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I Wouldn't Bleed For This

Advantages: A solid cast.
Disadvantages: Derivative direction, hackneyed writing, stereotyped characterisation.

FILM ONLY REVIEW Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza is a small-town boxer from Rhode Island, who makes a name for himself after winning two world title fights. But after a car accident leaves him with a broken neck, it looks as though his career is ove ...

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Munich - the best Steven Spielberg film of all time?

Advantages: Great cast, great locations, Spielberg on the most daring form of his career
Disadvantages: None for me

...Of all the great American director's work, Munich deserves a re-appraisal as the best Spielberg film ever made. It's an unconventional choice, perhaps, but probably only because it's one of his least-seen pictures. Plus, could a director responsible for s ...

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There are many roads to hate, but envy is the shortest one of all

Advantages: Spielberg
Disadvantages: How truthful is this?

Someone once said that although the Jews and the Palestinians hate each other they are really very alike, both ostracized and abandoned by the world with equal proportion, and that, and not twisting the facts to make a movie, is the interest director Stev ...

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Spielburg's bold juxtaposition of two extremes

Advantages: Incredibly harrowing; raw and authentic; superb score; politically relevant; takes no sides
Disadvantages: Spielburg expects audience to know what the film means; weak in parts; odd end

Schindler's List has been the only time Steven Spielburg actually applied a human face to the aggressors of the Second World War. That said, this only applied to an extent, as Oskar Schindler was the only "good" Nazi in the film. Munich, however, is entir ...

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Not a Beer Festival in Sight

Advantages: Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush.
Disadvantages: The subject

...I really didn't know what to expect with this film. All I new was that is was a Steven Spielberg film about the massacre of a number of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, after a hostage situation goes wrong. As far as the event was concerned ...

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