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Reeling it in: The best and worst of 2014

...especially considering the marketing suggesting it's based on a true story. More closely resembling a lesser "Forrest Gump," I found the movie, unfortunately considering the importance of the times it chronicles, laughable."Machete...
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...when she was shouting for him to come in from playing with the neighborhood kids.Looking for something shorter, no more than one or two syllables, she landed on Forest, after Forrest Gump."He is just quirky, and I love it," she said.
Now playing: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

...right." I actually was sort of right. The "Mitty" trailer is one of the best I've ever seen. Up there with "Forrest Gump," and "Gatsby," the movie isn't quite as good as the preview. But that's nitpicking in this case, because...
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Civil Rights film seems to try too hard

...and outside of that particular struggle is a great concept. In execution, however, it feels more like a low rent "Forrest Gump," where a sincere effort at serious drama is sabotaged by a misguided attempt to make the character too important...
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Movie review: 'Flight' crashes after takeoff

...however. Director Robert Zemeckis, an incredibly skilled filmmaker, also tends to be very heavy handed. Think about "Forrest Gump," a movie that works so well because it's kind of a fantasy. There's nothing subtle about it. "Flight" takes...
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NASCAR will miss Bob Latford

...the birth of the National Association of Stock Car Automobile Racing. Latford has meandered through the sport like Forrest Gump, not only watching history being made, but unwittingly having a hand in it. He sold programs on the old beach course...
Scrumptious shrimp: Versatile seafood can be used in cocktails, soups and main courses

...objection except for maybe it still wasn't enough. Forrest Gump's friend, Bubba, felt that way, and his rundown...ways to enjoy shrimp in 1994s award-winning movie, "Forrest Gump" was extraordinary, leaving Forrest to memorialize...
Good time to take a 'Walk': Reilly makes 'The Dewey Cox Story' more hit than miss

...would soon loose on the entire country. From there Dewey moves through the American music scene like a drug-fueled Forrest Gump, ducking Elvis' karate chops, doing acid with the Beatles, even hosting his own variety show in the 70s. It's...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperFall film stars: Ray, Bridget and Phantom 09/02/04 adaptation of the children's holiday book reuniting director Robert Zemeckis with his ''Cast Away'' and ''Forrest Gump'' star Tom Hanks; ''Shark Tale,'' an underwater mob comedy featuring the voices of Will Smith, Robert De Niro...


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