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Movie Review: ‘Her’

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Relationships can be…interesting.

Spike Jonze’s latest flick Her, seeks to strip human companionship down to its most essential elements, all while exploring the bizarre conveniences of a post-modern world (in that the film takes place in time just past our contemporary existence.

The Unusual Suspects have gathered for this Highly Suspect review of what many critics have deemed the best film of the year. Brian and Chris are joined by Martin Thomas and Beau Paul of The Original Gentlemen to decide whether or not the consensus surrounding this intimate sci-fi experiment, featuring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, is legit. Is it as great as everyone claims?

Initiate the review hear their assessment. You won’t even need a system upgrade to do so.

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Brian is a four-year veteran of the interwebs, a member of The Austin Film Critics Association, and currently writes for Film School Rejects, Movie Pilot, Movies.com, and Fandango. An obsessive consumer of film, Brian loves everything from Buster Keaton to 80s post-apocalyptic sci-fi. He’s also a diehard Indianapolis Colts fan and collects VHS, laser discs, and classic game systems. An eighth-level geek overlord, Brian is one of the founders of OneOfUs.net, the brainchild of he and partner in crime Christopher Lawrence Cox. Brian cohosts both the Inside the Locker and Digital Noise podcasts.