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#235 The Searchers (1956)

119 Mins Director: John Ford Writers: Frank S. Nugent (screenplay),  Alan Le May (from the novel by) (as Alan LeMay) Cast: John Wayne,  Jeffrey Hunter,  Vera Miles Storyline “A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.” IMDB Disposition Brit … Continue reading

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#237 Papillon (1973)

151 mins Director: Franklin J. Schaffner Writer: Dalton Trumbo, Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay), Henri Charrière (Novel) Cast: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory Storyline: “A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to … Continue reading

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#238 The Truman Show (1998)

103 mins Director: Peter Weir Writer: Andrew Niccol Cast: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney Storyline: “An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a T.V. show.” IMDB Disposition American Girl: Disposition – I saw this when it originally came out in … Continue reading

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#239 Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

  136 mins Director: Roman Polanski Writer: Ira Levin (Novel), Roman Polanski (Screenplay) Cast: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer Storyline: “A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. … Continue reading

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#240 Shutter Island (2010)

138 Minutes Director: Martin Scorsese Writer: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kinglsey, Max Von Sydow Storyline: “A U.S Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.” IMDB … Continue reading

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#241 Monsters, Inc. (2001)

  92 Minutes Director: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich Writer: Pete Docter, Jill Culton, Jeff Pidgeon, Ralph Eggleston Cast: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi Storyline: “Monsters generate their city’s power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of … Continue reading

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#242 The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

  76 Minutes Director: Tim Burton Writer: Tim Burton, Michael McDowell, Caroline Thompson Cast: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara Storyline: “Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn’t quite understand the concept.” IMDB Disposition Brit Boy: I’m not sure how, … Continue reading

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