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21/31: Killing Jimmy Hoffa
January 21, 2015 – 8:08 PM | One Comment
21/31: <em>Killing Jimmy Hoffa</em>

Utterly inelegant, charmingly energetic, Killing Jimmy Hoffa crams a lot into 79 minutes.

20/31: The Lego Movie
January 20, 2015 – 9:42 PM | 16 Comments
20/31: <em>The Lego Movie</em>

Love.

19/31: Happy Valley
January 19, 2015 – 7:06 PM | 4 Comments
19/31: <em>Happy Valley</em>

"We all want to think that we live in a better world than we do."

18/31: Finding Vivian Maier
January 18, 2015 – 9:06 AM | 6 Comments
18/31: <em>Finding Vivian Maier</em>

I watch many many documentaries, so I think a lot about the relationship between form and function, build and subject.

17/31: The Theory Of Everything
January 17, 2015 – 3:47 PM | No Comment
17/31: <em>The Theory Of Everything</em>

The Theory Of Everything is too much "everything," not enough "theory."

16/31: Burn After Reading
January 16, 2015 – 4:38 PM | 5 Comments
16/31: <em>Burn After Reading</em>

Me, several times while watching Burn After Reading: "Wait, what? …Oh, who cares."

15/31: Clockers
January 15, 2015 – 5:03 PM | 3 Comments
15/31: <em>Clockers</em>

Clockers never quite got going for me.

14/31: Runner, Runner
January 14, 2015 – 5:55 PM | 7 Comments
14/31: <em>Runner, Runner</em>

What is it about gambling-related B movies with the word "runner" in the title? Why can't they suck less?

13/31: Bad Girls
January 13, 2015 – 5:59 PM | 3 Comments
13/31: <em>Bad Girls</em>

Couch Baron and I planned to do a dialogue-style review of Bad Girls, but then CB fell asleep.

12/31: Smash His Camera
January 12, 2015 – 10:12 PM | No Comment
12/31: <em>Smash His Camera</em>

Or, "The Amour Fou-to Between Jackie O And The Godfather Of American Paparazzi."