Movie Reviews

Battle Royale Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Ultraviolent Japanese cult movie came before Hunger Games.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Ratcatcher Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Gritty yet beautiful coming-of-age film too dark for kids.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar docu on influential punk band; talk of drugs, drink.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Elephant Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Powerful, provocative depiction of high school shootings.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Amarcord Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Fellini's bawdy coming-of-age film is brilliant but mature.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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Lincoln Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding drama about revered leader's political genius.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Zero Dark Thirty Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intelligent, uncompromising drama is violent and complex.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Chasing Ice Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautiful, affecting documentary about glacier retreat.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Places in the Heart Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring, intense tale about hardship, bigotry, redemption.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting docu may inspire discussion of sexual harassment.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Maidentrip Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Excellent docu about teen sailor; some brief profanity.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Selma Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding drama about MLK's fight for equal rights.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Brazil Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Inventive, prophetic black comedy; lots of violence, mayhem.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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Defending Your Life Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Priceless comedy with a message-rich heart, mild swearing.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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Sing Street Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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La La Land Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Profound, beautiful film about love and creativity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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All About My Mother Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Thought-provoking Almodovar drama; lots of sex, profanity.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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The Player (1992) Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Noir masterpiece has nudity, lots of strong language.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Bette Davis is unforgettable in classic horror movie.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Wrenching, must-see docu probes racial violence in LA.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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