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  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

    The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

    ★★★★

    How do you make a fascist empathize? Put him in your striped pajamas and march him off to the showers. Maybe then he'll finally understand.

  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

    Watched this one again when I couldn't decide what to watch on Netflix tonight. That's the great thing about Scorcese and Tarantino. Nothing good on tv? Just pop in one of their movies and sit back and relax for two or three hours. This is one of my favorites when this happens and it just so happened it was on Netflix anyway, so I didn't have to get out of my easychair to dig out the DVD in my insanely…

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  • A Cry in the Wild

    A Cry in the Wild

    ★★½

    I bought this dvd for a young friend of mine for Christmas. He loves the book Hatchet (as do I), and I remembered seeing this years before on PBS. When I looked it up, I couldn't find it though. Turns out they changed the title to "A Cry in the Wild." Unfortunately, that wasn't the only change from the Newberry Award Winning book. Jared Rushton plays the title role of Bryan, a young boy stranded in the Canadian wilderness when…

  • Popeye

    Popeye

    ★★★

    I decided to reevaluate my previous two star rating for this Robert Altman/Robin Williams ambitious venture into the comic strip character Popeye. When I was a kid my favorite afternoon cartoons were the old Max Fleischer Popeyes. His Superman was even better, but those were few and far between. Nothing like them today. Anyway, of all those old cartoon characters Popeye seemed the most adaptable to the big screen. And no comic actor was better suited to play him than…