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  • 7500

    7500

    ★★★★★

    It's ridiculous to me that "7500" should have anything less than 4 stars.

    A brilliant, accurate film about terrorists attempting to take over a plane. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is absolutely amazing. Omid Memar, as a young, scared hijacker gives an excellent performance. In fact, all the performances are good.

    This film starts out in the most innocuous way - white noise, people going through security, boarding the plane, the flight attendants preparing. And then WHAM - it becomes the tensest thing…

  • The Heroes of Telemark

    The Heroes of Telemark

    ★★★½

    "The Heroes of Telemark" is a 1965 film telling the story of the great bravery of people in the Norwegian resistance during World War II as they attempt to keep material for the atom bomb out of the hands of the Nazis. It stars Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave and Ulla Jacobsen.

    This is a strange film for several reasons. It has some tremendous people in it yet they aren't really used effectively, i.e., Michael Redgrave and Ulla Jacobsen…

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  • In a Lonely Place

    In a Lonely Place

    ★★★★★

    Truly one of the great noirs, "In a Lonely Place" was directed by Nicholas Ray and stars Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Jeff Donnell and Martha Stewart. Bogart plays Dix Steele, a well-known Hollywood screenwriter who is very choosy about what he writes. He's asked to adapt a book, and instead of reading it, he invites the coat-check girl (Stewart) to tell him the story, as she's just finished the book. She has a date; she cancels it for…

  • Middle of the Night

    Middle of the Night

    ★★★★

    Frederic March is in the "Middle of the Night" in this 1959 film written by Paddy Chayefsky originally for the stage and directed by Delbert Mann. March stars with Kim Novak, Albert Dekker, Lee Remick, Joan Copeland, Martin Balsam, Glenda Farrell, and Lee Phillips - a great cast made up of some old-timers and some wonderful New York actors.

    March plays Jerry Kingsley, a 56-year-old widower who owns a successful business and at the moment lives with his overly-protective sister.…