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"...Endearing....[Flockhart's] verse delivery is impeccable..." Sight and Sound "...A great movie and a talented cast..." Total Film "...The fairy kingdom looks enchantingly like a Victorian illustration come to life..." Box Office "...Eye-pleasing....The mock tragedy of doomed sweethearts Pyramus and Thisbe is done in fine burlesque style with a surprisingly plaintive end..." USA Today41.31553

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"...[Kline shows] an assured sense of timing, balanced with a marvelous range of everything from small-scaled reactions to facial sea changes perfectly pitched to the camera..." Variety "..Deftly acted by Kline and Hirsch....A touching movie about a man who cares too much....It raises questions that don't have easy answers..."Box Office "...Kline does a welcome, restrained job....[Hirsch] makes an excellent son of privilege..." Entertainment Weekly "...Kevin Kline turns in a finely modulated performance..." Hollywood Reporter41.31553

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"...Endearing....[Flockhart's] verse delivery is impeccable..."Sight and Sound "...A great movie and a talented cast..."Total Film "...Eye-pleasing....The mock tragedy of doomed sweethearts Pyramus and Thisbe is done in fine burlesque style with a surprisingly plaintive end..."USA Today "...The fairy kingdom looks enchantingly like a Victorian illustration come to life..."Box Office41.31553

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"...Clooney proves himself to be a true movie star....Irresistibility..." -- Rating:B+ Entertainment Weekly "ONE FINE DAY is a pretty ideal baby-boomer romantic comedy. Made with the right breezy insouciance and performed with consummate flair and sexy star allure by Michelle Pfeiffer and George Clooney..." Variety41.15248

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"[I]t packs an emotional wallop that costume pictures often lack....It also is the high-water mark in Hoffman's 20-year career."Hollywood Reporter The greatest pleasure of THE LAST STATION is its combination of complexity and the antic verve that the director brought to the 1991 SOAPDISH...Wall Street Journal "THE LAST STATION is well-acted across the board, but the film's centerpiece is the spectacular back and forth between Christopher Plummer...and Helen Mirren..."Los Angeles Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Every second Helen Mirren is on-screen in THE LAST STATION is a study in peerless talent....Mirren is imperious, warm, sardonic and histrionic -- each state portrayed equally convincingly."USA Today 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "The film would not be so successful without the strong chemistry between Mirren and Plummer....They make a masterful acting combination."Box Office 3 stars out of 4 -- "The incomparable Mirren is simply astounding....[Plummer] is her match."Rolling Stone "[A] grandly entertaining historical drama about the final year of the great Russian writer's life." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[I]t offers its share of light enjoyments....Mirren throws herself into her role with the force of Anna Karenina meeting an oncoming train..." -- Grade: B-A.V. Club 3 stars out of 4 -- "Mirren and Plummer make Leo and Sofya Tolstoy more vital than you might expect in a historical picture."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Mirren drags us on a bumpy but mesmerising voyage of wounded hysteria -- fiery and fearless..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]or anyone who loves great acting, it's the most delicious treat to watch Mirren and Plummer going at each other with all they've got..."Empire "THE LAST STATION is a surprisingly lively and even playful film....Helen Mirren gives a brilliant performance..."Sight and Sound 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "A passionate, intelligent, insightful, funny, and personal look at the iconic author."Premiere41.15248

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"[I]t packs an emotional wallop that costume pictures often lack....It also is the high-water mark in Hoffman's 20-year career."Hollywood Reporter The greatest pleasure of THE LAST STATION is its combination of complexity and the antic verve that the director brought to the 1991 SOAPDISH...Wall Street Journal "THE LAST STATION is well-acted across the board, but the film's centerpiece is the spectacular back and forth between Christopher Plummer...and Helen Mirren..."Los Angeles Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Every second Helen Mirren is on-screen in THE LAST STATION is a study in peerless talent....Mirren is imperious, warm, sardonic and histrionic -- each state portrayed equally convincingly."USA Today 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "The film would not be so successful without the strong chemistry between Mirren and Plummer....They make a masterful acting combination."Box Office 3 stars out of 4 -- "The incomparable Mirren is simply astounding....[Plummer] is her match."Rolling Stone "[A] grandly entertaining historical drama about the final year of the great Russian writer's life." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[I]t offers its share of light enjoyments....Mirren throws herself into her role with the force of Anna Karenina meeting an oncoming train..." -- Grade: B-A.V. Club 3 stars out of 4 -- "Mirren and Plummer make Leo and Sofya Tolstoy more vital than you might expect in a historical picture."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Mirren drags us on a bumpy but mesmerising voyage of wounded hysteria -- fiery and fearless..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]or anyone who loves great acting, it's the most delicious treat to watch Mirren and Plummer going at each other with all they've got..."Empire "THE LAST STATION is a surprisingly lively and even playful film....Helen Mirren gives a brilliant performance..."Sight and Sound 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "A passionate, intelligent, insightful, funny, and personal look at the iconic author."Premiere41.15248

