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Michael Clark

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MOVIE REVIEW: 'Fair Game' takes look at Plame affair

Shortly after the second war in Iraq began, studios started releasing one film right after another about it and every one of those movies was summarily ignored by the masses.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Will Ferrell, dream cast shine in 'Megamind'

The first time Will Ferrell provided his voice to an animated feature ("Curious George") he had to play it straight, which was fitting as his white bread character was one-dimensional and the material was beyond ultra-safe.

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MOVIE REVIEW: 'Inside Job' takes a interesting look at 2008 financial meltdown

Opening with spectacular aerial and long-distance shots of Iceland and Manhattan, "Inside Job" quickly and firmly establishes itself as one of the most beautifully filmed documentaries ever made.

DISC SPOTLIGHT: Red Riding Trilogy

Red Riding Trilogy

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MOVIE REVIEW: 'Machete' made too political


Movie Trivia Contest 8/3

So, you think you’re good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.

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MOVIE REVIEW: 'Last Dancer' more like a sappy TV movie

Mao’s Last Dancer

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MOVIE REVIEW: Jolie's 'Salt' has blockbuster written all over it

The careers of many -- make that most -- women after they've won the Academy Award for Supporting Actress have been so dismal, some talking heads have actually likened it to a curse.

Movie Trivia Contest 7/23

So, you think you're good at movie trivia?

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DISC SPOTLIGHT: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (NR)

Usurped by the relatively sexier Watergate conspiracy, the scandal during and immediately after the publication of the infamous "Pentagon Papers" was arguably the most devastating and wide-reaching whistle-blower case in U.S. government history.

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