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  • Little Evil

    Little Evil

    ★★★½

    There's a moment in this that is as close as we'll get to an episode of I Love Films from U Talkin' U2 To Me? in an actual film.

    Instant classic.

  • The Angry Birds Movie

    The Angry Birds Movie

    ½

    Here are some of the things that happen in The Angry Birds Movie: an eagle urinates in front of other birds unknowingly, one of the eponymous birds mimes vigorous humping to encourage other birds to immediately have sex and procreate, the hero says "Pluck my life", Sean Penn appears as an enormous bird who never speaks, a fast-talking bird is shown pooping on a police-bird to get out of a ticket, and on and on and on.

    This movie can…

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  • The Rocketeer

    The Rocketeer

    ★★★★

    "How did it feel, strapping that thing to your back and flying like a bat out of hell?"

    "Well, it's the closest I'll ever get to heaven, Mr. Hughes."

    What an exciting, uncynical, legitimately fun this movie still is, 22 years after the fact.

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love

    ★★★★★

    I think that maybe the best part of this incredible film is Jon Brion's drum-heavy build-up to the phone call between Sandler and PSH. It knows how explosive the call is, and it knows how explosive we want the call to be.

    My God, what a movie.