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Sahara - Adventure by Breck Eisner. The son of controversial Disney studio head Michael Eisner makes his feature debut adapting a novel by bestselling writer Clive Cussler. Matthew McConaughey stars as Dirk Pitt, an explorer who's convinced that a lost ship containing a valuable treasure has found its way into the Sahara Desert. So he and his sidekick Al Giordino (Steve Zahn) head to West Africa, where they meet Dr Eva Rojas (Penelope Cruz), a scientist working to combat a deadly disease. Soon they begin to wonder if their quests are somehow intertwined. Oh yeah, and there's some romance too.


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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Stopárov sprievodca galaxiou) - Comedy by Garth Jennings. Douglas Adams' beloved radio serial-turned book gets a big feature film and the results, sadly, are quite lackluster. There are some amusing bits but, all in all, it's kind of a bore. Some jokes immediately fail, some get old, and some of the dialogue (particularly that of the love story cantered around Martin Freeman's Arthur Dent and Zooey Deschanel's Trillian) is absolutely painful. It's not bad enough to tarnish The Hitchhiker's Guide's good name but it certainly won't do much for it.


Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (Star Wars: Epizóda III: Pomsta Sithov) - Science Fiction by George Lucas. Though it isn't perfect, the supposedly final instalment of the Star Wars saga is easily the best of the prequels (combined). What this means is that it's actually enjoyable. It may suffer from some poor acting, dialogue, and pacing, but the story of Anakin Skywalker's (Hayden Christensen) gravitation to the Dark Side is compelling and frequently exciting. And, unlike its two predecessors, it's absolutely worthy of the original Star Wars name.


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