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The Call Rings Busy

  At the beginning of The Call Halle Berry is a confident, compassionate and cool 911 operator. She is someone you would want on the other end of the line in an emergency. However, she loses all that when one of her callers is viciously murderer by a home invader due to her blunder. After

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Zero Dark Thirty illuminates the dark side of war

  Zero Dark Thirty is about the manhunt for the most dangerous man in the world, Osama bin Laden. Although it has been nominated for many awards it has also attracted attention for controversy and criticism for allegedly taking a pro-torture stance. But, war is a nasty business. The title is a military term for

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Les Miserables Has Many Virtues

  Les Miserables is a complicated movie to review because Victor Hugo wrote a very broad and far reaching book in 1862 upon which the movie and stage play are based. The book is populated with a multitude of characters from many different backgrounds. There are so many plots and subplots running throughout a long

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Denzel Washington flies into turbulence in Flight

    If you are a fan of Denzel Washington movies where he flexes a little muscle and flashes that wide grin of perfect pearly whites to save the day and win the girl, then you won’t like Washington’s newest movie, Flight. In Flight Washington is not a desirable character, even though he is dashing

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Lincoln is destined to be a classic

  After seeing the movie Lincoln, I feel I just time traveled to the year 1865 and watched the passage of historic legislation abolishing slavery. Lincoln is authentic in every way from the sound of the ticking of the pocket watch that actually belonged to Lincoln to the chill of the dimly lit room Lincoln

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Movie Review–Argo is an Oscar contender

  Ben Affleck has gone from the Hollywood playboy linked to several prominent starlets, most famously with Jennifer Lopez, to a respected actor, director, husband, and father. Affleck’s latest project, Argo, will certainly add to his credibility. Argo is a movie about a fake movie that was used as a cover to bring six Americans

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Movie Review—The Campaign gets my vote

Will Farrell has made some pretty stupid movies but The Campaign isn’t one of them. This is a movie that actually has something to say. The Campaign starring Will Farrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, and Dylan McDermott is a satire on today’s politics. With almost every scene you see something familiar whether it is Cam

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THE ARTIST—Everything Old Is New Again

The Artist is more than just a work of art it is a work of genius. It is a must see for any serious movie buff, lover of the arts, or anyone tired of loud crash’em up, bang’em up movies. It is a breath of fresh air in today’s hectic world.

 
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MOVIE REVIEW: THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU

Do you ever feel your life is not your own? That you are just plodding through a maze someone predesigned and placed you on leaving you to wander down streets and through doors your whole life. If so, then beware of men in hats, especially those looking as if they just walked off the set of

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