Monthly Archives: October 2015

EXPERIMENTER

Yale, 1961: Stanley Milgram (Peter Sarsgaard) is conducting one of the most infamous and notorious behavioral studies of the 20th Century. Two individuals who have never met before will choose roles; one will be the teacher and the other the … Continue reading

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STEVE JOBS

The new film from director Danny Boyle and writer Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs, marks the third cinematic interpretation of Apple’s storied co-founder in the past two years — Jobs (Joshua Michael Stern, 2013) and Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine … Continue reading

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BRIDGE OF SPIES

James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is a kind man in a cruel world. Rare considering that Donovan is an insurance lawyer in the middle of the Cold War. Donovan — who served on the Nuremberg Trails — is recruited to … Continue reading

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99 HOMES

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we are free to do anything.” —Tyler Durden, Fight Club That anything can be devastating. Stripped of social responsibilities and courtesies, even the best will behave like a dog backed into a corner. … Continue reading

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PAN

Director Joe Wright’s latest, Pan, might be the most unnecessary return to Neverland to see the big screen. Wright and writer, Jason Fuchs, take the tale of the boy who refused to grow up and turn his backstory into the … Continue reading

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BIG STONE GAP

Existing somewhere between the recent spat of faith-based cinema and an elongated episode of Gilmore Girls, Big Stone Gap travels back in time to a simpler era where everyone knew everyone else, the people were kinder and the world moved … Continue reading

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THE MARTIAN

Of all the people to get stranded on Mars, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is the lucky one. Smart, resourceful, cunning and, most importantly, optimistic, Watney can grow potatoes using human feces, manufacture water simply and reconfigure every possible piece of technology … Continue reading

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