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reviewed Captain Phillips (2013 film). October 12, 2013
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'Captain Phillips' directed by Paul Greengrass
Fact-based films work and sometimes they don’t. Some stick to the facts, while some tend to add fiction to drive entertainment value. After Paul Greengrass’ semi-documentary film “United …
reviewed Captain Phillips (2013 film). October 09, 2013
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'Captain Phillips' directed by Paul Greengrass
By Joan Alperin Schwartz There are three reasons to see this film.   Number One: This is one of the best directed films I've seen in 2013.   Number Two: Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips …
posted a Quick Tip about Cloud Atlas (2012 film). May 05, 2013
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'Cloud Atlas' a brilliant scifi fantasy love story spanning 500 years
It was on the plane and I switched the channel before the entire movie could developed further as there were just too many good movies this month on the flight!!! Slow start and I think it's probably …
reviewed A League of Their Own. May 02, 2013
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A League of Their Own
With all the historical baseball films out there this is one of the best!  During WW II there was a dearth of "male" players to fill the minor league rosters.  As a result there was …
reviewed 20 Most Anticipated Movies in 2013. February 13, 2013
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20 Most Anticipated Movies in 2013
Before throwing ourselves into this pit full of film stocks, I would like to mention few movies that I'm very excited to see that unfortunately did not made my top 20. There might be some surprises …
reviewed Cloud Atlas (2012 film). December 17, 2012
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'Cloud Atlas' a brilliant scifi fantasy love story spanning 500 years
      I left two times the movie theater knowing that I saw something special, knowing that I witnessed not only a march towards freedom but also towards a better understanding of …
reviewed Cloud Atlas (2012 film). December 04, 2012
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'Cloud Atlas' a brilliant scifi fantasy love story spanning 500 years
I thought that was a fitting name to this review since I haven't written in awhile and I miss you guys! Plus, it has to do with this fantastic movie about intersecting life paths, deja vu, and how …
reviewed Cloud Atlas (2012 film). October 25, 2012
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'Cloud Atlas' a brilliant scifi fantasy love story spanning 500 years
By Joan Alperin Schwartz   'Cloud Atlas' is a film that some people, like myself, will find absolutely brilliant, while others, like John (the other half of 'Two Jews On Film') …
reviewed Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. June 24, 2012
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'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'
** out of ****    For me, "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" is about as difficult to hate as it is to like or even love. The reviews seem quite divided over Stephen Daldry's adaptation …
posted a Quick Tip about Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. May 10, 2012
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'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'
Saw this on my afternoon flight from Hong Kong to Singapore just last Thursday. I had often wondered how children who lost their parents during the Sep. 11 attack would react and cope with life after …
reviewed Larry Crowne. March 26, 2012
Larry Crowne
Claire Danes does an amazing job of portraying an amazing woman.    Temple Grandin does not see, think or feel things like the average person. Her photographic mind is wired to visualize …
reviewed A League of Their Own. March 11, 2012
posted in Just Baseball
A League of Their Own
The big difference between cliches that work and cliches that don't can sometimes be boiled down to simple context. Often, it's a lazy writer trick. If a screenwriter has an immediate need to connect …
posted a Quick Tip about Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. January 22, 2012
'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'
Truly a lovely movie. Thomas Horn, the child who is in pretty much every scene, is a wonder, especially given the fact that he has never acted before. His face fills the screen for so much of the story, …
reviewed Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. January 22, 2012
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'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'
Oskar Schell (Thomas Horn) shares an incredibly close relationship with his father, Thomas Schell (Tom Hanks). Oskar is an extraordinary child who has some very particular social quirks. His list is rather …
reviewed Larry Crowne. January 18, 2012
Larry Crowne
Tom Hanks stars a Larry Crowne, a happy, friendly, hard worker at a Target-like store who gets laid off because he never went to college. He enrolls in a community college, makes friends with a lot of …
reviewed 20 Most Anticipated Movies in 2012. January 02, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
20 Most Anticipated Movies in 2012
   I barely do any kind of articles "thanks" to my "well-spent" time but I decided to give you people a quick taste of what glazed my mind to be a good prospect in 2012. …
reviewed Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. December 29, 2011
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'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'
EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE Written by Eric Roth Directed by Stephen Daldry Starring Thomas Horn, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow and Tom Hanks   Making movies about the September 11 …
reviewed Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. December 27, 2011
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'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'
Star Rating:         Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close represents the best type of sentimentalism there is, in which the aim is not to make you cry …
reviewed Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. December 18, 2011
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'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'
            By Joan Alperin Schwartz      9/11...All you have to do is say that date and most people will have a reaction...usually an emotional …
reviewed Larry Crowne. November 30, 2011
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Larry Crowne
** out of ****    "Larry Crowne" is an unspectacular, bland romance. If one could sum it all up as simplistically as possible, that would be my first choice. A film like this - one …
reviewed Volunteers (film). October 12, 2011
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Volunteers (film)
It's always nice to take a look at something from Tom Hank's pre Philadelphia days to see when he was more of a comedic actor.  Sure, this movie isn't remembered all that well and anyone …
posted a Quick Tip about Volunteers (film). October 06, 2011
Volunteers (film)
Snooty blue blood escapes to Thailand with the Peace Corps and finds himself caught up in a conflict between the Army, Chinese and the local drug lord. Should have either been funnier or less broad with …
posted a Quick Tip about Larry Crowne. August 29, 2011
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Larry Crowne
Not as bad as what the other Lunch reviewers have claimed. I actually enjoyed it quite a bit despite the fact that it is a no-brainer. In addition, the lack of chemistry between Hanks & Robert is …
reviewed Larry Crowne. July 02, 2011
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Larry Crowne
Star Rating:         Larry Crowne is strained, unfocused, and pointless, which is both strange and appalling given the talent attached to it: Tom Hanks, who not only stars …
reviewed Larry Crowne. July 01, 2011
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Larry Crowne
LARRY CROWNE   Written by Tom Hanks and Nia Vardalos   Directed by Tom Hanks   Starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Cedric the Entertainer       …
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