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Future Earth after an alien invasion, and eventually Tom Cruise's character is left to pick up a good many of the broken pieces. Sounds solid enough for a decent film.
Future Earth after an alien invasion, and eventually Tom Cruise's character is left to pick up a good many of the broken pieces. Sounds solid enough for a decent film.
 
The toughest and bloodiest war ever fought on this planet was fought all over the globe in two theaters of action. This is the story about one of them -The Pacific.
The toughest and bloodiest war ever fought on this planet was fought all over the globe in two theaters of action. This is the story about one of them -The Pacific.
 
Filmmaker Woody Allen has often dealt with different historical periods, with ancillary interlopers, with varying degrees of success.
Filmmaker Woody Allen has often dealt with different historical periods, with ancillary interlopers, with varying degrees of success.
 
Since we are being honest, I must admit, I am of the age where the original film, with Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale and Frank Morgan as the Wizard, had a profound effect on me.
Since we are being honest, I must admit, I am of the age where the original film, with Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale and Frank Morgan as the Wizard, had a profound effect on me.
 
"The one with the tiger. That's the better story," said the writer, who had invaded Pi Patel's space and stolen his time to recount his beautiful life story to the rest of us.
"The one with the tiger. That's the better story," said the writer, who had invaded Pi Patel's space and stolen his time to recount his beautiful life story to the rest of us.
 
How could I have not known that Lonesome Dove would arguably be the greatest pure Western of all time?
How could I have not known that Lonesome Dove would arguably be the greatest pure Western of all time?
 
Long before there was a "Nowhere Man," from The Beatles classic album of songs "Rubber Soul," there was a "Nowhere Boy."
Long before there was a "Nowhere Man," from The Beatles classic album of songs "Rubber Soul," there was a "Nowhere Boy."
 
Director Peter Jackson collaborates with a long deceased J.R.R. Tolkien to create a sweeping fantasy that well represents one of the greatest stories of the Twentieth Century.
Director Peter Jackson collaborates with a long deceased J.R.R. Tolkien to create a sweeping fantasy that well represents one of the greatest stories of the Twentieth Century.
 
Miss Dodger, the drama teacher supervising the elementary school players doing "Alice in Wonderland," described her Alice, Phoebe Lichton, as "a very special child."
Miss Dodger, the drama teacher supervising the elementary school players doing "Alice in Wonderland," described her Alice, Phoebe Lichton, as "a very special child."
 
"Interstellar" is a film that begs us to consider the certainty of an imminent life or death scenario with few choices, with all of them difficult, and ultimately unavoidable.
"Interstellar" is a film that begs us to consider the certainty of an imminent life or death scenario with few choices, with all of them difficult, and ultimately unavoidable.
 
But then again, growing up, I loved every episode of the Three Stooges. Yes, the Howard brothers, plus Larry Fine helped make growing up in the 1950's/60's a fairly good time.
But then again, growing up, I loved every episode of the Three Stooges. Yes, the Howard brothers, plus Larry Fine helped make growing up in the 1950's/60's a fairly good time.
 
"Slumdog Millionaire," is a more complex story, yet like "Rocky," it is an Hindi yarn of a young Indian boy struggling to survive, while endeavoring to salvage what grace he can scavenge, like so many crumbs from the meager table of the proletariat.
"Slumdog Millionaire," is a more complex story, yet like "Rocky," it is an Hindi yarn of a young Indian boy struggling to survive, while endeavoring to salvage what grace he can scavenge, like so many crumbs from the meager table of the proletariat.
 
"Vicky Cristina Barcelona" was surprisingly funny. Laughing out loud at neurotic Europeans and American Tourists is rather more humorous than considering the humor wrapped in the neurosis of Manhattan natives, which has been the staple of previous Woody Allen Movies.
"Vicky Cristina Barcelona" was surprisingly funny. Laughing out loud at neurotic Europeans and American Tourists is rather more humorous than considering the humor wrapped in the neurosis of Manhattan natives, which has been the staple of previous Woody Allen Movies.
 
While RED 2 may be your common, garden variety sequel, it is mostly just the blackest of comedies built upon the intractable foundation of a perfect farce, where interpersonal relationships really do matter.

RED 2

 
While RED 2 may be your common, garden variety sequel, it is mostly just the blackest of comedies built upon the intractable foundation of a perfect farce, where interpersonal relationships really do matter.
 
