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Instant Gratification: "All is Lost" and four other good movies to stream on Netflix Instant

The start of a new month means a whole bunch of new movies just hitting Netflix. As always, click on the title to take you directly to the movie on Netflix. 274 more words

Instant Gratification

Movie Review (With Spoilers): All is Lost

 

This was the quietest movie I’ve ever watched, sounds of waves crashing and rolls of thunder aside. Our main character, who has no name (we’ll call him The Man), has one line for the whole entire movie. 487 more words

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All Is Lost: Real Life Action

Sometimes an impressive movie can pass audiences by, without really getting the attention it deserves. It’s easy to think that if a film hasn’t been well promoted, nominated or widely screened that it’s because people who know better have decided that it’s not ‘good enough.’ Unfortunately most of these facets of marketing and publicity are political decisions as much as they are artistic ones. 654 more words

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Top 10 Movies of 2013

It’s a belated Top 10 list but i wanted to watch as many releases as possible before making it. There are some movies (Rush, All Is Lost, La Grande Bellezza) i wish i had watched in a movie theatre which is surprising since i don’t enjoy going to cinemas. 53 more words

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Peril at sea – All is lost vs Captain Phillips

In the past week, I’ve watched two ‘peril at sea’ movies on DVD – the amazing Captain Phillips (a true story of the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years) and Robert Redford’s one-man-catastrophe, … 917 more words

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Locke is a brilliant one-man ensemble

Locke is a silent and concentrated movie about the morality of humans. The choices we make, and the consequences that follow.

We meet Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy), a man with a wife, two children and a high-end position in a construction agency. 773 more words

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My Top 100 Movies of All Time Part One

My top 100 movies of all time part 1

So I had some spare time a couple of weeks ago. Instead of doing something productive with this spare time, I decided to waste it on thinking up what my top 100 movies of all time are. 1,006 more words

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