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MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL

Southern Belle Savannah Adapting a book to the screen is always a risk, and adapting a successful book particularly so, especially if it is a nonfiction book and the story has already made news (or been the subject of gossip, which in this instance doesn’t seem to make much difference) long before the book was […]

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SE7EN

Septenary of Horror “At first sin is a stranger in the soul; then it becomes a guest; and when we are habituated to it, it becomes as if the master of the house.” – Tolstoy. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Although not originating from the bible, the concept of deadly sins is almost as old as Christian doctrine itself. […]

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OUTBREAK

Casualties of War “In war, truth is the first casualty.” – Aischylos. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In 1989, a secret U.S. Army SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team was called in after an Ebola outbreak among monkeys in a Reston, VA lab; a mere ten miles from Washington, D.C. They eventually determined that this particular strain wasn’t contagious […]

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THE USUAL SUSPECTS

Web of Evil “Round up the usual suspects.” And so they do – and ending up in the lineup are career criminals Michael McManus, Fred Fenster and Todd Hockney (Stephen Baldwin, Benicio del Toro and Kevin Pollack), ex-cop gone bad gone good again Dean Keaton (Gabriel Byrne) and small-time con man Verbal Kint (Kevin Spacey). […]

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L.A. CONFIDENTIAL

Hush-Hush What is a good cop? One who joined the police force because he was unable to save his mother from being killed by an abusive husband, but who now uses violence not only against wife-beaters but whenever called for by his superior officers; be it to beat a confession out of a suspect or […]

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