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“Bridge of Spies” Movie Review

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(Intriguing History Lesson) – – Note: I remember when U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers was shot down….scary! The FBI captured Russian spy, Rudolf Abel (Oscar Winner, Mark Rylance). As a show of justice to the world, a very capable but reluctant insurance lawyer, James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is assigned to defend Abel. But, the…

“The Imitation Game” Movie Review

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(Breaking Enigma) Going to college for my degree in Electrical Engineering (digital hardware design and electromagnetics) Alan Turing was a hero. A genius who gave us the first computer (and digital design). He laid the foundation for artificial intelligence and robotics, and, was instrumental in winning WWII. “The Imitation Game” is inspiring to all those…

Movie Box Office Results September 16 – 18 2016

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Sully soars to #1 in the box office…again!   The top ten movies for September 16 – 18, 2016 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Sully, $22 million, Total so far: $71 million #2:  Blair Witch, $9.6 million, Total so far: $9.6 million #3:  Bridget Jones’s Baby, $8.2 million, Total so far: $67 million #4:  Snowden, $8…

“In the Heart of the Sea” Movie Review

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(Thrilling True Story) – – Herman Melville (Ben Whishaw) is interviewing one of the few survivors, Tom Nickerson (Brendan Gleeson), of the “Essex” whaling ship that was sunk many years before by a rouge whale. The events are traumatic, and Tom has never uttered a word since the events unfolded. Drinking the pain away, Tom…

Movie Box Office Results September 9 – 11 2016

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Sully flies to #1 in the box office! The top ten movies for September 9 – 11, 2016 are listed below. Go to BoxOfficeMojo.com for more information. #1:  Sully, $35.5 million, Total so far: $35.5 million #2:  When the Bough Breaks, $15 million, Total so far: $15 million #3:  Don’t Breathe, $8.2 million, Total so far: $67 million #4:  Suicide…

“Ex Machina” Movie Review

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(Creepy Artificial Intelligence) – – Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) is a programmer at a high tech company. He just got an email telling him he is the winner of seven days in a beautiful remote location with the CEO of the company, Nathan (Oscar Isaac). Arriving at the location, Caleb is greeted by a robotic voice…