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  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • The Apartment
  • Before Sunset
  • The Philadelphia Story

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  • Poltergeist

    ★★★★★

  • Bergman Island

  • Wait Until Dark

    ★★★★

  • The Last Duel

    ★★★

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  • Poltergeist

    Poltergeist

    ★★★★★

    My favorite horror flick of all time. It's got everything: supernatural spooks, plenty of laughs, the most romantic we're-in-danger-and-may-not-make-it-out-alive smooch, several genuinely touching moments, and one excellent jump scare for good measure.
    There's just nothing better.

    Saw a print of this at the theatre in the new Academy Museum. A gorgeous 1000-seat theatre with a nice, big screen. Plenty of great stuff on their schedule, LA folks!

  • Bergman Island

    Bergman Island

    I'm not sure if this is really a film *for* me. I've only seen one Bergman film (sorry) and I'm not a creative, so the writing process aspect of it perhaps doesn't land as well for me as it does for others. I walked out of this without feeling strongly in either a like or dislike direction.

    That's my least favorite feeling to have after a movie.

    And then I scrolled through the overwhelmingly positive ratings and reviews from people…

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  • The Parent Trap

    The Parent Trap

    ★★★★

    Here's the thing: this movie is ABSURD. Let's start at the beginning.

    -Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson (Nick and Elizabeth) meet on a cruise ship and get married after only a few days because common sense.
    -It seems that Elizabeth moves from her hometown of London, England, to Napa, California to be with Nick. Sure, whatever, Napa is cool. Wine and stuff.
    -They are married for an unspecified length of time and then have twin girls named Hallie and Annie…

  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★★

    Holy sheet.