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Reeling it in: Narration can make or break a film

...maybe that's all the narration a movie really needs. "The Drop" is a crime story from Dennis Lehane, who also wrote "Mystic River," and "Gone Baby Gone" among others, and while isn't quite up to those two films, is excellent in its own right...
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Offbeat resort being put together in Mystic Hot Springs, Utah

...through the cultural warp to take over Mystic Hot Springs, a once-busy resort, to...Utah, six years after stumbling across Mystic, which he bought from Provo-based resort...that rises about 100 vertical feet behind Mystic's lodge. This structure now houses...

LONDON (AP) - Angela Lansbury has British critics spellbound with her performance as a dotty mystic in "Blithe Spirit" on the London stage.The 88-year-old actress is appearing in the West End for the first time in almost...
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Nancy Holman

...Rex, Fritz. Children Tommy, Irvin, Karen. Grandchildren Stephanie, Brice. Great grandchildren Stephen, Jasmine and Mystic.Service at Janssen Funeral Homes 737 E Street, Anchorage AK 99501. January 10th at 11:30 am Reception following at William...

...and was angered by losing the part.Wallach did not slow down in his later years. He played a store owner in 2003's "Mystic River," directed by Eastwood, and had a part in the romantic comedy "The Holiday" in 2006. In 2010, he was featured as...
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...Islamic extremists blew up a shrine of a mystic Muslim saint, Issa Abdul-Qader al-Rafai...Observatory said. A shrine belonging to the mystic's brother was destroyed in September...Muslim sects, and those belonging to mystic Sufi branches of Islam.Associated Press...
'Gone Baby Gone' one to think about

...looking at the film adaptations of two of his best known works, "Mystic River," and this week's "Gone Baby Gone," the guy must...irony in the previous sentence. But depressing as it was, "Mystic River" was one of the best movies I saw that whole year, and...
Damon continues to thrill

...Universal Pictures 1 hour, 55 minutes Matt Damon is either charmed, or very smart. Starting out as a bit player in films like "Mystic Pizza" and "School Ties," he went on to win an Academy Award -- for writing, no less, before he was 30. Then, after...
'Darkness' goes over the edge

...movies I'd seen about vengeance-mad fathers; Sean Penn in "Mystic River" or Kevin Bacon in "Death Sentence," a movie that's...Take "The Departed," "Gone Baby Gone" or, again, "Mystic River" -- movies about Boston usually have a very particular...
Church Briefs

...medieval yet modern life of St. Catherine of Siena. Murray has traveled the world with her performance about the 14-century mystic, saint and doctor of the church who spoke to popes and princes. For more information, fees and class listings, visit www...


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