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Top 100 Acting Performances of the ’00s (80-61)

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Click here for 100-81 80. Daniel Day-Lewis – Gangs of New York Although anyone else would just simply overact as the theatrical and overzealous madman that tormented 1860s New York City, Day-Lewis overacts… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’

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Directed by: Bharat Nalluri Starring: Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, and Jonathan Pryce Plot: Charles Dickens struggles with writer’s block creating The Christmas Carol Review: The titular man who invented Christmas is not Christ. Or… Continue reading

Movie Review: The Florida Project

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Directed by: Sean Baker Starring: Willem Dafoe, Brooklyn Prince, and Bria Vinaite Plot: Unsupervised children living in a motel cause trouble for the manager Review: When people talk about movies that capture the seedy underbelly of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Battle of the Sexes’

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Directed by: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Sarah Silverman, and Bill Pullman Plot: Retired Bobby Riggs challenges new superstar Billie Jean King to an exhibition tennis match to prove men are… Continue reading

Top 100 Acting Performances of the ’00s (100-81)

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100 + 99. Ryan Philipe and Benicio del Toro – Way of the Gun This is by far the most controversial choice on the list. Way of the Gun is one of those violent… Continue reading

Movie Review: Mother!

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Directed by: Darren Aronofsky Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, and Michelle Pfeiffer Plot: A couple’s relationship is tested when they invite challenging houseguests into their home. Review: At this point, you have probably already… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘Take Shelter’

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties. … Continue reading

‘The Big Sick’ and a Comatose Genre

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Directed by: Michael Showalter Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoey Kazan, Ray Romano, and Holly Hunter The Big Sick is based on the real life romance between Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani (playing himself) and therapist turned writer,… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘Under the Skin’

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties. … Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘War on Everyone’

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Directed by: John Michael McDonagh Starring: Michael Pena, Alexander Skarsgard, and Tessa Thompson Plot: Returning from suspension, two corrupt cops get in over their heads chasing $1 million in stolen money. Review: They have the right… Continue reading