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Preview: Allied (2016)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard Director: Robert Zemeckis Part thriller, part romance, this film is the story of Max Vatan (Pitt), a Canadian Intelligence officer, and Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard), a beautiful French Resistance fighter, who meet during an assassination mission in Casablanca in 1942. Strangers playing the role of a married couple, they find themselves… Continue reading Preview: Allied (2016)

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105 Must See Films: 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong'o, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch Director: Steve McQueen Chilling true story of Solomon Northrup, a black man kidnapped from the North and sold into slavery in the South, and the 12 years it took to free himself. Beautifully shot, and well paced, two key performances stand out.… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: 12 Years a Slave (2013)

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Fury (2014)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Merman, Michael Pēna Director: David Ayer Infuriating film (see what I did there?) about a tank and the people who man it, during the Second World War in Germany. With a cast that covers all the token minorities, and has Brad Pitt as the benevolent middle aged white guy… Continue reading Fury (2014)

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Preview: The Big Short (2015)

Four denizens of the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. - IMDb Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt Director: Adam McKay I think if you're going to make a film… Continue reading Preview: The Big Short (2015)