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120+ movies: 50/50

120+ movies: 50/50

50/50 (30/11/11) Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. A comedy about cancer. A comedy about cancer that works as both genuinely funny and a touching […]

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120+ movies: Winter’s Bone

120+ movies: Winter’s Bone

My goal of 120 films watched this year isn’t looking like something I can get to. I’ve got just about a month to watch 30 films. Erm. Yeah, even with the Christmas season, somehow I don’t think this will happen! How on EARTH did I […]

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120+ movies: Easy A

120+ movies: Easy A

Easy A (26/11/11) A clean-cut high school student relies on the school’s rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. I loved this film. It was fun and cute and funny. Emma Stone was brilliant. I loved Olive and her kooky little family. I […]

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120+ movies: The Rum Diary

120+ movies: The Rum Diary

The Rum Diary (11/11/11) American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1950s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there. Erm, I don’t know what to say […]

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120+ movies: In Time

120+ movies: In Time

In Time (02/11/11) In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of […]

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120+ movies: The Ides of March

120+ movies: The Ides of March

The Ides of March (01/11/11) An idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. There’s nothing like a good political thriller, eh? This was a very good one. I’ll be honest, I […]

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120+ movies: The Thing

120+ movies: The Thing

The Thing (29/10/11) Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people who it kills. With the remake coming out fairly soon, I figured I need to educate myself on the original. And I’m glad I did. […]

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120+ movies: Contagion

120+ movies: Contagion

Contagion (25/10/11) A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak. A few days after seeing this film I’m not entirely sure whether I really liked it or […]

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