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The Immigrant

Last month at a small theater here in Silicon Valley, I got the opportunity to watch The Immigrant, a film by James Gray starring Joaquin Phoenix, Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Renner. I avoid going to the movies during the day. In my opinion, films should be viewed, especially when you’re heading to a theater in…

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Authenticity of ‘Enemy’

Alright… so, Enemy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is a Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) directed picture from the script by Javier Gullon, which is based on the novel, The Double, by Jose Saramago. I haven’t yet read the novel, but as soon as I get my hands on it, and most importantly when I find the time, I’ll…

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All Is Lost

In the boisterous age of blockbuster paradigm we, the fortunate ones, are often getting the opportunity to be gifted with titles such as All is Lost; a film that is written and directed by J.C. Chandor (Margin Call). – Thanks to one of my close friends, Travlis Hallingquest, discussing with me the mentioned film and…

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The Wolf of Wall Street

Director Martin Scorsese’s latest work, which is again, with none other than Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street, is getting the praise that it deserves, but the film is also getting hammered by some folks. In fact, some even decided to pen a note to Scorsese, a letter actually, that some may find scathing.…