Tag: Robert De Niro

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

The Family (2013)

As a modest writer with enough success to get a paycheck but little recognition otherwise, I often find myself confronted with amateur scribes lecturing…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.5

New Year’s Eve (2011)

One of my favourite holiday films to this day remains Richard Curtis’ Love Actually (2003), in which an extended cast of characters prepares for…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Most movies dealing with mental illness portray it in one of two fashions: as kooky personality quirks to be embraced and even celebrated or…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Machete (2010)

Based on the mock trailer featured at the beginning of Grindhouse (2007), Robert Rodriguez’ Machete captures and reproduces every idiosyncratic detail of the exploitation…

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