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A selected inventory of 2014.

By the numbers … 188: movies I watched in 2014 (36 of which I viewed in a theater) 41: pizzas we ordered from The Art of Pizza 35: visits to Three Dots and a Dash 36: mystery green statistic Happy … Continue reading

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A selected inventory of 2013.

By the numbers … 210: movies I watched in 2013 (113 of which were for the first time) 38: pizzas we ordered from The Art of Pizza 21: visits to Three Dots and a Dash 32: mystery green statistic Happy … Continue reading

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My ten favorite movies of the year, one of which is from 1967.

AMOUR BEFORE MIDNIGHT BLUE JASMINE COMPUTER CHESS DOUBLE PLAY: JAMES BENNING AND RICHARD LINKLATER GRAVITY LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY PORTRAIT OF JASON 12 YEARS A SLAVE Additional annotation over at Chicagoist.

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The best movies I watched in 2012.

Here, in alphabetical order, are ten movies I watched this year that knocked my socks off: Beyond the Hills (directed by Cristian Mungiu, 2012) Cosmopolis (directed by David Cronenberg, 2012) Magic Mike (directed by Steven Soderbergh, 2012) The Master (directed … Continue reading

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My ten favorite movies are …

Sight & Sound released the results of their newest critics’ poll–as good an excuse as any for me to list my own ten favorite movies. It sure is tough to narrow it down to just ten. (If I could have … Continue reading

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My favorite movies of 2011.

(cross-posted from Chicagoist) Even before I finished drawing up this list, I knew that including movies not released this year would annoy lots of people. “That’s cheating!” they’d say. “How can you say a movie from 1951 is one of … Continue reading

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13 great movies I watched in 2010

THE ADULTS IN THE ROOM (Andy Blubaugh, 2010) THE BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANS (Werner Herzog, 2009) BEFORE SUNSET (Richard Linklater, 2004) I AM LOVE (Luca Guadagnino, 2009) INCEPTION (Christopher Nolan, 2010) INSIDE JOB (Charles Ferguson, 2010) IN … Continue reading

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