Modern Family (season 8)

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{5/5} “Luke somehow beat me in the election for president, and I still can’t get over it. Not to be hyperbolic, but humans are a decade away from fighting apes on horseback.” — Manny Modern Family season 8, aired in 2016-17 Phil and Claire secretly stay in New York instead of going to a closet […]

The Big Bang Theory (season 10)

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{5/5} “I’ve never really lived by myself. What if I become strange and eccentric?” — Sheldon The Big Bang Theory season 10, aired in 2016-17 Leonard and Penny are having a second wedding ceremony so that their families can attend — of course, Leonard’s parents don’t get along and Penny’s brother just got out of jail. […]

Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle

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{4/5} “Marshal Ray Carter. I’m Alex Munday. I’ll be your rescuer today.” Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, released in 2003 Data about people in the witness protection program is stored on two rings — you have to combine them to get the data. They’ve both been stolen. The angels are hired to track down the rings […]

Charlie’s Angels

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{4.5/5} “Was it the Chad?” Charlie’s Angels, released in 2000 Natalie, Dylan, Alex are detectives who work for a mysterious man named Charlie — who they only ever talk to on the phone. They use knowledge, technology, and distraction to get what they need. When their current case turns out to be not what they […]

Notting Hill

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{5/5} “And don’t forget I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” Notting Hill, released in 1999 William runs a travel book shop which isn’t doing so well. One day Anna Scott drops by — she’s one of the most famous actresses in the world. When he […]

Bridget Jones’s Baby

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{4.5/5} “Hello, you. Is that your ear or your foot? You have got very big feet. Oh, look at you. Waving already. You’re the best thing I’ve ever seen.” — Bridget, to her unborn baby Bridget Jones’s Baby, released in 2016 Bridget Jones is 43. She has a nice apartment, a decent job, and good […]

School of Rock

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{4.5/5} “Dude, I service society by rocking, OK? I’m out there on the front lines liberating people with my music!” School of Rock, released in 2003 Dewey Finn’s band fires him, and he’s trying to find some new bandmates. When a private school calls for his roommate who’s a substitute teacher Dewey takes his place, […]

Hail, Caesar!

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{4/5} “Would that it were so simple.” Hail, Caesar! released in 2016 In the 1950s Eddie Mannix is a fixer at Capitol Pictures, a movie studio in Hollywood. He deals with all sorts of problems that the stars have, such as a women who’s having a baby with no husband. When Baird Whitlock is kidnapped […]

Tropic Thunder

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{5/5} “I don’t read the script. The script reads me.” Tropic Thunder, released in 2008 Famous actors Kirk Lazarus, Tugg Speedman,  and Jeff Portnoy are in Vietnam filming a war movie. Their director has been blown up, but most of them think that was a special effect. They’re deep in the jungle with real Vietnamese […]

Bulworth

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{5/5} “Miss? You be really honest with me and don’t spare my feelings. Do you have any more of the little crispy crab cakes?” Bulworth, released in 1998 Senator Jay Bulworth has had enough — after 3 days of not eating or sleeping he arranges to have himself killed. He also gets himself a life […]