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ANSWER YES OR NO

Hereafter tells three parallel stories about three people affected by death and the afterlife. George (Matt Damon) used to be a psychic who could communicate with the dead; Marie (Cécile de France) is a journalist who survived the tsunami and Marcus, who lost his elder twin brother, Jason, in a car accident.

The initial reaction I had when I saw the trailer came from The Mentalist, because Patrick Jane always asserts that “There’s no such thing as psychics.” Standing on the side of the film, I would think they applies to those bogus psychics Marcus visits in order to speak to his dead brother. (Some are obviously fakes but I guess when you’re desperate, anything goes.) So, I would say it’s very heartwarming and touching when Marcus finally “speaks” to Jason through George. I would say it has a nice ending, especially for George, because he literally avoids contact with anybody (including handshakes) because a single touch can trigger his gift/curse. You also identify with Marie, because she’s in search for some understanding of her near-death experience when no one else would bother, and even question her sanity.  It makes you wonder what’s there after death. 3 and a half out of 5 stars.

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THE MENTALIST S02E13

Kimball Cho: Hey, guys. Are we interrupting something?
Westhoff: Management seminar.
Patrick Jane: Traditionally, in these dominance displays, it’s customary to bare one’s canines. Some species go so far as exposing their genitals.

THE MENTALIST S02E01

Patrick Jane: If you sit down by the river bank and wait long enough, you will see the bodies of your enemies float by.

PROBABLY BETTER THAN INNERSHINE

My eyes are finally having a good time on local TV.

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