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    Movie Review : The Adjustment Bureau

    Have you ever wondered why certain things happened to you just at the right time and the right place? Some might call it divine intervention, some call it sourcing (based on “The Secret”), others call it coincidence. But to them, to these people, it was all expected. They knew it was happening, and they knew it was according to plan. The story starts off with bad boy turned politician David Norris (Matt Damon) who tries to run for Senate. It shows him campaigning against much more older and seasoned opponents. Part of his charm, I think, is how he is close to the young people. Saying that the older candidates…

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    Movie Review : True Grit (2011)

    I’ll have to say that first and foremost, I’ve never watched a western movie. Not in the Cinema, TV or even on DVD/CD. Or, as my friend put it, “you didn’t grow up with John Wayne.” True Grit is a adaptation of an old book  and 1969 movie. This 2010 movie, however, focuses more point of view of little 14-year-old Mattie Ross (played by relatively unknown Hailee Steinfeld), who travels to the city to avenge the death of her father, who was shot by a conman, Tom Chaney (Josh Brolin). Smart witted and well above the maturity of her younbg age, she persistently looks around for people and resources to…