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Nixon (1995)

A grandstanding achievement from Oliver Stone. Nixon has the sweep and length of an all-American epic but really it’s just an incredibly in-depth character study. I always respond to Stone’s work when he turns things up to the max and when he clearly has … Continue reading

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Room (2015)

Room takes hold of you in it’s opening seconds and keeps a firm grip for the first hour. Director Lenny Abrahamson and writer Emma Donaghue (adapting her own novel) wisely confine the audience in the same room that has oppressed … Continue reading

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