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2010 in Movies: The Year’s Best Movies

Here’s my list of the best films of 2010: 1)  Winter’s Bone; 2) Toy Story 3;  3) The Social Network; 4) The Secrets in their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos); 5) Rabbit Hole; 6) Black Swan; 7) A Prophet … Continue reading

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Updated Movies to See Right Now

I recommend the summer’s one high quality blockbuster, Inception.  If you have followed The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, you will want to continue the trilogy with The Girl Who Played With Fire.  The indie dramedy The Kids Are All Right is enjoyable, too.  One of the … Continue reading

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10 Best Prison Movies

So how does A Prophet stack up against other films in that time honored genre – the Prison Movie? Can a French film rank high among the Alcatraz, Sing Sing and Folsom fare? My top ten includes familiar themes – … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week: A Prophet

This week’s DVD of the Week is a film from earlier this year:  A Prophet (Un Prophete).  It is the story of a young French-Arab from his first terrifying day in prison to his release.  Once he starts to adjust to his … Continue reading

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