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"That Demon Within"1.5
"Railway Man"2.5
"Finding Vivian Maier"2.5
"The Galapagos Affair"2
"When I Saw You"3.5
"In Bloom"3.5
"Heaven Is for Real"2.5
"Under the Skin"3.5
"Dom Hemingway"2.5
"Draft Day"1.5
"The Raid 2"2.5
"Rio 2"2
"A Birder’s Guide to Everything"2
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”3
"The Unknown Known"3.5
"Jodorowsky’s Dune"3.5
"Nymph()maniac: Vol. 2"3
"Island of Lemurs"3
"The Missing Picture"3.5
"Le Week-End"3.5
"Ernest & Celestine"3.5
"Cesar Chavez"2
"Nymph()maniac: Vol. 1"3.5
"Face of Love"2.5
"The Lunchbox"3.5
"Particle Fever"3
"Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club"2
"Bad Words"1
"Muppets Most Wanted"3
"Grand Piano"2
"The Grand Budapest Hotel"3.5
"Veronica Mars"2
"Need for Speed"1.5
"The Summer of Flying Fish"3
"Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me"3.5
"Child’s Pose"3.5
"Jimmy P."3
"Hank: Five Years From the Brink"2
"A Field in England"3
"Generation War, Parts 1 & 2"2
"300: Rise of an Empire"2
"Mr. Peabody"3
"Son of God"2
"If You Build It"3
"Cousin Jules"4
"The Wind Rises"3.5
"Tim’s Vermeer"3.5
"Stranger by the Lake"3
"Easy Money: Hard to Kill"2.5
"In Secret"3
"Three Days to Kill"1
"Fatal Assistance"2
"Winter’s Tale"2
"Like Father, Like Son"2.5
"12 O’Clock Boys"2.5
"Endless Love"1.5
"About Last Night"1.5
"Vampire Academy"1
"The LEGO Movie"3.5
"Monuments Men"2
"Labor Day"1.5
"The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014: Documentaries"3
"The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2014: Live Action/Animated"2/3.5
"That Awkward Moment"1
"Gimme Shelter"2
"Ms. 45"3.5
"I, Frankenstein"1
"The Genius of Marian"3.5
"Devil’s Due"1.5
"The Square"3.5
"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"2.5
"The Invisible Woman"3
"Ride Along"2.5
"The Nut Job"1.5
"The Legend of Hercules"1
"August: Osage County"3
"The Past"3.5
"Wrong Cops"1
"2013 Sundance Shorts"3.5
"Lone Survivor"2.5
"Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones"1.5
"A Touch of Sin"3
"Camille Claudel 1915"3
"The Umbrellas of Cherbourg"3.5
"47 Ronin"2
"Justin Bieber’s Believe"2
"The Wolf of Wall Street"3.5
"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"2
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"3
"Grudge Match"2
"American Hustle"3
"Inside Llewyn Davis"3.5
"Walking With Dinosaurs"1.5
"White Reindeer"2.5
"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues"2.5
"Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas"1.5
"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"3
"Saving Mr. Banks"3
"The Last Days on Mars"2
"Out of the Furnace"2.5
"Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?"3
"The Punk Singer"3
"Le Joli Mai"3.5
"At Berkeley"3.5
"Journey to the South Pacific"2
"The Great Beauty"2
"Black Nativity"1.5
"Catching Fire"3.5
"The Armstrong Lie"3
"Delivery Man"2.5
"The Book Thief"2
"American Promise"3
"The Visitor"2.5
"Go for Sisters"2
"The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology"3
The Broken Circle Breakdown"2.5
"Best Man Holiday"2.5
"A Case of You"1
"Dallas Buyers Club"3
"Spinning Plates"2.5
"How I Live Now"2
"Thor: The Dark World"2
"Kill Your Darlings"3
"Blue Is the Warmest Colors"3
"Time After Time"3
"Last Vegas"1
"Free Birds"2
"Man of Tai Chi"2.5
"Let the Fire Burn"3.5
"Ender’s Game"2
"Night of the Living Dead"2.5
"Diego Star"4
"Design is One: Lella & Massimo Vignelli"2.5
"Bad Grandpa"3
"The Counselor"3
"12 Years a Slave"4
"All Is Lost"4
"Fifth Estate"2
"The Trials of Muhammad Ali"3
"Escape Plan"2
"Broadway Idiot"1.5
"I Used to Be Darker"3.5
"The Summit"2
"Captain Phillips"3.5
"Romeo and Juliet"1
"Machete Kills"2
"Free the Mind"2.5
"Escape from Tomorrow"2.5
"We Are What We Are"2.5
"All the Boys Love Mandy Lane "2
"Muscle Shoals"3
"Runner Runner"1.5
"Mother of George"3
"Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction"3
"Herb & Dorothy 50x50"3
“Good Ol’ Freda”3
"The Muslims Are Coming"2.5
"Metallica Through the Never"2
"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2"2
“Manhattan Short Film Festival”2.5
"Inequality for All"2.5
"Enough Said"4
"Don Jon"3
"Haute Cuisine"2
"Baggage Claim"1.5
“Blue Caprice”3
"Far From Vietman" 3
"The Patience Stone" 3
"Jerusalem" 3
“Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve”2
"Battle of the Year" 2
"You Will Be My Son" 2
"Thanks for Sharing" 2.5
"The Family" 3
“Afternoon Delight” 3
“Populaire” 2
“Things Never Said” 3
"Drinking Buddies" 3
“The Grandmaster” 3
“Cutie and the Boxer”3
“The World’s End” 2.5
“The Spectacular Now" 3.5
"The Legend of Cool 'Disco' Dan"2.5
"Blue Jasmine"3
"In the Fog"3
"Europa Report"2.5
"We’re the Millers"2
"Percy Jackson"2.5
"The Act of Killing"4
"2 Guns"2
"Crystal Fairy"3
"The Look of Love"2.5
"Still Mine"2.5
"Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner "2.5
"The Smurfs 2 "2
"Computer Chess"3
"Fruitvale Station"3.5
"The To Do List"3
"Only God Forgives"2
"Museum Hours"3
"Girl Most Likely"1.5
"The Hunt"2.5
"RED 2"2
"The Conjuring"2.5

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