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  • Spenser Confidential

    Spenser Confidential

    ★★★★

    Home of the most Peter Berg-y transition in cinema history: protagonist writes down central question of the plot, then underlined it. Smash cut to two huge guys boxing. Classic Berg.

    Amiable, undemanding tough guy fun. Absolutely what Whalberg should be doing all the time now.

  • The Cannonball Run

    The Cannonball Run

    ½

    How much coke were they doing to think this was a good idea?

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  • Precious

    Precious

    ★★½

    This is just an awful movie, made by somebody with contempt for cinema, apparently. Poverty porn for people who like hand-wringing in the comfort of their sitting room instead of actual change in the lives of others...

  • Never on Tuesday

    Never on Tuesday

    The Nicolas Cage IMDB Movie Page Rampage #12
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    This movie almost doesn't belong in this survey of Nic Cage performances because, like his fleeting appearance in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High", Cage is barely in this movie at all. Unlike "Fast Times," however, this performance, all thirty seconds of it, changes the game for Cage and launches Act II of the story of his career. From obscurity to celebrated romantic lead in ten roles, helped as he was by…