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Tag: Spirituality

The Sessions

The Sessions

By on Nov 09 2012 in Titles

Offers us an unusual doorway into matters ultimately of the spirit, and places John Hawkes squarely atop any rational awards ballot.

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Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

By on Oct 26 2012 in Titles

Bears one material but forgivable flaw, will almost certainly bump to five stars on subsequent viewing.

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Big Miracle

Big Miracle

By on Feb 03 2012 in Titles

A glorious true story of teamwork, compassion, nobility, and people collaborating despite diametrically opposed viewpoints (hello Congress).

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The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life

By on Jun 10 2011 in Titles

It won’t be to everyone’s liking, and it’s magnificent. Superbly woven, dazzlingly told, utterly right-brained. You barely know what hit you. Just give it 30 minutes and see!

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The Rite

The Rite

By on Jan 25 2011 in Titles

If you believe or are curious, see it. If neither, skip it ~ at your own risk. ;)

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Stone

Stone

By on Oct 08 2010 in Titles

star Qualifying Role for Edward Norton | Some took issue with its pacing, but I loved it. It just requires one to pay attention more than the usual, but that’s Curran and Norton, together again in fine form.

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The Book of Eli

The Book of Eli

By on Jan 16 2010 in Titles

star Qualifying Role for Gary Oldman | Albert Hughes said he hoped that we “would be thrilled with the look, the action, the adventure, and also be moved by the journey that Eli is on.” Done.

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