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    2013 National Board of Review Awards Announced

    Type: Event | Date: Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013

    The National Board of Review announces its winners today.
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    2013 National Board of Review Awards Gala

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014

    The National Board of Review holds their Awards Gala today.
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    2012 National Board of Review Awards Gala

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013

    The National Board of Review holds their awards gala today.
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    National Board of Review Awards Announced

    Type: Event | Date: Thursday, Dec 1, 2011

    The National Board of Review makes their awards announcement today.
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    Invictus (Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy)

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010

    Morgan Freeman uses the 1995 Rugby World Cup to bring blacks and whites together in post-apartheid South Africa
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    Up In The Air

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Mar 9, 2010

    George Clooney stars in this Oscar nominated role as a traveling businessman whose whole outlook on life is about to change due to a downsizing in his industry
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    Up In The Air Blu-ray

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Mar 9, 2010

    George Clooney stars in this Oscar nominated role as a traveling businessman whose whole outlook on life is about to change due to a downsizing in his industry
  • Casualties of War/Black Hawk Down

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009

    Includes:Casualties of War (1989), MPAA Rating: R Black Hawk Down (2001), MPAA Rating: R Casualties of War Casualties of War was based on a New Yorker article by Daniel Lang. This, in turn, was inspired by a true incident which illustrated the dehumanizing aspects of the Vietnam experience. Michael J. Fox plays Eriksson, a member of an American squadron stationed in the deepest jungles of Southeast Asia. Sean Penn co-stars as Meserve, the squadron sergeant, who vows revenge after his best friend is killed. He orders his men to invade a village and "requisition" a young Vietnamese girl (Thuy Thu Lee), who is repeatedly tied, gagged and gang-raped. The horrified Eriksson refuses to participate in these atrocities, and he does his best to console the girl and to attempt to free her. Before this can happen, however, Meserve orders another man to kill the girl. Once he returns to camp, Eriksson attempts to file a report on the tragedy and to bring Meserve and the others to justice, but he is stonewalled by the brass and threatened with death by his fellow soldiers. Eventually Meserve and his co-conspirators are jailed for their crimes, but Eriksson can never forget his "compliance" in the incident by failing to save the girl. The script is by well-known playwright David Rabe. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide Black Hawk Down A quickly forgotten chapter in United States military history is relived in this harrowing war drama from director Ridley Scott, based on a series of Philadelphia Inquirer articles and subsequent book by reporter Mark Bowden. On October 3rd, 1993, an elite team of more than 100 Delta Force soldiers and Army Rangers, part of a larger United Nations peacekeeping force, are dropped into civil war-torn Mogadishu, Somalia, in an effort to kidnap two of local crime lord Mohamed Farah Aidid's top lieutenants. Among the team: Staff Sgt. Matt Eversmann (Josh Hartnett), Ranger Lt. Col. Danny McKnight (Tom Sizemore), the resourceful Delta Sgt. First Class Jeff Sanderson (William Fichtner), and Ranger Spec. Grimes (Ewan McGregor), a desk-bound clerk getting his first taste of live combat. When two of the mission's Black Hawk helicopters are shot down by enemy forces, the Americans -- committed to recovering every man, dead or alive -- stay in the area too long and are quickly surrounded. The ensuing firefight is a merciless 15-hour ordeal and the longest ground battle involving American soldiers since the Vietnam War. In the end, 70 soldiers are injured and 18 are dead, along with hundreds of Somalians. Black Hawk Down was voted one of the top ten films of the year by the National Board of Review prior to its limited Oscar-qualifying release. On the basis of his work in this film, co-star Eric Bana, a relatively unknown Australian actor playing Delta Sgt. First Class "Hoot" Gibson, won the lead in director Ang Lee's version of The Hulk (2003). ~ Karl Williams, All Movie Guide
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    Gran Torino

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jun 9, 2009

    Clint Eastwood directs and stars as a neighbor defending his changing neighborhood
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    Nick Offerman explicitly explains why he was cut from Seth Rogen's 'Neighbors'

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Mar 20, 2014

    We've got both safe for work and not safe for work versions of his answer
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