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Redbox Rocks – Brilliant!


Although it’s probably a transitional mode of movie distribution until streaming becomes the preferred mode – probably in 3-4 years, Redbox really puts conventional movie stores to shame when you want a popular title. The friendly big movie boxes are … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s New Clothes * * * *


This beautiful and clever film takes a fanciful “alternative history” of Napoleon’s imprisonment on the island of St. Helene, following a conspiracy to replace him on the throne by trading places with a commoner who looks like Napoleon. Ian Holm … Continue reading

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The Namesake * * * *


This excellent film chronicles the life and cultural journey of an American Indian family from their roots in Calcutta to the American “dream” with its quirky and affluent complications.  Kal Penn and Tabu are marvelous as Indian mother in America and American son of India. The … Continue reading

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The Kingdom * * * Quacks


The Kingdom offers one of first blockbuster movies in the “USA vs Terrorists” genre that will  predictably become a mainstay of the box office for years to come.   This was a good action film, though I think it could have toned down … Continue reading

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3:10 to Yuma gets * * * * Quacks


You don’t want to miss this excellent western, filmed and acted much in the tradition of the old westerns but with some exceptional scenes that would leave even John Huston in awe of the filming technique. 3:10 is a complicated … Continue reading

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