BrynRoar

I believe, I believe. It's silly but I believe.
-Miracle on 34th Street.

Favorite films

  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Scrooge
  • A Christmas Story

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  • Room for One More

    ★★★★

  • The Ice Storm

    ★★★★½

  • The Harder They Fall

    ★★★

  • Dopesick

    ★★★★

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  • Room for One More

    Room for One More

    ★★★★

    A real hidden gem that I can't recommend highly enough. Real life husband and wife, Cary Grant and the adorable Betsy Drake, play struggling spouses who have three kids of their own but make room for plenty more. Grant is his usual befuddled self as Poppy Rose, husband to a woman, Anna Rose, who never met a stray she didn't want to save. Every time she drags home another dog, cat, or kid, he puts on his grumpy face and…

  • The Ice Storm

    The Ice Storm

    ★★★★½

    I have a whole slew of films I rewatch leading up to Thanksgiving. The Ice Storm is one of them. It has that whole dysfunctional family falling apart at the holidays thing that brings it all back to you at this time of year. The 70s were my decade growing up. From ages 8 to 18. The seventies was an icky decade, that's for dang sure. Grown ups testing the boundaries of marriage to the breaking point. Key parties and…

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  • Rust Creek

    Rust Creek

    ★★★

    That was NOT a Walter White approved meth lab.

  • Sound of Metal

    Sound of Metal

    ★★★★½

    There are people and actors alike who feel the need to fill in the silences with either sound or signal. Gestures and gesticulations that define what they're feeling. Too insecure to let their eyes tell the story. Riz Ahmed is one of those rare individuals who are brave enough to allow their eyes to express the whole spectrum of his emotions. For an actor, its an even rarer trait and one so seldom seen. It doesn't hurt that his big…