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“The Spectacular Now” beautifully portrays the struggles of adolescence 

This one had been on my list for a while, and I finally got to it when Ms. Laura Hassan sent me a message asking if I could review it. So, thank you Laura for being my very first request, and here’s a review of The Spectacular Now: From Dallas Buyers Club and Her to 12 Years A Slave and Philomena, 2013 boasted

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The pursuit of stardom: J.K. Simmons slays in “Whiplash”

Well holy freaking shit. From The Slumdog Millionaire to Unbroken, most of us are suckers for a good underdog story, but no movie has been able to achieve the feat of gripping its audience like 2014’s Whiplash did. Directed by Damien Chazelle (who, by the way, is 30 years old with this as his sophomore film), Whiplash presents viewers with an

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