Category Archives: Movies That Improve

Movies That Improve on Multiple Viewings: Ever After: A Cinderella Story

The first time I saw Ever After: A Cinderella Story, I had to stop watching at one point because it was such a depressing sight to behold. After the heroine Danielle has lost her father, been brutally whipped, had her … Continue reading

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Movies That Improve on Multiple Viewings: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

I have mixed feelings about the Harry Potter series. I first heard about it in 2000 when the retail store I worked at started carrying paraphernalia from the books. I had no idea what words like Quidditch, Muggle or Voldemort … Continue reading

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Movies That Improve on Multiple Viewings: Primer

Get ready for a wild ride. Primer is probably the best movie you’ve never heard of. It was made for less than $10,000, and it was released with little fanfare in 2004. But despite its low-budget feel and lack of … Continue reading

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Movies That Improve on Multiple Viewings: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (1991) is one of my favorite movies of all time. It’s more than just a superb Disney cartoon. It crams more emotion and interesting characters into just 82 minutes than most movies do in twice that … Continue reading

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Movies That Improve on Multiple Viewings: Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

Some films set their sights very high, others very low. Napoleon Dynamite, for example, is an extremely unambitious movie and it actually succeeds because of that. It’s not pretentious, but soft spoken and light-hearted. Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, on the … Continue reading

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Movies That Improve on Multiple Viewings: Enchanted

Enchanted is a strange movie for me. I really didn’t get it at first, but after a while it started to grow on me until it finally won me over. I should explain my relationship with Disney movies to give … Continue reading

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