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"...[The] film is technically handsome..." Variety "...A psychological, poetic portrait of losers and winners in small-town America....The actors' performances and Hoffman's vision are what drive the film along..." Los Angeles Times41.15248

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"...Clooney proves himself to be a true movie star....Irresistibility..." -- Rating:B+Entertainment Weekly "ONE FINE DAY is a pretty ideal baby-boomer romantic comedy. Made with the right breezy insouciance and performed with consummate flair and sexy star allure by Michelle Pfeiffer and George Clooney..."Variety41.15248

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"[T]he remastered GAMBIT doesn't lack for Coenesque quirks and curlicues."Sight and Sound0.2174018

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"[T]he remastered GAMBIT doesn't lack for Coenesque quirks and curlicues."Sight and Sound0.2174018

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"...AGATHA is an engaging and stylish film mystery....AGATHA is one of the smartest-looking films of this year, and packs a surprise twist that the real Agatha Christie might have envied..." Variety "...[A] surprising and beautiful Vanessa Redgrave...and a comically inventive Dustin Hoffman..." New York Times9.557216

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"...Dustin Hoffman gives a fine, subtle, quavering performance....Kevin Bacon is a strong, effective villain..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Superbly played....Levinson shows a keen eye for the pangs of adolescence..."Rolling Stone "...Colorful characters, richly evoked settings...and a good dose of good old-fashioned epic star power....There's a lot to enjoy in this impeccably structured, handsomely produced saga..."Variety9.503768

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"...Superbly played....Levinson shows a keen eye for the pangs of adolescence..." Rolling Stone "...Colorful characters, richly evoked settings...and a good dose of good old-fashioned epic star power....There's a lot to enjoy in this impeccably structured, handsomely produced saga..."Variety "...Dustin Hoffman gives a fine, subtle, quavering performance....Kevin Bacon is a strong, effective villain..." Chicago Sun-Times9.503767

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"...Dustin Hoffman gives a fine, subtle, quavering performance....Kevin Bacon is a strong, effective villain..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Superbly played....Levinson shows a keen eye for the pangs of adolescence..."Rolling Stone "...Colorful characters, richly evoked settings...and a good dose of good old-fashioned epic star power....There's a lot to enjoy in this impeccably structured, handsomely produced saga..."Variety9.503767

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"...TOOTSIE is an extremely funny movie..." Sight and Sound "...Remarkably funny and entirely convincing....[The] film instantly takes flight with charm and confidence and stays aloft thereafter..." Variety "...Better than ever and looking better than ever..." USA Today "Hoffman had more than proven his chop by then; but this drama-comedy, male-female dichotomy of a film was something else again." Premiere "TOOTSIE earned 10 Oscar nods and remains a masterful farce..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The] gender-bender farce is still a gas, Hoff on virtuoso form as a turbulent actor flunking on Broadway....Something special."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "[B]y playing its farcical situation for real, Dusty, Sydney et al were able to sprinkle the laughs with some serious musings on gender stereotyping and the differences between the sexes."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's some Wilder-ish wit..."Uncut9.461848

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"...TOOTSIE is an extremely funny movie..." Sight and Sound "...Remarkably funny and entirely convincing....[The] film instantly takes flight with charm and confidence and stays aloft thereafter..." Variety "...Better than ever and looking better than ever..." USA Today "Hoffman had more than proven his chop by then; but this drama-comedy, male-female dichotomy of a film was something else again." Premiere "TOOTSIE earned 10 Oscar nods and remains a masterful farce..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The] gender-bender farce is still a gas, Hoff on virtuoso form as a turbulent actor flunking on Broadway....Something special."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "[B]y playing its farcical situation for real, Dusty, Sydney et al were able to sprinkle the laughs with some serious musings on gender stereotyping and the differences between the sexes."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's some Wilder-ish wit..."Uncut9.461848

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"...Fresh....Witty...and packed with possibilities..." Sight and Sound "...Acted in a no-nonsense style by a stellar cast....Mr.Hoffman's cool authority is well used here, as are Mr. Jackson's muscular intensity and discreetly mocking air..." New York Times "...The set-up is intriguing....Levinson keeps the action moving at a fast clip....The film also benefits from its eerie deep-sea setting and some smashing special effects..." Box Office8.338991

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"...Fresh....Witty...and packed with possibilities..." Sight and Sound "...Acted in a no-nonsense style by a stellar cast....Mr.Hoffman's cool authority is well used here, as are Mr. Jackson's muscular intensity and discreetly mocking air..." New York Times "...The set-up is intriguing....Levinson keeps the action moving at a fast clip....The film also benefits from its eerie deep-sea setting and some smashing special effects..." Box Office8.338991

