The Fighter

The Fighter is an excellent movie, even though it is rife with bad language, which I tire of quickly.  However, the characters are dysfunctional enough that the language makes sense.  And the story is good–it’s based on a true story. The main focus of The Fighteris Micky Ward and his older brother Dicky Eklund, both boxers. …
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Christian Bale Vs. Geoffrey Rush

Although Christian Bale won the Oscar for best Supporting Actor, Geoffrey Rush must have been close behind him. The roles were different, but I think Rush’s might have been the more difficult.  I’m not saying Bale didn’t deserve the award, since his role in The Fighter is probably his best so far.  But there was…
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The Lovely Bones

Since I read the book The Lovely Bones I was ready for much of the weirdness of the movie, and it is a strange one.  However, it is also interesting.  I think Peter Jackson may well have decided to make the movie because of all the interesting visuals he was able to cram in it.…
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Rango

I was pleasantly surprised by Rango.  I found it to be much more inventive and entertaining that I had thought it would be. The voices were excellent, too.  And I’m not just talking about Johnny Depp.  I’m also talking about Bill Nighy, in particular. The story was humorous, and simultaneously a new type of old-style…
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Quote Quiz 3.25.11 – ANSWERS

I was out of commission for a couple of days, fighting an epic battle against a cold virus.  I won.  And I’m back now. 1.  “Double double, toil and trouble.” – The witches, Macbeth 2.  “Look, I understand you have experienced a loss, but this relationship just can’t work. I mean, you’re a cat. I’m…
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