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The Age of Adaline

Though it's hampered by rather bloodless lead performances, this story of an ageless woman and her two great loves finds its tone in its second…

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Little Boy

It’s meant to be a tale of uplift for faith-based audiences, but instead wears viewers down with a heavy-handed narrative, an overbearing score and voiceover…

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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…

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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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