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Mary is a bright and happy little girl who lives with her uncle, Frank; he is her guardian and care giver since the death of her mother. Frank's sister made his promise that he'd always do right by her daughter and give her the most normal life possible - despite her loss.

Frank and Mary have a very close relationship and Frank home tutors the little blonde haired girl but as she gets older and her ability to learn more develops, Frank decides it's time for his niece to enrol at the local junior school. Despite Mary's pleas (and discussion to the point of 'Ad nauseum') to her uncle to let her stay home, Frank knows that she must start adjusting to a more normal way of life.

Howard School is a friendly local elementary and for the first time in her life, Mary is part of a classroom and soon her teacher discovers that Mary is an extremely clever girl - a child genius. The head teacher approaches her uncle Frank and tells him that she could potentially get Mary enrolled at a school for gifted children but thinking about his sisters last wishes, Frank decides she's best where she is.

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Crocodile 2: Death Swamp Review


Terrible
It's not every movie that makes me pray that it was over before the opening credits even roll.

But Crocodile 2 has so little going for it -- from its lame opening robbery to its horrible characters to the bad dubbing to the airplane crashing in a swamp (yet no one can find it!) to the enormous alligator -- er, crocodile -- that eats all the villains.

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Sudden Manhattan Review


Good
Hal Hartley darling Adrienne Shelly took a stab at writing and directing her own movie with 1997's Sudden Manhattan, an obvious homage to Woody Allen, about a kooky gal (Shelly) in a certain big city who feels her life coming apart after witnessing two murders. The film has its moments, but Shelly's quirky acting (and painful voice-overs) don't quite work here. She works better when a genius is telling her what to do, not so much when she's directing herself. And the last half hour makes no sense. None.
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