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Twister (1996) – reviewed by George

The first time I saw this film I thought how much better it would be if they had just bought the rights to “Heavy Weather” by Bruce Sterling, published in 1994. On this second viewing, when I no longer remember … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 (2015) – reviewed by George

This film has exactly the same credits as Part 1 since both parts were filmed on the same shoot, except for the tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman. The films were released about a year apart. This installment is basically a … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014) – reviewed by George

The third of four Hunger Games movies, this is grimmer and darker than #1, and somewhat grimmer and darker than # 2. Despite dark subject matter # 1 was mostly outdoors, and # 2 had some well-lit outdoor scenes too. … Continue reading

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A Most Wanted Man (2014) – reviewed by George

Issa Karpov, the son of a Chechen Muslim and a Russian military officer, slips into Hamburg, and is found and tracked by a German Intelligence Unit. The leader of this unit, Bachman, is played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, in one … Continue reading

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