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Santee (1973)

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Santee (1973) was directed by Gary Nelson, Nelson started in Tv and moved to movies. He directed five films, including Disney’s “The Black Hole”. Jody Deakes (Michael Burns) joins his outlaw father after his mothers death. Jody’s father is running from Santee (Glen Ford) a bounty hunter. Santee kills Jody’s father and Jody follows him hoping to take […]

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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam was directed and produced by Bill Couturie. Couturie is best known for the Academy Award-winning documentary “Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt”.  Dear America was a multi-Emmy Award winner. The movie uses real letters written by US soldiers for it’s narration.  The film is archive footage, together they convey the personal experiences of the men and women that served in Vietnam. […]

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Foolproof (2003)

Foolproof (2003) was directed by Williams Phillips a Canadian film director and screenwriter. Kevin (Ryan Reynolds), Sam (Kristin Booth) and Rob (Joris Jarsky) for fun do theoretical heists. One of their plans is taken and used by a gangster. After the real heist, the gangster blackmails them into pulling off a real heist. Not top notch action adventure, […]

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Harry Brown (2009)

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Harry Brown (2009) was directed by Daniel Barber. This is Barber first full length feature. Harry (Michael Caine) recently widowed ex-marine lives in a neighborhood overran by a gang of vicious thugs. The gang taunts, then murders his best friend, sending Harry over the edge. The movie held my interest with gang members that are […]

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