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We were the only two in the theater for today's earliest showing. That is one heck of a good way to see a film. And it was also a revival of an old custom of ours of seeing films on Thanksgiving day, long fallen by the wayside. I know there were many but the only one I can remember is Star Wars, to which we took the bus on a freezing Minnesota Thanksgiving because I had wrecked the car the day before in a slow-motion collision after losing control on black ice. There was just about nobody in the theater then, either. I can remember that because we lit up and inhaled some illicit substance outside right in front of the theater in broad daylight with no fear of being spotted.

Back to Argo: tense thriller, well acted, very enjoyable. And lots of the smaller parts were played by people you'll recognize if you watch any TV. The Canadian ambassador, for example, was a lawyer on Law & Order numerous times, maybe even a perp once in a while.

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