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Top 100 Acting Performances of the ’00s (40-21)

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40. Gene Hackman – The Royal Tenenbaums 3 years from retirement Hackman gives one of his best performances as Royal Tenenbaum, the hipster douche-bag absentee father of the Tenenbaum clan. Hackman and comedy… Continue reading

Movie Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2nd Opinion)

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Directed by: Julius Onah Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, and Chris O’Dowd Starring: The crew of a space station struggle with the reality distorting side effects of their attempts to solve an energy crisis. Review: Clover… Continue reading

Best Barely Mentioned Movies of 2017

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Another year gone by and another January full of Best of lists. So, instead of doing a tip top best of the year, that would be very similar to the rest of the… Continue reading

Movie Review – ‘The Square’

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Directed by: Ruben Östlund Starring: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, and Terry Notary Plot: The curator of a contemporary art museum, on the verge of unveiling the museum’s newest piece, gets sidetracked while trying to retrieve his… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Stronger’

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Directed by: David Gordon Green Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, and Miranda Richardson Plot: After surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing, Jeff Bauman must cope with the loss of his legs and new found fame. Review:… Continue reading

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