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Lord of War

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WEAPON. Russian immigrant Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage), who grew up in Brooklyn, becomes an arms dealer, spending the 1980s building an empire based on blood and political turmoil. Director Andrew Niccol’s satire is uncomfortably close to reality, making Cage’s ruthless merchant of menace, clad in black, a symbol of … Continue reading Lord of War

Gattaca

Some time in the near future, the population of Earth has been divided into two classes – those who were born the natural way and those who were genetically enhanced; one of the “in-Valids” (Ethan Hawke) assumes the identity of a “Valid” to live as a perfect human being. A low-key science fiction movie that may … Continue reading Gattaca