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  • You Can't Take It With You

    You Can't Take It With You 1938

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Apr, 2014

    Prime Capra, with a funny script and plenty of wonderful characters. Sure, there's an appropriate place for cynicism now and then, but Capra is the antidote and this 100% works for me.

  • Finding Vivian Maier

    Finding Vivian Maier 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Apr, 2014

    Fascinating on multiple levels. The best kind of documentary - one that continues to reveal new angles and ideas as it unwinds.

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  • The Kid

    The Kid 2000

    ★★★ Watched 30 Sep, 2012

    Like the most heartwarming extended Twilight Zone episode ever. Actually, it's a light and funny film with decent comedy from Bruce and better from Breslin.

  • The Goonies

    The Goonies 1985

    ★★★★ Rewatched 18 Aug, 2012

    Yes, yes, it helps to have grown up watching this film to really feel the undying love for it now, and it's hard to know what someone coming to it for the first time as an adult would make of it, but c''s still funny, still exciting, still occasionally hokey, and still makes one regret never finding that trap-laden pirate cave you were sure was somewhere in your own neighborhood. Just me?