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Invictus Movie Review
“The Rainbow Nation starts here. Reconciliation starts here. Yes, reconciliation.... Forgiveness starts here, too.” Nelson Mandela changed his country--some say he changed the world--and Afrikaaner Francois Pienaar helped him do it by captaining the reinstated national rugby team, the Springboks.
Ladies in Lavender Movie Review
Ladies in Lavender put a little in your smile along with the little blush in their own cheeks. A Polish violinist is washed overboard and washes ashore then is awash with affection and attention.
Michael Kohlhaas Film Review
Mads Mikkelsen stars as "Michael Kohlhaas", a 16th century horse trader who rebels against the authority of the church and state. Set in the majestic Cevenne Mountain region of France, "Michael Kohlhaas" is a cinematic feast for the eyes.
Moneyball Movie Review
A movie review of baseball film, Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill. Pitt plays Billy Beane, a baseball manager who is trying to make his team a success after suffering from disastrous losses.
The Blind Side Movie Review
Michael Oher is known and loved as a tackle for the Baltimore Ravens football team. Now the world has a chance to known him as a conquering individual and to know the woman who gave him the chance to be that.
The Celestine Prophecy Review
There is a strong resemblance between the events in The Celestine Prophecy and the historic episodes between the Church and Galileo and Copernicus, both of whom presented new ideas about the world we see--or don’t see--and offers an interesting Adventure Drama story in Peru.
The Company You Keep Film Review
Jim Grant has eluded the FBI for thirty years. But when a woman from his past is arrested, and a reporter starts investigating, Grant learns that he can't outrun the truth. Robert Redford stars in and directs this adaptation of Neil Gordon's novel.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Review
We see life more clearly in retrospect, but when you’re born at the wrong end of life, which way is retrospect? Benjamin Button leaves the world with less experience than he brought into it. He becomes the incarnation of the “second childhood.” An implausible story is brilliantly made believable.
The Informant Review
When good intentions and human foibles get together, embarrassingly funny situations result, especially when you’re an FBI informant wearing a wire and surrounded by cameras.
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"Whiplash", the story of a student drummer and his combative teacher, won three Academy Awards and received glowing reviews. This intense film espouses a "practice until you bleed" philosophy.
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