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A Big Surprise Inside | The Gift

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Joel Edgerton’s “The Gift” was, despite its impressive ratings, never a blip on my radar. Bearing an ominous cinematic poster, the film boasted a suspenseful experience where an old high school acquaintance begins to cross the social threshold of acceptable and into obsessive and unwelcome visitations, leaving overtly expensive and …

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Not That Crazy After All | The Dark Knight

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In 2008, director Christopher Nolan’s second installment of the renowned Batman trilogy titled The Dark Knight, quickly surpassed the title of “fan-favorite” as it elevated itself to an award-winning blockbuster. Generating over $1 billion in the box office, the film’s influence extended well past the central target audience of DC Comics’ …