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  • Run Lola Run
  • The Big Blue
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Koyaanisqatsi

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  • The First Wives Club

    ★★★½

  • Bergman Island

    ★★★★½

  • Sundown

    ★★★★

  • What's Up, Doc?

    ★★★★½

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  • Writing with Fire

    Writing with Fire

    ★★★★½

    This is an inspiring documentary of the achievements of a courageous group of women from a brutally marginalized population of Indians living in the most violent Indian State, Uttar Pradesh. This documentary touches on many of the obstacles these women have overcome but yet still face in order to succeed in a male dominated country, and not just as any women but women of the untouchable caste. After further reading about Khabar Lahariya I’ve learned more about these inspiring women who…

  • Butter

    Butter

    ★★★½

    There was a lot I could laugh at in this movie having spent the first half of my life in flyover country.

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  • Call Northside 777

    Call Northside 777

    ★★★★½

    A decent film based on the approximately 4 year old true story of wrongly convicted Joe Manjczek (Frank Wiecek) and Theodore Marcinkiewicz (Tomek Zaleska) and the Times reporter, Jack McPhaul played by Stewart who tenaciously dug for the truth of what had happened some 12 years earlier. Stewart gives a fairly typical performance that I enjoyed as much as his more noteworthy films. The cinematography, many scenes are filmed on location, is a nice look back at the City of…

  • The Dare-Devil

    The Dare-Devil

    ★★★★

    If you are a fan of silent-era stunts and slapstick then this or any of the Mack Sennett/Keystone Studio films are a treat. Many of his studio’s films were digitized in 2012 commemorating 100 years since the studio was formed and can be purchased or sometimes seen on TCM.