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Cinema Review – The Two Faces of January

Rydel (Oscar Isaac) is an American working as a tour guide in Greece in 1962. Rydel has carved out a life for himself running tours and running cons on tourists, but all of this changes when he becomes fascinated with Colette (Kirsten Dunst) and her husband Chester (Viggo Mortensen). After the three share a drink, it is not long before Rydel is drafted in to help Chester move to body of a PI, and the relationship between the three becomes stronger, and utterly complicated. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – The Place Beyond the Pines

Luke (Ryan Gosling) is a motorcycle stuntman who tries to reunite with a former lover when he returns to her hometown after a long absence. In the time he has been gone, however, Romina (Eva Mendes) has given birth to his son and taken a new partner. In an attempt to win her affection and respect, Luke takes on a daring criminal endeavour that puts him on a crash course with rookie cop Avery Cross (Bradley Cooper), which will have far reaching repercussions. Continue reading

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