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  • Blazing Saddles

    Blazing Saddles


    There are some legitimately funny parts in this film, and I love what it says about race. However, I'm not thrilled about some of the homophobia in the Dom DeLuise scene.

  • Behind the Candelabra

    Behind the Candelabra


    A well done film, although somewhat depressing. It did make me interested enough in the subject matter to do some independent research and any film based on a true story that does that is a success in my eyes.

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  • Ocean's Thirteen

    Ocean's Thirteen


    Having rewatched all three of the Ocean's films within a short period of time (the last two within 24 hours of each other), I find myself puzzled by the second one. There's no doubt that the third movie is superior to its predecessor and that it captures some of the magic of the first film in the series. But what is different about that second movie? It is simply that the second movie was set in Europe, and that the…

  • Nine to Five

    Nine to Five


    Lily Tomlin is a genius. Her work in this film is remarkable. All of the cast does an excellent job, but she is always pitch perfect.

    Watching three such talented women makes me sad that we don't see more movies like this. There's no love interest for these women (not really; Jane Fonda's character has a very weak plot involving her ex-husband, but I think it's more about the strength she finds without a man than it is about romance)…