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August 28, 2007

Gideon’s Trumpet (1980)

They don’t make TV movies like this anymore. Hell, they don’t make many TV movies at all, but these days few outside certain cable outlets would make a movie featuring a 12-minute scene containing nothing but lawyers arguing before the Supreme Court (and justices arguing back) — no background music, no flashy camera work or bizarre editing, nothing but impassioned oratory and incredible acting.

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