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Fury – Ideals are Peaceful, History is Violent!

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Fury ratchets up the intensity from the opening moments and maintains it for over two hours through the introduction of characters that initially feel stock but become something else – and escalating violence and hints at the erosion of decency that war can cause.

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TNT Goes Noir for Frank Darabont’s Mob City!

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One of the enduring film noir characters is the hard-boiled detective. Frank Darabont’s three-week event series Mob City (TNT, Wednesdays, 10/9C) is centered on a hard-boiled detective who manages to be both a lone wolf and a cop. It’s an intriguing variation – and Mob City is an intriguing series if such things can be judged by the two-hour premiere, A Guy Walks into a Bar/Reason to Kill a Man.

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