Tag Archives: true story

42 – Review

Posted on 12. Apr, 2013 by .

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Well, Baseball season is finally here (Go Cardinals!). So, lets get this season in movies started out with a baseball movie. 42 is the story of Jackie Robinson. Harrison Ford plays Branch Rickey, General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. He gets the idea that he wants to “break the color barrier” by signing the first […]

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Zero Dark Thirty – Review

Posted on 11. Jan, 2013 by .

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Zero Dark Thirty about the CIA operative to capture enemy #1, Osama Bin Laden. I starts with the tragic events of September 11, 2001. From there it goes into great detail how the CIA was able to question detainees in order to get information. From that information, one lead would lead to another dead end […]

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Argo – Review

Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by .

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Back in the late 1970s, there were several Iranians protesting the US Embassy in Iran. The US was holding the former Shah of Iran. He had cancer, and the Iranians wanted him back to stand trial after he had been overthrown. The protesters kept at it, until eventually they made it through the gates into […]

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50/50 – Review

Posted on 30. Sep, 2011 by .

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50/50 is the story about Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) in his late twenties. He’s a very healthy guy, doesn’t drink, smoke, do drugs, etc. He has some back problems, so he goes to the doctor to find out that he has a tumor on his spine. He looks up information on the cancer on webmd.com, Neurofibrosarcoma […]

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Moneyball – Review

Posted on 23. Sep, 2011 by .

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Moneyball is about the 2002 Oakland Athletics and the attempt by General Manager Billy Beane’s (Brad Pitt)¬†attempt to rebuild the team after their three largest stars left the team due to free agency. ¬†At the end of the 2001 season the A’s lost Jason Giambi, Johnny Damon, and Jason Isringhausen leaving big gaps in the […]

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