"Burn After Reading," the latest edition in Ethan and Joel Coen's offbeat and often distinctive films: some comedies, some dramas, some from another world of intellect, was exactly what I expected - overwhelmingly eclectic.
"Burn After Reading," the latest edition in Ethan and Joel Coen's offbeat and often distinctive films: some comedies, some dramas, some from another world of intellect, was exactly what I expected - overwhelmingly eclectic.
 
Or possibly, you may question your sanity as to why you just spent 115 minutes of your precious time to wade through some fairly disturbing images, just to catch up on what passes for a preadolescent monster posing as an innocent, precociously wise and complex character study of a "girl gone wild."
Or possibly, you may question your sanity as to why you just spent 115 minutes of your precious time to wade through some fairly disturbing images, just to catch up on what passes for a preadolescent monster posing as an innocent, precociously wise and complex character study of a "girl gone wild."
 
This small film tests the intermix of human emotion and the paranormal world ... and it works well enough.
This small film tests the intermix of human emotion and the paranormal world ... and it works well enough.
 
The Folk scene in Greenwich Village, New York City, was a transformative time in American music. It does not particularly mean that all of the music was good, or especially unique, it just was a new wave of sound which should be understood from a historical context.
The Folk scene in Greenwich Village, New York City, was a transformative time in American music. It does not particularly mean that all of the music was good, or especially unique, it just was a new wave of sound which should be understood from a historical context.
 
Wes Anderson's films are an eclectic hodgepodge of reserved goodness; some sweeter than others, but all resilient as tested by time, and a perfect evening in the present.
Wes Anderson's films are an eclectic hodgepodge of reserved goodness; some sweeter than others, but all resilient as tested by time, and a perfect evening in the present.
 
The redemptive process, from seeing clearly the good and the bad of terrible times, defines and hones the best of humanity, and thus has preserved our species for millennia, and may sustain us for many more.
The redemptive process, from seeing clearly the good and the bad of terrible times, defines and hones the best of humanity, and thus has preserved our species for millennia, and may sustain us for many more.
 
A Fairy Tale for the Five Burroughs of New York ... And for the rest of us a tall tale, with a rewarding story of complete unconditional love.
A Fairy Tale for the Five Burroughs of New York ... And for the rest of us a tall tale, with a rewarding story of complete unconditional love.
 
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
 
Polish immigrant Leonard Chess wanted a better life, and he built it on the talented backs of some pretty good musicians, like Muddy Waters, Etta James, Howl'n Wolfe, Willie Dixon and Chuck Berry.
Polish immigrant Leonard Chess wanted a better life, and he built it on the talented backs of some pretty good musicians, like Muddy Waters, Etta James, Howl'n Wolfe, Willie Dixon and Chuck Berry.
 
The renovated and recently revived Turnage Theater has fallen on some pretty hard times as of late, and is being forced to shutter its doors.
The renovated and recently revived Turnage Theater has fallen on some pretty hard times as of late, and is being forced to shutter its doors.
 
"Goodbye My Sweetheart, Hello Vietnam" This refrain from Dave Dudley's country ditty, an integral melody in the soundtrack of the classic "Full Metal Jacket" regarding a more patriotic approach to the Vietnam predicament.
"Goodbye My Sweetheart, Hello Vietnam" This refrain from Dave Dudley's country ditty, an integral melody in the soundtrack of the classic "Full Metal Jacket" regarding a more patriotic approach to the Vietnam predicament.
 
When Chris Kyle was a young boy growing up in central Texas, he learned to hunt, to fight to win, loved Jesus, bronco busting and pretty girls.
When Chris Kyle was a young boy growing up in central Texas, he learned to hunt, to fight to win, loved Jesus, bronco busting and pretty girls.
 
Missy brought the boys to town to play the Turnage Theater and their unique, functioning blend of jazz, rock, country, and bluegrass blew me away.
Missy brought the boys to town to play the Turnage Theater and their unique, functioning blend of jazz, rock, country, and bluegrass blew me away.
 
I always wanted to know an Atticus Finch, and yet I never quite met him. I never found him in any of my coaches, my teachers, my friends, the fathers of my friends.
I always wanted to know an Atticus Finch, and yet I never quite met him. I never found him in any of my coaches, my teachers, my friends, the fathers of my friends.
 
