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The Russian Five is much more than just a hockey documentary

The Russian Five is more than a hockey documentary

The Russian Five is a very detailed and, at times, intense documentary on the Detroit Red Wings, and how their quest for the Stanley Cup had them looking at some of the most talented and, at the time, untouchable players in the world to make their team a winning one.

But to do that, they must first extract players they drafted from behind the Iron Curtain of the Soviet Union, and along the way, they may have changed some public perceptions, but they definitely changed how hockey was played in the NHL, and perhaps elevated it.

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Twenty Movies that Interest Agent Palmer in 2020

Honestly, I was expecting to struggle to come up with 20 movies I’d be interested in seeing in 2020. Every year since I started doing this, the years tick past and if I keep the pattern, I then have to find an additional movie to be interested in from the previous year.

2020 was not the struggle I was expecting it to be. And while I may not watch all of these in the theater I am intrigued by each one of them, so… In chronological order, let’s take a look for what 2020 has in store for us at the theaters…

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The film “Alice’s Restaurant” is an avant-garde snapshot of 1960’s counter-culture

You can see anything you want at Alices Restaurant

“Hi, howya doin? I’m Arlo Guthrie and you’ve probably listened to or heard about a thing called Alice’s Restaurant.“

That is the beginning of the narrative that is spoken at the start of the movie, Alice’s Restaurant, and also used as the trailer for the film as an explanation of what the movie is and how it is based on Arlo Guthrie’s song of the same name.

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