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Inherent Vice not worth the investigation

NOPE – I guess every filmmaker deserves a mulligan. Paul Thomas Anderson has easily been the most critically acclaimed director of his generation. And for good reason. From Magnolia to Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood to The Master, his films have penetrated and probed like no other. I even loved his anxiety-fueled Punch-Drunk Love. This guy takes his films very seriously. Everything motivated. Nothing … Continue reading

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Labor Day works way too hard

NOPE – It’s always a red flag for me when I see a young director stepping out of his comfort zone. Jason Reitman has successfully stepped out from his famous father’s shadow (Ivan Reitman) with critically acclaimed – and financially solvent – pictures like Up In the Air and Juno. I didn’t personally care for either of those films, … Continue reading