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The Monuments Men

No piece of art is worth a man’s life. In war, civilization is a casualty.  In World War II, Hitler began by stealing Europe’s treasures and then tried to destroy them.  But Hitler was not the only culprit, the war … Continue reading

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The Bourne Legacy

We are sin eaters, do you know what that means? Jeremy Renner is establishing himself as a strong action-oriented presence relatively late in life.  When he did S.W.A.T. (2003) he was about 32.  I said relatively.  It wasn’t exactly an instant classic and … Continue reading

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True Grit

I admire your sand. Have I complained about people requiring “originality” out of Hollywood?  Well here’s one for you.  True Grit (1968) is a book, by Charles Protis, made into a movie with John Wayne a year later, and now made … Continue reading

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The Adjustment Bureau

He has to spill coffee on himself by 7:05. 7:05 at the latest. David Norris (Matt Damon) is running for Senate. Things don’t really work out for him. Then he meets Elise (Emily Blunt) who gives him the inspiration to … Continue reading

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