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Ebsen finds the perfect woman via mail order, and the young man is married to Nettleton. Problems still arise for Ebsen and the newlyweds, though, resulting in a few good chuckles.

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After his ex-partner (L.Q. Jones), his dog, and his daughter are kidnaped, McQuade goes down to Mexico along with Kayo (Robert Beltran), a rookie patrolman, and Jackson (Leon Isaac Kennedy), an ...

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Andrew Gurland and Huck Botko's bleakly comic mockumentary revolves around shallow filmmaker Andrew (Gurland), whose documentary about a doorman and his Burmese mail-order bride turns into an ...

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A sweet, if predictable, modern-day version of young-adult author Mary Rodgers's classic body-switch tale. Psychologist Dr. Tess Coleman (Jamie Lee Curtis) tries her best to be a super mom, but ...

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The Wolf of Wall Street is a hilarious, angry, and scathing indictment of greed. Itís so funny you might not notice how deep it cuts. RIP: Shows Ending in 2020

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RADAR SECRET SERVICE details the rough-and-tumble life of agents Howard and Byrd, as they go about smashing a ring of crooks. Led by Coffin and Neal, the gangsters manage to hijack a shipment of ...

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To help financial matters, Lombard secures employment as the personal assistant to Murray, a rich and amorous man. Murray finds Lombard attractive and makes a pass, which she responds to with a ...

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Approached with low expectations, this juvenile exercise in hero worship is fairly enjoyable. Marco Polo (Don Diamont) vows to find his father after the elder Polo, a renowned merchant, disappears ...

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Young Winston Winston Churchill's self-serving memoirs of his youthful adventures are brought to the screen by the current master (or at least the most frequent practitioner) of the large-scale ...

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This curiously depressing remake of MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET epitomizes contemporary Hollywood's inability to bring style and originality to the kind of family comedies it once produced with aplomb ...

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Reviewed by Maitland McDonagh Rating: Jason Ruscio's sly portrait of suburban psychosis hinges on Petra Wright's performance as mad housewife Laura, whose descent isn't entirely as it first seems.

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Birch Interval - Official Trailer A sensitive and compelling film that nobody went to see. Perhaps it was the title and the fact that there were no big names on the marquee, whatever.

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Intrigue and danger abound aboard the overnight mail train as Oscar, a crazed musician, tries to do in judge Hallard. Hallard wouldn't grant Oscar a divorce, which was enough to incite the man to ...

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Tom Cruise more than makes up for his Mummy misfire earlier this summer with American Made, a rollicking, high-flying, sort-of-true adventure that gives the toothsome star his best part in years.

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from the age of 11, and they're bound together by their mutual love of basketball. Q's parents, particularly his dad (Dennis Haysbert), a fading NBA player, support their son's love of the game ...

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Set in the world of independent opal mining in southern Australia, FULL MONTY director Peter Cattaneo's adaptation of Ben Rice's novel Pobby and Dingan is a rare family film that's equally ...

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The House Bunny - Official Trailer Not every young actress can carry an entire movie on her own shoulders, and even fewer can pull it off when the story is so forumlaic.

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Forbidden Planet A superb sci-fi flick, FORBIDDEN PLANET offers an unusually intelligent script, exciting direction by Wilcox and generally good acting from a decent if rather dull cast.

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At the age of 73, John Huston allowed his affinity for losers to attract him to the least marketable project of his career. The story of an obsessive, young, southern evangelist and several ...

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JEAN DE FLORETTE is set in a French farming village tucked into a picturesque hillside. Le Papet (Yves Montand), an imperious and unscrupulous local landowner, welcomes the return to the village ...

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RAGING BULL is an uncompromisingly brutal and emotionally devastating movie based on the life of middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta. The film chronicles the life of the fighter from 1941 ...

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Close To My Heart - Trailer Unable to have children of their own, Milland and Tierney explore the possibility of adoption, but become frustrated and impatient when they learn that they may have to ...

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As in Francois Truffaut's THE 400 BLOWS and SMALL CHANGE, THE WILD CHILD is devoted to the perceptual honesty and education of children. In this case, director and star Truffaut has made a ...

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George Miller, director of the MAD MAX trilogy and former student of Phillip Noyce at Melbourne University, is one of the producers. Your new favorite show is right here.

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Next day, Mary Poppins (Andrews) appears, gliding down from on high with an umbrella as her parachute. This is no ordinary nanny, the children soon learn, as she leads them on a series of ...

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Imagine! What could have been a one-joke movie about a rabbi and a Catholic priest in love with the same woman is a very entertaining, hugely neurotic romantic comedy — the kind of thing people ...

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Slap Shot - Official Trailer Funny, frank, and violent, George Roy Hill's absorbing film about minor league hockey offers a wonderful comic performance from Newman as the aging player-coach of the ...

