AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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6/18/09

HE SAID, SHE SAID....The Proposal


A MACHO CRITIC FREE ZONE


SHE SAID....

By Prairie Miller

Sandra Bullock does her frantic best with exceedingly thin material, and playing blatantly against type with her instinctively sweet and soft spoken persona, as a ferocious ball-busting dragon lady executive ruthlessly draining the self-esteem out of her assistant at the publishing house where they work. Bullock is Margaret, aka Satan's Mistress, a boss from hell who delights in tranforming her meek but quietly resentful underling Andrew (Ryan Reynolds) basically into her nine to five and beyond bitch....

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HE SAID....

By Gerald Wright

Historically, comedy has been rumored to be a man's game and there's little room for women. Some guys love it when a woman isn't too proper to laugh at a crude joke. Many men look at female comedians as their replicas. Those guys who have half a brain know that this fact is not true. In fact, the female gender is really in full charge of the gags. Over the years, Sandra Annette Bullock has worked in every genre imaginable. She came to fame in the 1990s with Speed and since established herself as a leading actress with 2005's Miss Congeniality. This film exposed her comedic side. In the "romcom" The Proposal, the combination of a good male and female comedian come together to make the right blend of love, lust and humor....

FILM RATING (A)

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Gerald Wright
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