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YMMV / The Pelican Brief

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  • Magnificent Bastard: FBI Director Denton Voyles would probably qualify in the book. Fletcher Coal, the President's Chief of Staff, is a wannabe who fails to rise above Corrupt Bureaucrat level.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Cynthia Nixon as one of Darby's classmates. If it weren't for the different character names, one could assume that we're seeing Miranda in her law school days.

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