A Few Good Men
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A young Marine dies. A hotshot Navy lawyer known for settling out of court gets the job of defending the killers. But what seems like an open-and-shut case quickly turns into a conspiracy to hide the truth. With the help of his colleagues, Lt. Cmr. Galloway (Demi Moore) and Lt. Weinberg (Kevin Pollak), Lt. Kaffee (Tom Cruise) must battle a couple of hardheaded marines and his own ghosts to give his clients the defense they deserve.
The Big Bang Theory, Season One
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Leonard, Sheldon, Howard and Raj are your stereotypical nerds: they read comic books, they play video games and D&D, and they have better luck with science than they do with women. But an aspiring actress named Penny just moved in across the hall from Leonard and Sheldon and life as they know it is about to change.
Divergent
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Set in a futuristic Chicago in a society where people are forced to choose between their family and their faction, a young Tris must decide where she belongs. To the delight of fans of the book, this movie stays true to the book with only minor deviations and the leads played the characters well.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
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Catching Fire is the second film in the Hunger Games series and is even better than the first. The Quarter Quell marks the 75th anniversary of the Hunger Games, and Katniss is once again called up to compete. Full of great performances by an amazing cast, Catching Fire is a great movie and, most importantly, stays fairly true to the beloved book series.
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
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The story of an ordinary man named, Walter Mitty, who is forced into the adventure of his life. Walter Mitty is a very uplifting and entertaining film that costars Kristen Wiig.
Sherlock: Season One
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A modern day version of Arthur Conan Doyle’s original classic tales. The Sherlock TV series is a fascinating, high-paced, witty and techy interpretation of the original stories.
Sweet Land
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A heartwarming love story showcasing the hardships of american immigrants and farming in the early 1920s.
Nacho Libre
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Quirky and hilarious! You do need to have a special sense of humor in order to enjoy this fantastic film.
Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World
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Steve Carell and Keira Knightley star as two people, barely more than strangers, who embark on a delightfully crazy journey before the world comes to an end.
Les Miserables
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Great music and a great cast make this remade version of the classic French revolutionary tale a must see movie.
Salmon Fishing In The Yemen
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Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt put in wonderful performances. Even though this wasn’t publicized as a comedy, I couldn’t keep myself from laughing, and laughing often. This is one you won’t regret watching.
The Hobbit
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Peter Jackson's wonderful film adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien's The Hobbit is just as his good as his work on The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Should be seen by fans and anyone with a passing interest.
The Haunting In Connecticut
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Based on the real experience of a family who moves into a home that was once a mortuary. This one drew me in, kept me guessing, and did so without being overly dramatic.
Doctor Who: The Complete Fourth Series
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Travel with the 10th Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) through all of time and space in what I believe to be the best season of the amazing British sci-fi television show, Doctor Who.
Torn Curtain
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This Hitchcock thriller finds Professor Michael Armstrong and his fiancée, Sarah, at a scientific convention in Copenhagen. Shortly after they arrive, Sarah becomes suspicious of Michael's behavior. And when he makes plans to leave without her, she decides to follow him, secretly boarding the plane he takes to East Berlin. There, German officials are awaiting his defection. What follows is a series of twist and turns leading to a conclusion that only 'The Master of Suspense' could have come up with.
Kenny
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This charming Australian mockumentary follows "knight in shining overalls" Kenny Smyth through his daily struggles as a porta-potty deliveryman and single father. Includes equal parts toilet humor and heart, with some nuggets of wisdom dropped along the way.
Stranger Than Fiction
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Engaging characters and a random plot. This movie was different, original and fantastic! NOT your typical Will Ferrell movie.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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This hilarious send-up from the Monty Python crew is so outrageous you can't help but laugh. Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, John Cleese, Eric Idle, and Michael Palin portray King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they search for the Holy Grail, on 'horseback'. They'll encounter ferocious beasts disguised as white rabbits, fearsome knights who refuse to surrender defeat, unruly peasants, and a castle of truly absurd Frenchmen. They'll also have numerous intense debates, such as: how to tell if someone's a witch, where to find a shrubbery, and the migratory patterns of swallows (both African and European).

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