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  • Happy Together

    Happy Together 1989

    ★★★ Watched 08 Feb, 2016

    Your average slice of late-eighties teenage love story cheese; here, Patrick Dempsy gets accidentally roommate'd with Helen "Billie Jean!" Slater after the computer mistakes her for a male student (because her name is Alex, see?!)

    At first they hate each other - he's a serious pipe-smoking, Kerouac readin' writer dude and she likes the night life and casual dating - but you sure have a funny feeling they'll be Happy Together eventually. It's the name of the movie, for crying…

  • The Heartbreak Kid

    The Heartbreak Kid 1972

    ★★★★½ Watched 07 Feb, 2016

    Sometimes you watch a movie that is so good that you're pretty much speechless; The Heartbreak Kid did that to me, with its hilarious comedy, brilliant direction and script, and a helluva ending shot.

    Jeannie Berlin is unbelievably funny, as is the always reliable Grodin.

    I'll leave it to Ebert to summarize the thoughts I cannot seem to:

    "The movie has a way of making us laugh while it hurts, because it makes Lenny into such a blunt object of…

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  • The Edge

    The Edge 1997

    ★★★½ Watched 31 Jan, 2016 2

    ♪ ♫ Men, men, men, men, Mamet'y - men men men. ♫ ♪

  • Fletch

    Fletch 1985

    ★★★★★ Added

    Michael Ritchie's Fletch is an endlessly re-watchable -- and quotable -- comedy/action flick with a solid plot adapted from the book of the same name. The kind of movie that I can watch any day of the year (and in any mood) and I'll love it no matter what.