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Taken Movie Review

Starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser, Anjul Nigam, Jon Gries by Karel Murray A quick recap without giving away the conclusion, Liam Neeson portrays Bryan Mills who has “retired” from being a government operative in order to build a...
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Duplicity Movie Review by Karel Murray

Starring:В  Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti by Karel Murray How often have you wondered what old men look like in a fist fight?В  Watching two corporate CEOs (Tom Wilkinson and Paul Giamatti) hammering it out on an...
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Knowing Movie Review

Starring:В  Nicolas Cage, Lara Robinson, Rose Byrn, and Chandler Canterbury by Karel Murray This movie had me at “hello”.В В  The movie “Knowing”В  starts with us watching a small girl (Lucinda Embry) being tormented by whispering voice...
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Bedtime Stories Movie Review

By Karel Murray Staring:  Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce, Courtney Cox Arquette Pulling on my coat, I remember thinking that “Bedtime Stories” had better be worth going out in 15 degree weather and trudging through freezing slush.  I mean,...
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

By Karel Murray Within the first few moments, I knew this movie was going to be a visual joy ride.В  The true treasure came in the form of an unexpected emotional hit in the last few moments of this almost...
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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Review by Karel Murray Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates Listen to the Audio version of this review: I’ve waited for months for this movie to come to Waterloo, Iowa.  It had everything I want in a film; action,...
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Nothing But The Truth – Movie Reviews by Karel Murray

I’ve been an avid movie watcher since I was a small child.  I distinctly remember my first movie in a local Iowa theater on a cold winter night.  During “The Battle of the Bulge”, I huddled in the large adult...
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