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Ocean’s Eleven

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Well, if I’m reading this right — I’d like to think that I am — this is probably the least accessible vault ever designed.” Ocean’s Eleven, released in 2001 Danny Ocean, having just gotten out of prison, is planning his next heist. It’s a complicated one, will require a bunch of people — eleven […]

Big Fish

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{5/5} “Now there comes a point when a reasonable man will swallow his pride and admits that he’s made a terrible mistake. The truth is, I was never a reasonable man.” Big Fish, released in 2003 Edward Bloom has led a life filled with one fantastic thing after another — that is, if you believe […]

Enchanted

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{5/5} “‘You need me to call somebody for you?’ ‘Well, I don’t think they’d hear you from here.’” Enchanted, released in 2007 The Queen doesn’t want her stepson Edward to get married because then that princess will usurp her. When Edward meets Giselle he immediately wants to marry her, but the Queen sends her somewhere […]

Fantastic Mr. Fox

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{5/5} “Here, put these bandit hats on.” Fantastic Mr. Fox, released in 2009 Mr. Fox writes a column for the newspaper. He used to steal chickens but he promised his wife he’d stop. He moved his family to a tree because living in a hole in the ground made him feel poor. Now he has […]

Just Like Heaven

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{5/5} “Maybe you’re not dead. Maybe you’re just very… light.” Just Like Heaven, released in 2005 Elizabeth is a doctor who had been working for 26 hours when she gets in a car accident. She’s now in a coma. David is a widower who’s looking for a new place to live when he finds a […]

Semiosis

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “Uri had been in an army, but I had been in a war. Soldiers win victories, but civilians merely survive, if they are lucky and clever. That can be enough, but the civilians may hate both sides, and I did. I had left Earth to escape them all, every side in every war.” Semiosis […]

Agents of SHIELD (season 7)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Come with me if you want to continue to exist.” — Enoch Agents of SHIELD season 7, aired in 2020 Simmons has been to the future and brought back some things to help the team. The agents have followed the Chronicoms back in time to 1931. The Chronicoms want Earth from themselves and know […]

Jojo Rabbit

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{5/5} “Our only friends are the Japanese. And just between you and me, they don’t look very Aryan.” Jojo Rabbit, released in 2019 Jojo is very enthusiastic about being a member of Hitler’s youth. When he’s at a camp for the weekend, though, they ask him to kill a rabbit and he can’t. Then in […]

Game Night

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{5/5} “That is a strong table.” Game Night, released in 2018 Max and Annie have a few friends over for a fun game night regularly. When Max’s very successful brother Brooks comes to town he invites the group over to his place, where he says they’re going to play a different kind of game. Someone […]

The Secret Keeper

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{5/5} “The landscape of one’s childhood was more vibrant than any other. It didn’t matter where it was or what it looked like, the sights and sounds imprinted differently from those encountered later. They became a part of a person, inescapable.” The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton, published in 2012 When Laurel was 16 she […]