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  • The Nanny Diaries

    The Nanny Diaries

    ★★★

    Forgive the analogies but.....

    Like "Mickey Blue Eyes", this is a movie that I consider to be mediocre, and not that good, yet I feel like I want to watch every couple of years.

    Like "Life or Something Like it", starring Angelina Jolie, I just think that Scarlet Johansson is all wrong for this role, and not very convincing in it, yet, as the years ago by, I am more comfortable with openly admitting that certain movies calm me or…

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★½

    For me, Bradley Cooper's performance in this is 11 stars out of 5.

    The soundtrack can be 6 stars out of 5.

    Every time Sam Elliott comes on the screen I have to turn on the closed captioning. LOL

    I never listen to "I'll Never Love Again" and now that I am, I realize it really mimics "I Will Always Love You".

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  • Groundhog Day

    Groundhog Day

    ★★★★★

    They were showing Groundhog Day on the big screen at the local theatre, so I went to go see it, even though I own it on DVD. I'm really glad I did. I hadn't seen it in a really long time. I always dread seeing it, because I feel like it's going to be painful. (Not because of the quality of the movie, but because of Phil's journey). Which it is. And yet.

    There was a lot of laugh out…

  • The Intern

    The Intern

    ★★★★★

    The unofficial sequel to/reversal of The Devil Wears Prada.

    Some parts are so corny I absolutely can't take it -- sometimes Jules' dialogue is way too over-precious -- but I love the movie and I'm sure I'll watch it many times over. It's Nancy Meyers so it's extremely feel good as hell.

    2015 was a pretty good year for me, movie-wise. I only liked three movies in 2015 better than this one, but it had very tough competition.

    Jules' husband is a non-handsome loser!