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Top 10 Films of 2014

Top 10 Films of 2014

We’re not quite sure how to look at 2014, the year in film.  Though it has featured some well made and well-intentioned films, something about the year as a whole has felt a bit empty.  Perhaps this is a good thing as there are no clear award front runners (as of yet), and it is

‘Force Majeure’: Subverting Gender in the Danger Zone

‘Force Majeure’, the emotionally and visually stunning new Swedish film from director Ruben Ostlund, hinges on a temporarily terrifying moment. A family of four is eating lunch on ski resort terrace in the French Alps when a growing avalanche hurdles toward them. Amidst screaming and scattering, the father flees for survival, leaving his wife to

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