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What Makes a Movie Endlessly Rewatchable?

When I finish watching great films like The Godfather or The Deer Hunter, I feel like my mind has enjoyed a sumptuous meal. I’m completely satisfied, and I don’t feel the need to return to them and consume any more … Continue reading

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The Beast Died of a Broken Heart

Gaston may have shot him with an arrow and stabbed him in the back, but it was Beauty killed the Beast in Beauty and the Beast (1991). Continue reading

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9 Iconic Performances That Weren’t Even Nominated But Should Have Won Oscars

The Academy Awards seem so arbitrary to me. Sometimes they completely forget to acknowledge performances that turn out to be iconic genre changers in retrospect. Here are nine particularly egregious examples of actors who should have not only been nominated … Continue reading

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10 Movies That Will Make You Bawl (While You Have a Ball)

Some movies are so good that it doesn’t matter that they make me feel incredibly sad. I’ve compiled a list of 10 movies that have the power to make me cry my heart out, but they still keep me coming … Continue reading

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James Cameron’s Best Movie

What is James Cameron’s best movie? It’s not Aliens. It’s not Terminator 2: Judgment Day. It’s not even Titanic. No, his best movie is one that he planned more than a decade before it became a reality. He had to … Continue reading

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Bad Movies with Great Music: Edward Scissorhands

I know I risk the ire of my patient readers by saying this, but, in my opinion, Edward Scissorhands is not a good movie. I’d like to stress that it’s not terrible, either. The main reason I consider it bad … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: DreamWorks Animation Triple Feature!

Over the past few years, the quality of DreamWorks Animation’s films has gone up dramatically. They’ve given Pixar a run for its money with great movies like Megamind, How to Train Your Dragon and Kung Fu Panda. What has suddenly … Continue reading

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