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12 Years a Slave

Your story is amazing and in no good way. Someone wrote that calling 12 Years a Slave (2013) a early Best Picture nominee wasn’t doing it any favors.  I now understand what that person meant.  Having heard all the buzz about … Continue reading

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Four Brothers

He’s a good kid, he just needs an older brother. John Singleton started his film career at age twenty-four with a knockout as the writer/director of Boyz n the Hood (1991).  Nothing he’s done since has come within a square mile … Continue reading

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British Drama: A Guide (Part II: The Mystery Tier 3)

Tier 3:  Hey, I Saw That On PBS, Hmm Cadfael (1994-96) A former crusader turns to God and becomes a monk and a healer.  Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) is a sharp man still and, like Liam Neeson, has a very particular set of … Continue reading

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Salt

By this, I take it you think everybody is who they say they are. Action-thrillers are the best.  They’re so entertaining.  Add a little espionage to it and it’s even better.  These movies are so good because the typical formula … Continue reading

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