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  • The Shape of Water Review – A Wild, Fantastical, Journey

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    The Shape of Water, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, brings to the screen a fantastical story of awakenings, of emotional stirrings, unbridled passions and unrestrained power, of the improbable becoming probable, of fantasy becoming reality, of hopeless becoming hopeful.

     
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon Review - Beautiful, Captivating, A Feel-Good Film That Inspires

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    The Peanut Butter Falcon, from Roadside Attractions, presents the story of new beginnings, as the paths of three unique and lost souls, a Downs Syndrome orphan, an unemployed fisherman, and a social worker, cross on a wild adventure.

     
  • The French Dispatch Review – An Entertaining Homage to Publishing

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    The French Dispatch, from Searchlight Films, brings to the screen the avant-garde bohemian life of 1960s Paris, as told by journalists on assignment for the magazine The French Dispatch, as they present the story behind the words.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Biden/Ukraine War, Putin Bullies Allies, COVID/Vaccine Totals, U.S. Gun Violence

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    President Biden signed an additional $800 million in Ukraine military aid this week and immediately received a Russian communique demanding a stop to military assistance, a move interpreted as a positive sign the dual tactics are working.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Clinton, Mueller, Boeing, Homelessness, 2020 Election Top 2019 News Stories

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    The 2016 Presidential election between President Donald J. Trump and Democratic Hillary Rodham Clinton dominated the second half of the decade polarizing America, turning politics into a battlefield, as the office dissolved into a swamp of corruption.

     
  • The House That Jack Built Review - A Shocking Mash Up of Horror Tinged With Humor

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    The House That Jack Built, from Zentropa Entertainment and IFC Films, presents the story of Jack, an intelligent architect, and Obsessive-Compulsive serial killer who pin points five moments that changed the course of his own quest.

     
  • Matt Lauer, Longtime NBC Today Show Host, Fired

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    Matt Lauer, the long-time NBC Today show host, has been terminated effective immediately from his position due to sexual misconduct and inappropriate sexual behavior at the workplace according to a statement released from the network.

     
  • Emanuel Andren Chocolates - A Taste of Elegance

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    Swedish Chocolatier Emanuel Andren launched into the North American confections market with a whirlwind Southern California trip that began at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and concluded with a sampling at the historic Chateau Marmont in Hollywood.