, 2011
Xavier Beauvois' Of Gods and Men is a very powerful film based on actual events that occurred at a French monastery in Algeria in the 1990s during the Algerian Civil War. The Trappist monks live a hard life of prayer and self-sacrifice. They live in peace with the…More
Poetry Film
Monday March 21st, 2011
Poetry, a Korean film written and directed by Lee Chang-Dong is the 2010 winner of the Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival. ¬†It begins and ends with a river to symbolize the enduring human spirit which keeps on flowing even through the darkest times. When Yang Mi-Ja was a…More
The Adjustment Bureau
Sunday March 13th, 2011
The Adjustment Bureau is based on legendary science fiction author Philip K Dick's 1954 short story The Adjustment Team. This story is similar to The Matrix and Total Recall (also based on a Philip K. Dick story) in exploring the twin themes of the world as fantasy projection and the…More
A Somewhat Gentle Man
Sunday March 6th, 2011
A Somewhat Gentle Man is a low budget dark comedy from Norway. The Man in the aforementioned title is Ulrik and his weathered, expressionless face doesn't reveal a lot about what he's thinking but after serving 12 years in prison for murder he seems ready to put his old life…More

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