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Less Than Zero (1987)

Director: Marek Kanievska Writer: Harley Peyton (Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis)

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Director: Joss Whedon Writer: Joss Whedon (Based on the Marvel comics created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby)

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Secretary (2002)

Director: Steven Shainberg Writer: Erin Cressida Wilson (Story by Erin Cressida Wilson and Steven Shainberg) (Based on the short story Bad Behavior by Mary Gaitskill)

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Critical Care (1997)

Director: Sidney Lumet Writer: Steven Schwartz (Based on the novel by Richard Dooling)

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Wolf (1994)

Director: Mike Nichols Writers: Jim Harrison and Wesley Strick

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Wall Street (1987)

Director: Oliver Stone Writers: Stanley Weiser & Oliver Stone

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Lincoln (2012)

 Director: Steven Spielberg Writer: Tony Kushner (Based in part on the book “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin) I will be pretty surprised if there is a better performance this year than Daniel Day-Lewis in this.  Just an amazing … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink (1986)

Director: Howard Deutch Writer: John Hughes I guess it is a generational thing but these movies don’t really connect with me.  The weakest of all the 80s John Hughes “Brat Pack” movies I have seen.

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Crash (1996)

Director: David Cronenberg Writers: David Cronenberg (Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard)

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Bob Roberts (1992)

Director: Tim Robbins Writer: Tim Robbins Fantastic Mockumentary.  Almost scary how it predicted the landscape of modern politics 20 years ago.  TIm Robbins wrote, directed, and stars in it.  He plays a Bob Dylan like folk singer who is an … Continue reading

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