The Barefoot Movement returned to the region to play Greenville's Concert in the Park, Sunday, July 29, 2012, and it was a rousing success.
The Barefoot Movement returned to the region to play Greenville's Concert in the Park, Sunday, July 29, 2012, and it was a rousing success.
 
I watched the comedy mostly out of morbid curiosity, with so much news devoted to the alleged North Korean hacking attack on Sony Films. To be honest, I did not expect much.
I watched the comedy mostly out of morbid curiosity, with so much news devoted to the alleged North Korean hacking attack on Sony Films. To be honest, I did not expect much.
 
"But Now he's (Wyatt) going to be a marshal and an outlaw. Best of both worlds, son." These words were spoken by a tubercular Doc Holliday, played by a gaunt 145 pound Dennis Quaid.
"But Now he's (Wyatt) going to be a marshal and an outlaw. Best of both worlds, son." These words were spoken by a tubercular Doc Holliday, played by a gaunt 145 pound Dennis Quaid.
 
This tiny independent film is an enigma. It is also one of the ten most important indies in the last 25 years for one reason: It could not have survived, and prospered without its singular visionary.
This tiny independent film is an enigma. It is also one of the ten most important indies in the last 25 years for one reason: It could not have survived, and prospered without its singular visionary.
 
Mary Surratt may have been a loving mother, but it would eventually kill her. Regardless, President Lincoln was murdered and retribution must be exacted, irrespective of the accused's culpability.
Mary Surratt may have been a loving mother, but it would eventually kill her. Regardless, President Lincoln was murdered and retribution must be exacted, irrespective of the accused's culpability.
 
Marcus Luttrell wrote this titular story of his one life experience that would forever define who he was, who he is, and who he will remain.
Marcus Luttrell wrote this titular story of his one life experience that would forever define who he was, who he is, and who he will remain.
 
I know where I was when Osama was killed by Seal Team 6. It was Sunday night in North Carolina, and I was no closer to that cathartic event than was Barack Obama.
I know where I was when Osama was killed by Seal Team 6. It was Sunday night in North Carolina, and I was no closer to that cathartic event than was Barack Obama.
 
"Vanilla Sky," as the remake of the Spanish film "Open Your Eyes," is one of the most misunderstood films of that decade, and is generally fated as the lesser film as the remake.
"Vanilla Sky," as the remake of the Spanish film "Open Your Eyes," is one of the most misunderstood films of that decade, and is generally fated as the lesser film as the remake.
 
Hey ... I got this joke: What is two lawyers, with the sir name of Palmer, chained to a engine block at the bottom of the river. Answer: A good start. Oh, you heard that one, or a variation of it, already.
Hey ... I got this joke: What is two lawyers, with the sir name of Palmer, chained to a engine block at the bottom of the river. Answer: A good start. Oh, you heard that one, or a variation of it, already.
 
"Boyhood" is Richard Linklater baby: his nuanced theme, his created tale, his directed story of family, acquaintances and friends that grow into a life from one child's boyhood.

Boyhood

 
"Boyhood" is Richard Linklater baby: his nuanced theme, his created tale, his directed story of family, acquaintances and friends that grow into a life from one child's boyhood.
 
The film, "Gravity", makes two broad statements: Outer Space affords one magnificent visual beauty, and there is no place more dangerous in sustaining one's life force.

Gravity

 
The film, "Gravity", makes two broad statements: Outer Space affords one magnificent visual beauty, and there is no place more dangerous in sustaining one's life force.
 
The unsanctified blood and gore, and the unmitigated violence to inflict such, in copious proportions with extreme prejudice, upon one's enemy was the unrelenting theme of this most effective film.

Fury

 
The unsanctified blood and gore, and the unmitigated violence to inflict such, in copious proportions with extreme prejudice, upon one's enemy was the unrelenting theme of this most effective film.
 
"Birdman" is the fast paced glimpse into the drama behind the drama that is ultimately fleshed out on one of the smaller, but venerable stages in New York's major theater district - Broadway.

Birdman

 
"Birdman" is the fast paced glimpse into the drama behind the drama that is ultimately fleshed out on one of the smaller, but venerable stages in New York's major theater district - Broadway.
 
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