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Close encounters of the unspoken kind

Advantages: A story that needs telling
Disadvantages: One scene will be too much for you

Run Time - 155 minutes Certificate - 15 4 Oscar Nominations American Genre - Drama = If you Google 'The King Speech' today you don't get Martin Luther but Colin bloody Firth, such is the way history is recorded in this modern and ...

thedevilinme 24.06.2011 · Read full review
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Amistad - a true epic

Advantages: An all-round epic with a good storyline and good acting
Disadvantages: Possibly not always historically-accurate

The movie is based on a historical 1839 legal battle which took place in the United States, after a group of slaves took control of a small ship, "La Amistad", and ended up on the shores of the New World, instead of their homes in Africa. The movie portra ...

Marechal_Grouchy 18.01.2001 · Read full review
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Noble Steven, Noble

Advantages: High quality throughout, Hopkins is excellent.
Disadvantages: A bit too 'noble' for Spielberg the entertainer.

Although this is a good movie - quality certainly abounds in all areas - I couldn't help feeling as I sat through it that this was Spielberg trying to show once again what a 'serious' director he is. The Color Purple and Schindler's List are two other ex ...

JSpencer 10.09.2000 · Read full review
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