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Looper (2012)

Rian Johnson’s most exceptional mind bender flick “Looper” feels like the perfect blend of familiar and refreshingly different. While it treads dangerously close to common grounds, thankfully, almost defiantly in drives home the adage that less really is more when it comes to films about time travel. Johnson’s second film (his first, Brick) straddles sameitude with all the gusto of a blood spattered, fresh-faced Tarantino before he became a pop culture junkie hooked on the smack of parody, strung out on satire and obsessed with testifying to the choir of popular opinion. Continue reading

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Howl (2010)

Howl the movie is an assemblage of disparate, generally incompatible methods of cinematic expression, an amalgam of the documented and the imagined kept loosely in a narrative that might best be enjoyed by some but not by all. Continue reading

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