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  • The Dead Zone

    The Dead Zone

    ★★★½

    Remake this now, Hollywood.

    Do it.
    Do it.
    Do it.
    (and make it better)

  • There's Something About Mary

    There's Something About Mary

    ★★★★

    Something happened in the late 1990's when this movie came out. Before this movie, it was unheard of for a raunchy dumb comedy like this to bring in an audience of all people. Families, parents, kids, teens, even elderly people watched this and laughed their asses off. I remember how wild the word-of-mouth was and how everyone was wanting to see it, including my parents who are not fans of comedies like this. I watched this with them when I…

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  • Dances with Wolves

    Dances with Wolves

    ★★★★★

    Wow, this does NOT feel like a 3 hour movie. It seriously feels like 2 hours, max.

    The pacing is "slow", but it needs to be, as it pulls us into the landscape, the situations, and the characters before raising the tension. This is a movie that is an experience - it stays with you days later and it makes you think what could have been if we had done things differently when we settled North America. When we finally…

  • Scary Movie 3

    Scary Movie 3

    ★★★★

    Yep, I like it. I'm one of the rare people who liked the David Zucker spin on the Scary Movie franchise. It has lots of jokes, some land and some don't - but there are lots of moments that I find are really funny. Many of them are small moments of randomness - such as a police woman's hat expanding progressively from shot to shot... or a woman in her child's bedroom getting startled at the end of her scene…