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Coming Up on TV: The two best Civil War films

The Civil War began 150 years ago this month, and TCM is broadcasting the two best Civil War movies on April 25. Ron Maxwell’s 1994 Gettysburg is the gold standard of Civil War films.  It follows Michael Shaara’s superb historical … Continue reading

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Updated Movies to See Right Now

The Must See film is Source Code, a gripping scifi thriller with intelligence and heart, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga and Michelle Monaghan.   Hanna is a rip roaring girl-power thriller starring Saiorse Ronan as a 16-year-old raised in the … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie Recommendations

If you want to see the Oscar nominees for Best Picture, I’d suggest catching True Grit, The King’s Speech, Black Swan and The Fighter in a theater. Another Year and Rabbit Hole are also on my list of Best Movies … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Now is the time to catch future Oscar contenders on the big screen, especially crowd pleasers like True Grit, The King’s Speech and Black Swan. True Grit is the Coen Brothers’ splendid Old West story of Mattie Ross, a girl … Continue reading

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