Tagged: rodrigo recommends

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Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service tips its hat to the Knights of the Roundtable and plays off as a homage to spy films, especially the James Bond franchise. In film style and direction, however, its comic tone and value not only makes it pretty fun to watch, but Kingsman is also quite similar to Matthew Vaughn’s previous directorial efforts such as the first Kick-Ass film and X-Men: First Class.

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Congress, The (2013)

The Congress, which features once again the “actor/actress playing as himself/herself” card, something seen more frequently in television rather than film. This time, however, Robin Wright happens to be the main act in this partially animated film.

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Whiplash (American Film)

A first year hopeful drummer wants to be one of the greatest jazz drummers, for that, he’ll need the guidance of a short-tempered teacher in search of music perfection, who will mentally-manipulate you, shout and verbally abuse you to get what he wants.

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St. Vincent (2014)

A grumpy, hedonistic, gambling old Vietnam veteran will see his life changed after accidentally beginning babysitting his newly-arrived neighbor’s kid.

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Nightcrawler (2014)

Dan Gilroy’s directorial debut paints a disturbing yet intriguing film to watch, elevating Nightcrawler beyond crime porn and it is strongly enhanced by its authentic gritty feel and the cast’s acting, especially Jake Gyllenhaal.

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Haider

Vishal Bhardwaj is back with his third Indian adaptation of Shakespeare, Hamlet, set against the heavy 90s political backdrop of the northern snowy Kashmir region.

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Dexter – Season 1

Following closely the novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay, the first season works as an origin story following Dexter through a journey of self-discovery that will put him face to face with the Bad Guy of the season: The Ice Truck Killer.

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X2: X-Men United

A mysterious teleporter has just attempted the United States’ President assassination and attempts to resurrect the Mutant Registration Act are being carried… under the shadow of Colonel William Stryker, who has been visiting Magneto in his plastic prison cell for a darker agenda.