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Les Misérables

We watched an amazing movie today. At first we thought it was a version of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, but it turned out to be much more. It wasn’t the telling of Victor Hugo’s story as much as it was a movie inspired by it. I’ve heard it summarized as a re-telling of Les Misérables […]

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Surfer, Dude

I’ve seen worse movies. That’s about as good of a recommendation as I can give for Surfer, Dude. Overall the movie felt like I was hanging out with Matthew McConaughey and co-stars Woody Harrelson and Willie Nelson; which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. There are worse guys you can hang out with. But it’s not […]

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Tropic Thunder

We watched Tropic Thunder tonight. It wasn’t something I’ve been dying to watch, but all the clips I’d seen of Robert Downey Jr. sort of bumped it up a bit in my estimations. I’m not a Ben Stiller fan. Sorry, folks. He does nothing for me. So I’m not likely to be drawn to a […]

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Alive

We watched the movie Alive tonight. It’s the story of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 that crashed in the Andes mountains on October 13, 1972. The flight carried 45 people, but by the time they were rescued 72 days later, there were only 16 survivors. Some people might remember the story because the people who […]

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