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This offbeat Canadian comedy features Wodoslawsky as a confused individual frustrated over his sorry love life. In a desperate move to find the right girl, Wodoslawsky selects a Korean mail order ...

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Corn doesn't grow any higher than this male bonding tribute to testosterone. Pat O'Brien gives a gung-ho performance as the great Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne in this bland biography ...

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Corregidor was honeycombed with such tunnels, which allowed the poverty row PRC studio to confine its scenes to such claustrophobic quarters and to use stock footage of Japanese troops in their ...

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Jeffrey Arsenault's low-budget, B&W vampire picture was written in 1984, went into production five years later and was completed in 1993. But it but looks and feels as though it were made ten ...

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THE RED BALLOON won an Oscar for best original screenplay, competing against the feature-length JULIE, THE BOLD AND THE BRAVE, Federico Fellini's LA STRADA and William Rose's THE LADYKILLERS.

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Set almost entirely in Tokyo's tony Park Hyatt Hotel, it's a gently nuanced, two-character comedy revolving around an unlikely romance between an older, disaffected actor and an aimless young woman.

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You've Got Mail - Official Trailer This love letter to NYC's eccentric Upper West Siders aspires to be sophisticated romantic trifle in which polar opposites find heaven in each other's arms.

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Predator 2 This sequel to the popular 1987 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger takes place in 1997 with the setting changed from the jungles of South America to the urban jungles of Los Angeles.

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His vision of Earth's ecological future, and the way the Symes house becomes the spearhead of a new kind of evolution, are intriguing and creative enough to make the movie entertaining. Some of the

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In the movie Arbitrage, Robert Miller is a man guilty of a multitude of sins, and they all seem to be chasing him down within a few days of his 60th birthday. As played by Richard Gere, Robert ...

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The Man From Snowy River - Official Trailer Kirk Douglas plays two brothers, the one, Harrison, an aristocratic landowner, the other, Spur, a one-legged, scraggly prospector.

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LOLA, one of the last films made by Rainer Werner Fassbinder before his death in 1982 at the age of 36, is one of his most entertaining and stylish films, a BLUE ANGEL-style allegory dealing with ...

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1917 breaks into a crowded genre of World War movies with a one-shot masterpiece following the lives of two young soldiers experiencing the atrocities of war in real time.

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Login; About My Watchlist ... much like the Salvation Army bell ... up some giant family-friendly special-effects extravaganza. 2010's entry in this dubious tradition is a reworking of Gulliver's ...

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UNDER CAPRICORN is talky and static, with little of Hitchcock's trademark suspense. The costume drama was not his metier, and he wisely decided to stay out of the genre after this.

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A really awful "hand" movie, DEMONOID features Roy Jenson and Samantha Eggar as a husband and wife who go to Mexico looking for silver but instead find the Devil's left hand buried in a silver box.

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One of the most exciting and entertaining propaganda films to come out of WWII, SAHARA features Humphrey Bogart as Sgt. Joe Gunn, an American tank commander who, along with his crew (Bruce Bennett ...

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District 9 does have some pretty potent medicine, but just when things start to get grim, Blomkamp smartly satisfies our sweet tooth by shifting gears to sci-fi action mode with effortless efficiency.

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In the early 1980s, after his "Godfather" films (1972, 1974) and APOCALYPSE NOW (1979), works of epic scale, Francis Ford Coppola began choosing smaller projects like THE OUTSIDERS, based on a ...

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Vic Lambdin (Louis Hayward) brings his fiancee Mallory Flagg (Diana Lynn) to the home of Vic's former friend and business partner, the multi-millionaire Horace Vendig (Zachary Scott), for a ...

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The Endless Summer - Official Trailer ... where they initiate the locals into the joys of surfing. ... to Australia and New Zealand, where the waves just aren't happening. Not so with Tahiti ...

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As they regain scraps of memory and find clues on and around their persons, the broad outlines of what happened emerge: Two are hostages — developer William Coles Jr. and financial advisor ...

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The latest animated feature from Pixar lacks the inventiveness of the studio's best efforts — namely THE INCREDIBLES (2004) and the TOY STORY movies — but benefits from the company's magic ...

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Sure, the lines of age are visible on his face, he sports a tattoo (lingered over by the camera during a card game, lest anyone miss it), and he engages in sordid sex with adventurous tourists ...

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After Peter's invalid mother Olive (Flora Coker) and her bossy Filipino nurse Cupid (Mildred Nierras) greet her, Katrina is warned to stay away from the cabin of Peter's eccentric sister Claire ...

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RUDY tells the emotional, fact-based story of Daniel E. "Rudy" Ruettiger, a common man with high hopes--to play football at Notre Dame. Despite a small build, bad grades, and no money, Rudy sets ...

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Reviewed by Maitland McDonagh. Rating: ... hears through the grapevine that their mutual friend Becca (Isla Fisher) is throwing London a going-away party in her parents' spacious downtown ...

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