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December 30, 2014

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Kicking the Canon

December 30, 2014

The Film Canon (1950 – 1999) ~ All KtC Film Reviews ~ The Album Canon (1960 – 1999) ~ All KtC Album Reviews ~ I. The Value of a Canon When it comes to cataloging the most significant films and albums of the last half century-plus, there is no shortage of lists to consult, canons cobbled together out of bits of received wisdom and an idiosyncratic smattering of personal favorites. But tastes come and go and many of yesterday’s lists creak under the…

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A Most Violent Year | J.C. Chandor

Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) is an ambitious immigrant who has secured a modest toe-hold distributing heating oil. Though he’s just taken a major risk in obtaining a piece of property that will allow him to expand and thrive, his competitors are robbing his trucks…

December 30, 2014
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