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  • Meet John Doe

    ★★★½

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    ★★★★★

  • Prey

    ★★★★

  • Bodies Bodies Bodies

    ★★★½

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  • Meet John Doe

    Meet John Doe

    ★★★½

    Frank Capra was fond of speeches, and Meet John Doe is stuffed with them. Written by Robert Riskin and directed by Capra, the movie begins with a newspaper stunt, in which desperate columnist Ann Mitchell (Barbara Stanwyck) invents an unemployed, disaffected man who writes a letter threatening to take his own life. When the down-on-his-luck, former baseball prodigy she hires to impersonate this “John Doe” (Gary Cooper) strikes a chord with readers, a populist political movement begins to take shape,…

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    ★★★★★

    Rewatch for the Fall session of the TC Movie Club - "Transcendent Spielberg" - to be held Oct. 22. Details/sign up here: www.thinkchristian.net/movieclub

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  • Rushmore

    Rushmore

    ★★★★★

    Dirk Calloway is really the only one here with a decent head on his shoulders.

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles

    ★★★★½

    We really didn't need another superhero movie after this.

    A few notes on this revisit:

    - Pulls no punches on the domestic trauma front. This is about a husband and father's real betrayal. That late-night fight between the parents is uncomfortably true to life.

    - "Tonyloaf"

    - Elastigirl caught in the series of doors is better than almost any superhero action sequence staged since.

    - "I never look back darling. It distracts from the now." (What does this mean for…