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Review of “Safe House”

 * * * B Safe House is a spy thriller involving a bored CIA agent, Matt Westin (Ryan “Deadpool” Reynolds), in charge of a safe house in South Africa is suddenly plunged into danger when renegade agent Tobin Frost (Denzel … Continue reading

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Review of “The Commuter”

 * * * B “The Commuter”, a thriller starring Liam Neeson as ex-policeman Michael MacCauley, is just out on DVD. The kinds of films can be trite, but I found it surprisingly good. Neeson carries it easily, giving a solid … Continue reading

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Review of “Source Code” (rewatch)

* * * * A Wow. I remembered that Source Code was good, and the very basics of the plot, but I’d forgotten almost everything else about it. It stars Jake “Donnie” Gyllenhaal as Colter Stevens, an Air Force pilot … Continue reading

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Review of “The Departed”

* * * * A The Departed is a 2006 gangster pic by Martin Scorsese that stars Jack Nicholson as mob boss Frank Costello, Matt Damon as ambitious state policeman Colin Sullivan, and Leonardo DiCaprio as Billy Costigan, an undercover … Continue reading

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Review of “The Conjuring”

* * * B For Halloween, my family got together and watched the Conjuring. This film is loosely based on the accounts of Ed and Lorrain Warren, real life paranormal investigators. Regardless of the veracity of their claims, the story … Continue reading

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