Meryl Streep is one of the greatest actors of our time. She gives a stirring performance in this and Kevin Kline does everything he can to keep up with her and he somehow manages to succeed. Streep and Kline are national treasures.
However, the pacing was a bit slow and the film felt a bit too long. Luckily, the performances more than make up for it.
I am ashamed to say this was my first time watching this movie. As a kid I know I've seen the prom scene where Marty rocks out on the guitar, but I had never seen the movie in it's complete form.
What took me so long! Of course it's dated and a little silly but it is such a good film! It's funny and heartfelt and completely enjoyable.
Michael J Fox is perfect.
I want to apologize to all you film experts and to anyone and everyone who has seen more movies and knows more about them than me, but I'm going to flat out say this:
Argo did not deserve to win Best Picture.
I can't say I didn't like the film, but I did not think it deserved to be called the best picture made this year, or the most artistic or the most interesting.
I thought the best thing about…