Top 10 Courtroom Dramas / أفضل 10 أفلام دراما المحاكم

 

1.12 Angry Men (1957)

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2. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

 
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3. Kramer vs Kramer (1979)

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4. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

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5.In the Name of the Father (1993)

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6. A Few Good Men (1992)

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7. Judgement at Nuremberg (1961)

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8. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

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9. The Verdict (1982)

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10. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

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The Devil Wears Prada (2006): A Guilty Pleasure



The Devil Wears Prada (2006)


 

 

Synopsis:

 

A naive young woman comes to New York and scores a job as the assistant to one of the city's biggest magazine editors, the ruthless and cynical Miranda Priestly.

 

Guilty Pleasure Qualities:

 

Meryl Streep's blistering and absorbing performance. The soundtrack. The lacklustre and corny dialogue. The predictable ending. Stanley Tucci. Anne Hathaway. Emily Blunt as the junior Miranda Priestly.

 

Guilty Pleasure Level:

 

Moderate (Revisited once every year or two)

 

Director:

 

David Frankel

 

Cast:

 

  • Meryl Streep (as Miranda Priestly)
  • Anne Hathaway (as Andy Sachs)
  • Emily Blunt (as Emily)
  • Stanley Tucci (as Nigel)
  • Simon Baker (as Christian Thompson)
  • Adrian Grenier (as Nate)

 

Runtime:

 

1 hour and 49 minutes

 

Genres:

 

Comedy / Drama / Romance


 

2nd MATM Awards (2013)

 

MATM Award 2013

 

 

I can confidently say that 2013 has been one fantastic year in cinema. The amount of quality, thought-provoking, and brilliant motion pictures we have seen in this year is nothing short of amazing. Below you will find my selections for what is now the 2nd annual Moe At The Movies! Awards split into three sections: Films of the Year, The Bests, and The Mosts.

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DIFF 2013: August: Osage County (2013)


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Best of 2002 / أفضل أفلام 2002



25th Hour

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Lives of Others, The

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Devil Wears Prada, The

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    • Synopsis: A naive young woman comes to New York and scores a job as the assistant to one of the city's biggest magazine editors, the ruthless and cynical Miranda Priestly.
    • Director: David Frankel
    • Stars: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep and Adrian Grenier


Fall, The

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    • Synopsis: In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
    • Director: Tarsem Singh
    • Stars: Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru and Justine Waddell


Half Nelson

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    • Synopsis: An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
    • Director: Ryan Fleck
    • Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie and Shareeka Epps


Host, The

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    • Synopsis: A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.
    • Director: Joon-ho Bong
    • Stars: Kang-ho Song, Hie-bong Byeon and Hae-il Park


Inconvenient Truth, An

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    • Synopsis: A documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide.
    • Director: Davis Guggenheim
    • Stars: Al Gore and Billy West


Letters from Iwo Jima

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    • Synopsis: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
    • Director: Clint Eastwood
    • Stars: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya and Tsuyoshi Ihara


Little Children

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    • Synopsis: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
    • Director: Todd Field
    • Stars: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly and Patrick Wilson


Little Miss Sunshine (Full Review)

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    • Synopsis: A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
    • Directors: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
    • Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette and Greg Kinnear



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Best of 2008

 

Band's Visit, The

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Synopsis: A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.

Director: Eran Kolirin

Writers: Eran Kolirin

Stars: Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz and Saleh Bakri

 

 

Changeling

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Synopsis: A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Director: Clint Eastwood

Writers: J. Michael Straczynski

Stars: Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich

 

 

Cloverfield

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Synopsis: Revolves around a monster attack in New York as told from the point of view of a small group of people.

Director: Matt Reeves

Writers: Drew Goddard

Stars: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas and Lizzy Caplan

 

 

 

Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The

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Synopsis: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.

Director: David Fincher

Writers: Eric Roth

Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Tilda Swinton

 

 

 

Dark Knight, The (Full Review)

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Synopsis: When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writers: Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan

Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger and Aaron Eckhart

 

 

Doubt

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Synopsis: In a Bronx Catholic school in 1964, a popular priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled 12-year-old student is questioned by the school's strict principal.

Director: John Patrick Shanley

Writer: John Patrick Shanley

Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams

 

 

Duchess, The

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Synopsis: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Director: Saul Dibb

Writers: Jeffrey Hatcher and Anders Thomas Jensen

Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes and Dominic Cooper

 

Fall, The

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Synopsis: In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.

Director: Tarsem Singh

Writers: Dan Gilroy and Nico Soultanakis

Stars: Lee Pace

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The Deer Hunter (1978): A Great Films mini-review



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Director:

Michael Cimino

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Best of 2009 (Page 3)

 

Julie & Julia

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