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‘Phantom Thread’ arrives in wide release

9/10 Undoubtedly the coolest title of 2017, Phantom Thread, has finally arrived in theaters. Why is it called that? Why did a movie with artistic heavyweights Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis take this long to get here? Who knows. … Continue reading

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I’m only doing this because of the Oscar noms: Carol

Any time a movie’s trailer reminds me of that satire Swedish arthouse film from (500) Days of Summer, it’s a bad sign, but Carol rises above the scandalous Oscar-bate nonsense it advertises itself as and becomes the most enjoyable romance of 2015. Based on … Continue reading

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Paper Towns tears down long-disavowed trope

Like last week’s Trainwreck, Paper Towns isn’t any kind of genre trailblazer, but it’s charming enough to make up for all the things you’ve seen before. It even throws in some things you may not have. The movie is narrated by Q … Continue reading

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Trainwreck a reminder why rom coms were popular in the first place

Trainwreck isn’t the shot in the arm that will reignite our flame with the formulaic American rom-com, but it will remind us why we fell in love with it in the first place. Written by and starring Comedy Central upstart Amy … Continue reading

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