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Charlie Wilson’s War

Tom Hanks and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Charlie Wilson's War

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     3 July   President Carter agrees to topple the Afghanistan government, 1979 On this day in 1979, a US president whose reputation seems to rest on his profound desire to avoid conflict (see the Iran hostages crisis, a story told …

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The Da Vinci Code

Audrey Tautou, Tom Hanks in The Da Vinci Code

    “What, [dodges bullet] you mean Jesus wasn’t really the Son of God [jumps into speeding car] and married Mary Magdalene [hijacks armoured vehicle] who bore a child who [takes plane to an England full of half-timbered cars] established a bloodline which [evades knife-thrust of albino monk] if it were ever to become public …

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