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Lord of War (2005) – Review

After moving from Odessa (Ukraine) to New York (United States), Yuri Orlov (Nicholas Cage) decides to become an illegal international arms dealer, alongside his younger brother Vitaly (Jared Leto). Supplying an ungodly amount of weaponry to disturbed and deprived areas of the world, Yuri quickly becomes a multi-millionaire before marrying and seemingly creating the perfect life, all while being hunted down by a large group of federal agents, spearheaded by Jack Valentine (Ethan Hawke). Based on real events, Lord of War manages to give the viewer a brilliantly realistic view of what goes on behind closed doors when it comes to arms dealing.

Rating: 5 out of 5.
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Forgotten Gems – Edition #1

It’s not often that movies from the past pop up and spark conversation between yourself and your family or friends, but that’s exactly what happened recently when somebody happened to bring up a film from the past. After discussing the film, that got me thinking about similar flicks that were superb to watch at the time of their release, but somehow have become forgotten about in future times. In this new feature, the aim will be to highlight and provide short reviews for three forgotten gems. As with every article and review on the website, this series of features will be spoiler-free.

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