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Reviews in 50 Words Or Less: X-Men 3, Georgia Rule, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

X-Men: The Last Stand

This is a fun, visually interesting movie. Not being a hardcore X-Men fan, it felt kind of like starting in the middle of a soap opera. Even though I knew most of the characters, I didn’t really care as much as I felt I was expected to.

Georgia Rule

I didn’t expect much from this film featuring Lindsay Lohan among others. This might be the secret to enjoying what turns out to be a reasonably human look at sex, love, and truth. I might reconsider my low esteem for Lindsay. Bonus: “the Mormons” have a central—if comical—part.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

The obvious thing to say is the narrator’s voice is unique: an autistic teenager tells of his investigation which starts with a dog’s murder and ends in family secrets. While probably not truly authentic, that voice provided a window into what it might be like to be autistic.

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