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TAKEN 2

Now listen to me very carefully‚Ķ this film is bonkers. The writer had a very unique set of skills‚Ķ skills that allowed him to make a movie without actually writing anything.¬† To be fair, there were a couple of pretty … Continue reading

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Frankenweenie

I would have seen this new Tim Burton just to support my original lady-obsession, Winona Ryder.¬† I am pleased to report that this black-and-white animated offering is a real gem.¬† A more personally touched Edward Scissorhands, this is clearly an … Continue reading

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End Of Watch

On a very rare day when I didn’t have specific movie agenda-ing afoot, I simply went the theater to see what was playing.¬† Is this how the other half lives?¬† Very liberating.¬† In any case, this new Gyllenhaal-Pena cop drama … Continue reading

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Arbitrage

Of all the movies with Oscar buzz (see The Master, Argo, Lincoln) Arbitrage is getting little play.¬† I have never found Richard Gere to be accomplished as an actor, and I am in the vast minority of females who do … Continue reading

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Perks Of Being A Wallflower

I went into this high school set film with a combination of heightened trepidation and secret excitement.¬† As a major fan of the novel on which it is set, I was worried the diary style format would lose its essence … Continue reading

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting: Just What You’d Expect

Greetings loyal readers and new explorers.¬† Back from an inexcusable hiatus, Let’s Rap is ready to rock the Summer movie season.¬† Why see this ensemble, predictable rom-com?¬† For the same reason I ran to Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve: … Continue reading

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Holiday Weekend Cinema

When I go home for holiday weekends, I must immediately schedule time to attend my places of worship.¬† These are solemn excursions; my time at various Torontonian movie theaters is precious.¬† With that in mind, I galvanized all strength and … Continue reading

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Wanderlust

Fail. It’s an insult to watch a movie where you know the cast and crew were capable of so much better.¬† Yes, there were a handful of laughs and the story, albeit ridiculous, told a linear tale of a married … Continue reading

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The Grey

Liam Neeson the action star… me likey.¬† Some of you folks may find it absurd that Liam has gone down this tangent for the past few years, but I really think he’s found his Niche.¬† Schindler what? The Grey is … Continue reading

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Movie Binge Weekend (Rampart, Journey, Vow, Safe House)

Despite being a February weekend, I found myself feasting on four flicks this weekend.¬† None were the best foreign film Oscar contenders that I have been vowing to check out, but I am already beating myself up over that as … Continue reading

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