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28/31: Croupier
January 28, 2015 – 10:00 AM | 2 Comments
28/31: <em>Croupier</em>

Most contemporary reviews of Croupier point to Clive Owen as the best — almost the only — thing about it, and he's marvelous, but I disagree.

27/31: The Grand Budapest Hotel
January 27, 2015 – 9:06 AM | 3 Comments
27/31: <em>The Grand Budapest Hotel</em>

When a Wes Anderson movie is good, I don't tend to have a whole lot to say about it.

26/31: August, Osage County
January 26, 2015 – 7:30 AM | 5 Comments
26/31: <em>August, Osage County</em>

I wanted to like August, Osage County more than I did — and I did like it fairly well, considering — because of Tracy Letts.

25/31: Selma
January 25, 2015 – 11:00 AM | 8 Comments
25/31: <em>Selma</em>

Selma is at its finest in the quietest moments, quiet enough to hear the hearts breaking.

24/31: The Babadook
January 24, 2015 – 3:06 PM | 2 Comments
24/31: <em>The Babadook</em>

A friend of mine once said that you don't get over a death, the space it leaves. "It doesn't go away; you just learn to decorate around it."

23/31: Out Of The Dark
January 24, 2015 – 8:14 AM | No Comment
23/31: <em>Out Of The Dark</em>

Scott Speedman is made for horror heroism, isn't he?

Poppy-Fields Movies: The Couch Of Fame
January 23, 2015 – 8:03 AM | 102 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movies: The Couch Of Fame

1/23/15: Please welcome our newest Couch Of Famer, Grosse Pointe Blank.

22/31: Birdman
January 22, 2015 – 3:14 PM | 2 Comments
22/31: <em>Birdman</em>

Couch Baron, Blankenship and I discussed the good, the bad, and the flighty about Birdman.

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 | 15 Comments
20/31: <em>The Lego Movie</em>

Love.