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Favorite films

  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • West Side Story
  • The Muppet Movie
  • Something's Gotta Give

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  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    ★★★★★

  • Original Cast Album: Company

    ★★★★★

  • The Greatest Night in Pop

    ★★★½

  • Something's Gotta Give

    ★★★★★

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  • The Sound of Music

    The Sound of Music

    ★★★★★

    Anecdotes about why The Sound of Music is my favourite movie:

    1. My dad taped it for me on Betamax - I still remember all the ads that were in the ad breaks because I watched it so many times. We kept the Betamax…VCR? Until Dad finally bought the movie for me on DVD from eBay. It was a dodgy unauthorised copy but it was better than the Betamax I’d watched 50+ times. 

    2. It was the only movie my…

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  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    ★★★★★

    The only movie worth watching, I fear!

  • Original Cast Album: Company

    Original Cast Album: Company

    ★★★★★

    Couldn’t even tell you why the Company OBC recording is so important to me but it’s become my biggest source of comfort in the last 6 months. Crazy that this is on film. Crazy that I can’t watch it without weeping. Crazy how Dean Jones nailed that take. Crazy how Beth Howland could perform 68 words in 11 seconds. Crazy how cool Elaine Stritch is. Crazy that I have to listen to Being Alive once a day on the train to work to remember how important it is to love.

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  • Happy Gilmore

    Happy Gilmore

    ★★★★

    There is legitimately nothing in this world that is funnier to me than the name “Shooter McGavin”

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    ★★★★★

    This is reality, Greg

    Probably my 20th or so viewing of E.T., a movie I love so much that I can barely talk about it without bursting into tears, but definitely my most memorable due to:

    - Getting to be in the same room as Henry Thomas as he introduced the film 
    - The little girl who yelped with disgust when Gertie kissed E.T. during the film’s emotional climax