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  • The 'Burbs

    The 'Burbs


    Saw The 'Burbs way back when and it didn't resonate with me. I was long overdue for a rewatch. It has become a cult hit since its release.

    The 'Burbs has its fans for sure. I only recollections I had of this movie were from the commercials ("This is Walter") and there was a kid who sat behind me in study hall who would thought Art's "Satan is your pal" chant was funny and he'd chant it a lot -…

  • Hamlet



    Shakespeare can certainly be dull when not presented properly - on film or stage - and you'd think this almost 75 year production would not only suffer from tedious line readings but also be burdened with a slew of antiquated filmmaking tropes.

    Thankfully that is not the case here, and I have to give all the credit to Laurence Olivier's direction. He constantly keeps the movie fresh with variety of shots, longer then shorter takes, smart edits, remarkably surprising camera…

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  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory


    Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-da
    My kids and I watched and they liked this by far

    Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-do
    This movie's still great and is one of those few

    It's a film that's aged well
    after all's said and TOLD
    A film that still works for the young
    and the OLD
    I'm glad that I could share this with my girl and my BOY
    They're smiles and laughs --- that tells me it gave them some joy

    Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-dee
    If you are wise, you'll listen to me

    You will rewatch this as soon as you can
    And I give this a doom-pa, loom-pa
    Big Recommend!

  • The Postman Always Rings Twice

    The Postman Always Rings Twice


    Waited the whole movie - not one postman shows up.

    What the hell?