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Old Timers’ Reviews: Dollars (1971)

In Dollars, clever bank-security guy Warren Beatty teams with a kooky call girl (Goldie Hawn) to steal from three disparate criminals, who have each chosen to store their ill-gotten gains within the bank’s safe-deposit boxes. Beatty’s Joe Collins is cool … Continue reading

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Review #780: A Most Violent Year (***)

In 1981, an immigrant oilman struggles to improve his fortune and protect his family during the most dangerous year in New York City’s history. A Most Violent Year is a strong, character-driven drama that’s lifted infinitely by terrific lead performances … Continue reading

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761 – The Drop (**1/2) [The Critical Critics]

New review up! http://thecriticalcritics.com/review/reviews/movie_review-the_drop These posts are kinda like this one: 759 – The Last of Robin Hood (**1/2) [The Critical Critics] New review up! At The Critical Critics!… Review #774: As Above, So Below My review of As Above, … Continue reading

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729 – Blue Caprice (**)

In 2002, the Washington, DC area was rocked by a series of sniper shootings. Alexandre Moors examines the events leading up to the killings, focusing on the unorthodox relationship between John Allen Muhammad and teenager Lee Boyd Malvo in Blue … Continue reading

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727 – The Family (***)

The Family, a dazzling, profane, hilarious mob film from Luc Besson, includes – I am not kidding – a great performance by Robert De Niro, an actor who, for the better part of a decade has made plenty of paycheck … Continue reading

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