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Michael Clayton

As you know, I LOVE movies. Wow, I really do. And, in an effort to taste what the critics tell me is good, I especially like to watch all the "Best Picture" nominated films every year. It doesn't always happen, but we try. So far I have only seen Atonement, I'll try and write on that later cause I absolutely loved it. But, tonight, was Michael Clayton. I'd say I'd give it an 8 out of 10. I have no idea what that means but I really liked it, but not like Atonement liked it. Clooney was money, he definitely delivered a powerful performance. The plot unfolds slowly but you know it's going somewhere. It was the kind of movie that made not-that-scary things scary. It has dramatic music and powerful imagery. It has a surprising moral theme that I can't say is a given. I could also see someone 'not getting it' because I had to pay attention pretty closely to try and follow along. I still felt like I wasn't always sure what was going on. This movie has a slight resemblance to a good John Grisham book, I think that might be why I really liked it. Either way, well, well done. It was a gripping keep-you-on-the-edge-of-your-seat story.

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