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JA1 presents: 16 Blocks (2006)

Starring Bruce Willis, Mos Def, et al
Rated PG-13, 105 minutes

It’s the end of a long day (apparently) for detective Jack Mosley (Willis). His lieutenant asks him to take a witness (Mos Def) sixteen blocks to the courthouse for his testimony, set to take place in 118 minutes (how convenient). Hey, it’s overtime, so what the hell, says Jack. Little did he know...

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Director: Sydney Pollack. Writers: Charles Randolph, Scott Frank and Steven Zaillian. Based on the story by Martin Stellman and Brian Ward. Cast: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen, Yvan Attal, Earl Cameron, George Harris, Michael Wright. Running time: 128 minutes. MPAA Rating: PG-13, for violence, some sexual content and brief strong language. A Universal Pictures Release.

“The Interpreter” is a thriller that’s a breath of fresh air due to its old-fashioned direction and lack of romantic chemistry between the stars.
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Rounders (1998)

If you want to see this seventh card you're gonna stop speakin' fuckin' Sputnick.
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There's not too much to say about this movie, other than it's a pretty cool couple hours of cinema. Everyone does their job well & it's an enjoyable ride through & through. Malkovich is excellent in what is essentially an extended cameo performance. Damon carries the heart & soul of this movie in a way that made people stand up & take notice of him. The same was said at one point for Gretchen Mol, but then... what happened to her? Ah well, who cares? 5 outta 5, because this is one of those movies that has infinite replayability, just fun to watch over & over again.

Roger Ebert's review of Rounders (1998)