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Twenty-something film reviewer, social critic, and cultural analyst searching for a place in the sun. Movieboozer is a humor website and drinking games are intended for entertainment purposes only, please drink responsibly.

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014)

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By: The Cinephiliac (Four Beers) - At the end of Nymphomaniac Volume I, our lead, Joe (Charlotte Gainsborough), is telling her life’s story to Seligman, a man who has taken her to ... Read More »

Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014)

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By: The Cinephiliac (Two Beers) - Lars Von Trier has never walked within conventional lines as a filmmaker.  A cinematic icon, Von Trier’s career has thrived on unique individuality that sets his work apart ... Read More »

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

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By: The Cinephiliac (Two Beers) - From the psychedelic minds of the 1960s came Peabody’s Improbably History, a short segment in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show that featured  a droppy-eyed beagle who travels ... Read More »

Son of God (2014)

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By: The Cinephiliac (Four Beers) - Here’s a little tidbit about my upbringing: I grew up a very conservative Christian. Being born and raised in the Bible Belt has a way of ... Read More »

The Learning Tree (1969) and Hollywood’s First Black Director, Gordon Parks.

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By: The Cinephiliac - Make sure to check out The Cinephiliac’s blog where this originally ran: http://thecinephiliac.wordpress.com/, where you’ll find many more excellent pieces of film criticism and analysis. By the 1950s, African-Americans ... Read More »

Spencer Williams’ The Blood of Jesus (1941)

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By: The Cinephiliac - Make sure to check out The Cinephiliac’s blog where this originally ran: http://thecinephiliac.wordpress.com/, where you’ll find many more excellent pieces of film criticism and analysis. By the 1930s the ... Read More »

The Symbol of the Unconquered (1920), Body and Soul (1925), and Colorism.

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By: The Cinephiliac - Make sure to check out The Cinephiliac’s blog where this originally ran: http://thecinephiliac.wordpress.com/, where you’ll find many more excellent pieces of film criticism and analysis. Throughout his career, Oscar ... Read More »

Her (2013)

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By: The Cinephiliac (A Toast) - I walked into Her with extreme trepidation. The trailer gave the film a kitschy, one note feeling. Considering my ill-fated attempt to find any importance, or ... Read More »

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)

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By: The Cinephiliac (Three Beers) - It’s taken five films to sift through and explain the complicated marriage of witchcraft and Satan that has been brought to light in the Paranormal Activity ... Read More »

American Hustle (2013)

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By: The Cinephiliac (A Toast) - When the lives of a conman, despondent femme fatale, FBI agent, and the Mayor of New Jersey all intertwine in 1978, the results are ... Read More »