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The Imitation Game (2014)

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The Imitation Game (2014)

Benedict Cumberbatch has made his niche as that actor that you like, yet never quite warm up to. There’s a standoffish quality about his screen presence that pushes you away and, although you’re not turned off, you watch him with great curiosity. For a good while during The Imitation Game, I watched him doing the […]

| January 14, 2015
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark is the template on how to make a great action film. Seen by itself, it is probably the most beloved action picture in cinema history, but if you stand back and look at it in the pantheon of Spielberg’s work, it isn’t exactly intellectualized. Critics loved it at […]

| September 4, 1981 | 0 Comments
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