--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Since we're talking about movies, check out Baghdad Café. > Everybody's has it if you're in town. > http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/bagdad_cafe/ > > Delightful movie.
I just finished watching 'The Contender' for the third time so I could review it. If you haven't seen this film, you really should. It's one of the best films ever on the subject of ethics and how ethics are most important when they're inconvenient. Joan Allen (nominated for an Oscar for her perform- ance in this film) plays a US Senator just nominated as a fill-in for the recently-deceased Vice President. The story revoves around her confirmation and some past sexual improprieties that she is accused of. Jeff Bridges (also nominated for an Oscar) gives a brilliant performance as the President. Christian Slater plays a young Senator who is on the wrong side while believing he's doing the right thing. Kathryn Morris just steals every scene she is in as an uppity FBI agent. And Gary Oldman (nominated for a Golden Globe award for his performance and Executive Director of the film) turns in one of the best performances of his lifetime as Evil Incarnate. This film is the cinematic counterpart of the Zen Master Hakuin "Is that so?" koan. It's a must-see, in my opinion. To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/