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La La Land(2016)

Combined Rating:
96
Combined Critics Rating: 95

While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance.



Blade Runner 2049(2017)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 89

A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.



The Big Short(2015)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 87

Four denizens in 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.



First Man(2018)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 91

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.



Drive(2011)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 84

A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.



Blue Valentine(2010)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 83

The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.



The Nice Guys(2016)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 81

In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star.



Half Nelson(2006)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 82

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.



Crazy, Stupid, Love.(2011)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 78

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.



The Ides of March(2011)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 78

An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.



The Place Beyond the Pines(2012)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 77

A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.



Fracture(2007)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 75

An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.



The Notebook(2004)

Combined Rating:
78
Combined Critics Rating: 68

A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.



The Believer(2001)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 70

A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.



Murder by Numbers(2002)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 62

Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.



All Good Things(2010)

Combined Rating:
70
Combined Critics Rating: 62

Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.



Only God Forgives(2013)

Combined Rating:
70
Combined Critics Rating: 59

Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.



Stay(2005)

Combined Rating:
69
Combined Critics Rating: 58

This movie focuses on the attempts of a psychiatrist to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality.



Song to Song(2017)

Combined Rating:
64
Combined Critics Rating: 65

Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas.



Lars and the Real Girl(2007)

Combined Rating:
55
Combined Critics Rating: 35

A delusional young man strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet.




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