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"It's quite a yarn, and the filmmakers relate it with clarity and verve....[There is] a bracing, cheering present-day moral to be found in Charlie Wilson's story, a reminder that high principles are not incompatible with the pleasure principle."New York Times "[I]t's all about a likable scoundrel who discovers what it means to act out of conviction....A journalistic satire of realpolitik..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- " [Hoffman is] sly, bumptious and brilliant...He brings Gust such gusto that the energy level spikes whenever he's on screen."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman is the film's sparkling live wire."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he tone is sophisticated and the handling is remarkably light and adept."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's during the sparkling exchanges between the leads that the movie takes off. Hanks infuses Wilson with a bounce of charm we haven't seen from him in years.' Empire "The material certainly works as satire. The dialogue -- trademark Sorkin -- is all quickfire and smart, with witty wordplay that harks back to the screwball comedies of the 1930s and 1940s."Sight and Sound5.885023

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3 stars out of 5 -- " [Hoffman is] sly, bumptious and brilliant...He brings Gust such gusto that the energy level spikes whenever he's on screen."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he tone is sophisticated and the handling is remarkably light and adept."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's during the sparkling exchanges between the leads that the movie takes off. Hanks infuses Wilson with a bounce of charm we haven't seen from him in years.'Empire "It's quite a yarn, and the filmmakers relate it with clarity and verve....[There is] a bracing, cheering present-day moral to be found in Charlie Wilson's story, a reminder that high principles are not incompatible with the pleasure principle."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman is the film's sparkling live wire."Rolling Stone "The material certainly works as satire. The dialogue -- trademark Sorkin -- is all quickfire and smart, with witty wordplay that harks back to the screwball comedies of the 1930s and 1940s."Sight and Sound "[I]t's all about a likable scoundrel who discovers what it means to act out of conviction....A journalistic satire of realpolitik..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly5.885023

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"...A wonderful comedy of manners..." -- 4 out of 5 Stars Total Film "...[Bancroft] is a great beauty....To watch it today is like opening a time capsule..." Chicago Sun-Times "...[A] mellowed-out great movie..." USA Today "[T]hanks to the perfectly cast Bancroft, Mrs. Robinson not only became the archetype for the older woman as seductress, but also the source of distraction for many an adolescent male." Premiere "Mike Nichols' classic is as fresh, perceptive and witty as it was in 1967." Uncut "The hit ages like wine and should speak just as eloquently to disaffected grads in the 21st century." -- Grade: A- Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] breakthrough....Nichols's stylishly constructed film still feels fresh today..."Ultimate DVD5.761979

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"...A wonderful comedy of manners..." -- 4 out of 5 Stars Total Film "...[Bancroft] is a great beauty....To watch it today is like opening a time capsule..." Chicago Sun-Times "...[A] mellowed-out great movie..." USA Today "[T]hanks to the perfectly cast Bancroft, Mrs. Robinson not only became the archetype for the older woman as seductress, but also the source of distraction for many an adolescent male." Premiere "Mike Nichols' classic is as fresh, perceptive and witty as it was in 1967." Uncut "The hit ages like wine and should speak just as eloquently to disaffected grads in the 21st century." -- Grade: A- Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] breakthrough....Nichols's stylishly constructed film still feels fresh today..."Ultimate DVD5.761979

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post0.4121662

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post0.4121662

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post0.4121662

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post0.4121662

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post0.4121662

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"...A visionary triumph....The dazzling, era-defining STRANGE DAYS stands its moral ground..." Rolling Stone "...Breathtaking....Racing visuals thunderously reinforced by sonic closure..." Sight and Sound "...[Fiennes is] fun to watch here..." USA Today "...STRANGE DAYS has a dazzling atmostphere of grunge futurism..." Entertainment Weekly "...A technical tour de force for director Kathryn Bigelow and her team, who dazzlingly root this future noir in a technology that allows a viewer to revisit someone else's experience....The film is a triumph..." Variety "...The movie is a technical tour de force....The pacing is relentless, and the editing, by Howard Smith, creates an urgency and desperation..."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] visceral, violent distillation of America on the cusp of the 21st century..." Uncut0.1393327

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his one is the shrewdest take on the game since Ron Shelton's BULL DURHAM and it has appeal that reaches beyond the ballpark."Box Office "[T]houghtful and entertaining....Starring Brad Pitt in top movie star form, it's a film that's impressive and surprising."Los Angeles Times "As an actor, Brad Pitt has aged like a fine wine. In MONEYBALL, he's in classic, game-on movie-star mode..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly0.119428

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his one is the shrewdest take on the game since Ron Shelton's BULL DURHAM and it has appeal that reaches beyond the ballpark."Box Office "[T]houghtful and entertaining....Starring Brad Pitt in top movie star form, it's a film that's impressive and surprising."Los Angeles Times "As an actor, Brad Pitt has aged like a fine wine. In MONEYBALL, he's in classic, game-on movie-star mode..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly0.119428

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