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To the nines: 1999

Taking risks at millennium’s end

Edward Norton, left, as Jack and Brad Pitt as Tyler Durden in David Fincher's 'Fight Club,'' based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk. Edward Norton, left, as Jack and Brad Pitt as Tyler Durden in David Fincher's "Fight Club,'' based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk. (Merrick Morton/20th Century Fox)
By Wesley Morris
Globe Staff / July 12, 2009

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On average, it happens a few times a week. “What’s your favorite movie?’’ Someone asks. I stand there. I respond. Dissatisfied customers will ask: “What else?’’ A few weeks ago, I came up with what, for the moment, seems like a decent answer: My favorite movie is 1999. It’s more a super-sized answer than a legitimate cheat. Instead of offering ... (Full article: 1022 words)

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