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  • Gone with the Wind
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • All About Eve

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  • For Me and My Gal

    ★★★

  • The Pirate

    ★★★

  • A Star Is Born

    ★★★★

  • Goldie and Liza Together

    ★★★★

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  • The Pirate

    The Pirate

    ★★★

    I have seen my fair share of crazy MGM musicals, but this might take the cake as the one that is absolutely the most bonkers for me. Gene Kelly chewing every piece of scenery he can get his teeth on and wearing cutoff booty shorts while setting everything around him on fire… Judy Garland being cast as a “Caribbean” woman and throwing every breakable set piece she can find at Gene’s head… that bit where Gene kisses a woman with…

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★

    Judy Garland literally 1) gave everything she had in that 20-min “Born in a Trunk” musical sequence and 2) gave one of the most moving dramatic monologues in the history of film paralleling her own struggles with addiction and self-destruction. She gave everything, and she did that for us. What more could she have done for that Oscar? One of the worst Oscar robberies in history.

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★½

    The backbone of this entire movie relies on the fact that the viewer will have nostalgia for a better movie.


    The extra half star is only because they decided to keep James Earl Jones.

  • The Turning Point

    The Turning Point

    ★★★

    Anne Bancroft and Shirley MacLaine as aging divas having a full-out cat fight on a windy roof? Baryshnikov in tights? Was this movie made specifically for me?