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The Best Films Of 2014 So Far...

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • June 3, 2014 12:05 PM
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Best of 2014, midway
Here's a bold statement: 2014 is looking like a pretty damn good year for movies so far. We've had a few strong ones in a row (2011, 2012 and 2013 were all overflowing with goodness), but a little less than halfway through this year, and the discerning moviegoer has been spoiled with choices. Of course, there's been a lot of swill, but from the blockbuster to tiny foreign indies, there's been plenty worth checking out.

Tribeca Review: Narrative Prize Winner ‘Zero Motivation’ Deserves All The Praise

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • April 28, 2014 5:49 PM
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Zero Motivation
Satirical comedies set in the military aren’t aplenty in cinema. Sure you have “M.A.S.H” and “Stripes,” and “Dr. Strangelove” qualifies to some extent (though it’s more of black comedy about war), and “The Last Detail” (which really veers towards drama ultimately), but classics in the genre are far and few between. Even more uncommon, perhaps never-before-seen, is an Israeli military movie told from a female point of view as written and directed by a female filmmaker.

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