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Reel Gurl; War Movies for People Who Hate War

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As the ending credits rolled on Clint Eastwood’s “Flags of Our Fathers,” my son G.T. leaned in close, and whispered, “Well? How many?” It is the question he always asks, and I love that he still cares enough about my … Continue reading

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Reel Gurl Reviews “V For Vendetta”

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There’s no easy way to say this, so please forgive me for being blunt. It has, however, become glaringly apparent that the Wachowskis do not like you. Oh they might let you buy them dinner at some swanky restaurant, and … Continue reading

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Reel Gurl; The Broken Heart of Brokeback

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t's lucky that I chose to see "Brokeback Mountain" alone, in the pouring rain of last Sunday morning, at the ungodly movie-viewing hour of 10:30 a.m., with a few dozen strangers scattered throughout the theater. I don't think I could … Continue reading

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Reel Gurl on The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

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Just so you know: Disney is back in the game. With the release of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” the company has effectively thrown that famous mouse-eared hat into the lucrative magic and fantasy … Continue reading

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Reel Gurl; Walk The Line

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I remember distinctly, where I was and how I felt when I first heard that Johnny Cash was gone. Standing in the archway between our living room and kitchen, twisting a dishrag in my hands as I watched the news … Continue reading

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