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Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies is a daring, studied and mannered true story that is at once remarkably genuine and deeply cinematic at the same time.


Knock Knock

As a piece of social satire, Knock Knock winds up being not just toothless but anticlimactic.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…


Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Zuppke of Illinois: A football coach

this zupp.jpg Bob Zuppke 7/02/1879 - 12/22/1957 University of Illinois football coach, 1913 - 1941 National titles 1914, 1919, 1923 and 1927 Big Ten Championships 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1921, 1923, 1927 and 1928 Inventor of the huddle Inventor of the flea flicker Coach of George Halas Coach of Red Grange "Freshmen, my advice is, don't drink the linement."

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