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Helen Mirren in The Debt
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Saturday September 3rd, 2011
The Debt is a remake of a 2007 Israeli film about 3 Mossad agents given a mission to capture a notorious ex-Nazi doctor who experimented on Jewish prisoners in concentration camps and bringing him to Israel to stand trial. The film goes back and forth between the time of the abduction…More
The Housemaid
Friday February 25th, 2011
The Housemaid is a 2010 remake of a revered classic of 1960 South Korean cinema. In the original a nice couple rues the day they hire a housemaid after she tries to wreck their marriage and is instrumental in the death of one of their children. In this updated version…More
True Grit's Jeff Bridges
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Wednesday January 5th, 2011
The Coen brothers made their first Western with "Grit" and it's a total triumph. The sentimentality of the original film is gone and this is the version of this story that I'd always wanted to see. I loved it. Bridges is outstanding as Rooster. Not to take anything away from Wayne…More

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