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  • Paddington 2

    Paddington 2


    The likelihood that this will be in my top 5 films of 2018 = 100%.

  • Elf



    The best parts about this movie are the parts that have basically nothing to do with the premise of this movie. It's one of the rare times when the off-beat improv style that has come to dominate modern comedy is balanced well with the high concept.

    A few of the highlights of dialogue:

    "Your eyes tell the story, Charlotte."
    "What about...a tribe of asparagus children, and they're self-conscious about the way their pee smells?"
    "Six-inch ribbon curls, honey. Six.........inches."

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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.