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Reeling it in: The good and the bad on the bigscreen a million years. "Southpaw" has the most emotionally honest and harrowing death scene I've seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I don't know if that's enough to send you rushing to the theater, but it's certainly good company to...
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Reeling it in: Legos, monuments and great expectations

...Monuments Men," on the other hand, suffers from an abundance of earnestness. I don't need every war movie to be "Saving Private Ryan," but I also believe it's too late to go back to the days of "Hogan's Heroes." Clooney and creative partner...
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Reeling it in: 'Fury' a grim but effective war film

"Fury" Columbia Pictures 2 hours, 14 minutes Since "Saving Private Ryan" shook the cinematic world in 1998, WWII movies have been on a steady path. Movies about the Vietnam War had already reflected...
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Movie review: Superb acting just the start in 'Lincoln' almost as remarkable a feat as that of two of the director's most lauded films, "Schindler's List" or "Saving Private Ryan." When you think about it, those two films, excellent as they are, have big, bold stories to tell, and those...
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Annual Veterans Day event honors service members

...quietly behind. They stood in muted reverence when the man discovered the stone. This is the opening scene from "Saving Private Ryan," Hancock admitted. And while it accurately portrays many veterans, it's important to peer deeper, he said...
Vampires live in the 'Twilight': Reviewer finds movie hard to sink his teeth into

...wouldn't have been so bad if they'd just cut down on the love story, which, I realize, is probably like saying "Saving Private Ryan" would have been better if they just cut out a lot of the World War II, but the romance really bogs this film...
'Rambo' misses the mark

...rapes, eviscerations, people being fed to pigs, and enough blood and gore splattered on the screen to make "Saving Private Ryan" look tame. The worst part about this whole thing is that there are indeed horrible atrocities going on in Burma...
'War Horse' delivers the unexpected

...get something fantastical and fun and silly, like "Tintin" or "Indiana Jones," or something serious like "Saving Private Ryan" or "Schindler's List." There's not a lot of in between with this guy, it seems -- either he's trying...
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