This Film is Not Yet Rated (2006)

This movie seeks to expose the secret cabal at the heart of the MPAA rating system. Numerous filmmakers are interviewed about their frustrating struggles to come in under the “R” wire, and the seemingly arbitrary and sexually repressed nature of the decision making process. At the same time the filmmaker is actively working to identify …

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Enough Said (2013)

Enough said is a realistically sweet movie that handles serious emotions without compromising on its comedic purpose. It portrays the difficulties and doubts that come with loving another in a somewhat goofy and original way. James Gandolfini is impeccably wonderful in his last lead role, and joined by Julia Louis-Dreyfus they generate exquisite chemistry right …

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Adventureland (2009)

Adventureland is a teen movie not (exclusively) for teens, it is funny and well-made but also incredibly sweet and insightful. It is a movie you will really relate to, which you can see yourself in or at least want to see yourself in.

Away We Go (2009)

A couple who are expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover “home” on their own terms for the first …

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Frances Ha (2013)

Frances (Greta Gerwig) lives in New York. She stays with her best friend Sophie and doesn’t want to move in with her boyfriend. She does want to be a dancer and apprentices at a dance company but she can’t really dance. When Sophie moves out and their friendship drifts, she befriends two guys and moves …

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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

A reporter trying to get a story about a man with one ear travelling in time. The movie’s main strength is the casting, and although it might seem a little bit slow at the beginning, it is worth every second spent watching it.

Goon (2012)

Goon may be just the only feel-good movie that isn’t solely focused on being a feel-good movie. It is a genuine portrait of goon players, a role that most of us didn’t know much about, or had never even heard of. It also happens to be a great love story, with its absurdities and high …

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Attack the Block (2011)

A modern yet entertaining take on an alien invasion movie but with a twist of who’s defending us against these wretched beasts. A gang from England is on the defense when their home is attacked by aliens. Not having a well-known cast makes for an overall new, entertaining experience.

I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (2006)

From a distance, this film is a typical romantic comedy: girl meets boy, they have experiences, and all ends well. However, the bizarre stylings of South Korean director Park Chan-Wook make it into something more Wes Anderson than Nicholas Sparks. The female lead (Im Soo-jung) turns Blade Runner on its head, claiming to be a …

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