Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Master

The Master (2012) A man who’s led a troubled life after being released from the Navy at the end of World War II finds solace with the leader of a cult. But will this relationship make him better or worse? … Continue reading

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Contagion

Contagion (2011) A deadly virus spreads across the world. One of director Steven Soderbergh’s defining traits at this point in his career is his confidence. When you watch one of his movies, you feel like strong hands are guiding you … Continue reading

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The Orphanage

El orfanato (The Orphanage) (2007) A woman moves with her family into the now-defunct orphanage she grew up in, where her son acquires a new imaginary friend. This loses a bit of impact because of its resemblance to several other … Continue reading

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Bicycle Thieves

Ladri di biciclette (Bicycle Thieves) (1948) A poor man searches for his stolen bicycle with his son, gradually growing more desperate, because his livelihood depends on it. The movie makes its stakes clear from the start, making it easy to … Continue reading

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BRO JB

Bro job? Is that when a dude gives his bro a blow job? (Not in a gay way, mind you; just to “help him out”.)

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