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The Ides of March

The Ides of March

All I seem to see these days are Ryan Gosling movies. Maybe it's his cut abs. Maybe it's coincidence. Or maybe he's 2011's Zach Galifianakis or Philip Seymour Hoffman...
The Ghost Writer

The Ghost Writer

I’m still a little puzzled by the love showered upon Polanski from those in the Hollywood establishment. Even those actors who are so PC about other things seem to excuse...
Syriana

Syriana

Rating:  Every once in a while I need to see a serious film. I don't mean serious in like a Sally has a barfing problem kind of way, but serious in t...
The Contender

The Contender

Rating:  I hate movies that try to club you over the head with their earth-shattering points. The huge sweeping message in this movie is, "there is a d...
The Siege

The Siege

If there's one thing I can't stand is a movie with an annoyingly transparent message. If there's one thing I hate even more, it's the long line of Hollywood "guilt" films...