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If it didn't already mirror real life, there would be something kind of brilliant about a brash new-to-politics B-grade celebrity rising to power based on her penchant to speak her mind. [Viv Rook (Em…
In this outing, Claire Foy slips (unconvincingly) into goth über-hacker Lisbeth’s tats and piercings, lacking any of the edge with which Noomi Rapace infused the character in the original Girl films. …
In 2045, apparently the world sucks so bad that everyone just wants to live in a world of virtual reality. More specifically, they want to live in The Oasis, a VR universe accessible by just putting o…
It is hard to say if The Girl Who Played with Fire stands alone narratively from the über-popular book and movie of Stieg Larsson's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. That story established Lisbeth Sala…
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is an intriguing if kind of by-the-book (no pun intended) crime story. The plot itself is gripping, but it is the story-behind-the-story that helped catapult the book i…
British intelligence has tracked a British national terrorist to a house in Nairobi, Kenya. As soon as she is identified, and the prepping of suicide vests is thrown into the equations, the question i…
Was Apple's founder and figurehead Steve Jobs a master strategist? A tech visionary? A bullying boss? A douchebag ex? A deadbeat dad? Steve Jobs, the film, argues all of the above about Steve Jobs, th…
I watched most of Men, Women & Children in a vaguely uncomfortable state, not liking the stillness or the silence that punctuated scenes, not especially liking most of the characters, and generall…
Going into a sci-fi movie, I always really want it to be good. There just about nothing more satisfying than sci-fi done really well. It can introduce you to an alternate world, bend your mind, and ev…

Her

Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) is a sweet, gentle man who excels at a job that is perfect for sweet, gentle people. In this very near-future world, Theodore works at a Hallmark-ish company that will dicta…
Adam Cassidy (Hemsworth) is a young whippersnapper just finding his feet in the tech industry. Though he's at the bottom of the corporate ladder, he's determined not to turn out like his dad (Richard …
First of all, let me put this out there... Per Wikipedia: The term "Fifth Estate" has no fixed meaning, but is used — following a formulation that dates back to the 18th century — to describe any clas…
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