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  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon


    (apparently, I didn't actually "save" this review when I was on my phone app because it doesn't appear anywhere. Oh well, try number 2)

    Suffice to say, I first saw clips of Barry Lyndon after I had seen 2001, Full Metal Jacket, Dr. Strangelove, and A Clockwork Orange. This intricate, painterly period film was directed by the same guy??? Get out of town. Now that I've watched the whole thing I can see similarities between them.

    And it is a…

  • Monsoon Wedding

    Monsoon Wedding


    One of my absolute favorite movies. A simple yet complex movie about one family’s wedding in Delhi.

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  • The Court Jester

    The Court Jester


    My parents taped this off cable when I was a child and we watched it over and over simply to hear Danny Kaye completely talk himself into then out of the correct rhyme to remember the right cup to drink (They broke the flagon with the dragon!). And there was singing and dancing. And I'm pretty sure my brothers had the hots for Angela Lansbury and Glynnis Johns (who were probably around 19 or 20 when the movie was shot).

    And Basil Rathbone skulks about.

    Now that I'm a grownup I have it on DVD and can watch as much as I like!

  • Gosford Park

    Gosford Park


    I’ve been rewatching this because the movie plus its two commentary tracks are just excellent. I had a very rough week, culminating in a very bad Saturday when I had to have a cat put to sleep because he was very sick (and old, poor sweetheart). 

    The black humor just matched my mood.