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There is much to admire about 12 Years a Slave; above all, it sent me to the original text. Widely available for free, at Project Gutenberg for instance, it is more immediate and gripping than you might expect of a memoir from 1853.

The Company You Keep was a major disappointment, not to mention a soporific. And from Redford and Sarandon? Hard to understand.

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. -- Dr Johnson

by melvin (melvingladys at or near yahoo.com) on Wed Mar 25th, 2015 at 10:59:13 PM EST
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On the other hand, TCYK was worth it just to see Julie Christie again.

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. -- Dr Johnson
by melvin (melvingladys at or near yahoo.com) on Wed Mar 25th, 2015 at 11:03:56 PM EST
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