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Dallas Buyers Club – movie review

Here we go again. Does sex really sell? Well slammed in the face during the first scene we see the silhouettes of some people having. Now at first, I am thinking this is steamy Matthew McConaughey with some other people getting their freak on. Yum yum. I am sold I thought. Then we see that, in fact (yes although still McConaughey), it was Ron Woodroof! That is not the McConaughey I want to see in ...

12 Years A Slave (2013)review

In 12 Years A Slave, during the very first scene, watching the lashing of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), brought flashbacks of the opening scenes from Saving Private Ryan. So brutal was it from the beginning, which clearly was an attempt to hit the viewer with a powerful punch to provoke Hollywood film grade entertainment. But did it work and was it necessary?