Star Wars

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Here’s an update to this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 6 movies. When I do a rewatch, I will watch all except the prequel trilogy. The original trilogy Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 -> 3.5/5 (+) Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 -> 4.5/5 (+) Episode VI: Return of the […]

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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{4/5} “It’s not a navy. It’s just… people.” Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, released in 2019 The Rebellion has enough trouble with the First Order, and now it looks like Emperor Palpatine has survived and secretly built a fleet of ships. Rey has been training with Leia, but she doesn’t think she deserves Luke’s […]

Wind River

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{4.5/5} “No matter how far you think she ran, I guarantee you she ran further.” Wind River, released in 2017 Cory is tracking a trio of mountain lions that killed a steer, when he comes across the dead body of a young woman. He knows her, Natalie. Because it looks like murder and they’re on […]

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

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{4.5/5} “Pitchforks? Humans are hilarious.” Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, released in 2019 Prince Philip asks Queen Aurora to marry him and she says yes. They will join their two kingdoms together. Philip’s parents invite Aurora and her godmother to dinner to celebrate. Aurora’s godmother, Maleficent, hates humans — except Aurora. And Philip’s mother, Ingrith, isn’t […]

Documentaries

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best The Battle Over Citizen Kane Bowling for Columbine Capitalism: A Love Story The Corporation Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Fahrenheit 9/11 Fahrenheit 11/9 The Fog of War Guns, Germs and Steel An Inconvenient Truth Jane Lost in La Mancha Planet Earth Roger & Me […]

Best movies of the 1970s

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best Fiddler on the Roof Happy and sad, the music is top notch. A musical about Tevye and his family in Russia in 1905, when his daughters start thinking about getting married. Stars Topol. Grease The music will keep your toes tapping. A musical about […]

Best movies of the 1980s

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best Amadeus Possibly not historically accurate, but lots of fun. Mozart is a genius composer but he’s not very good at holding onto his money — jealous rival Salieri takes advantage of both. Blade Runner Redefined the look of a SF movie, and full of […]

Best movies of the 1990s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best The Addams Family Addams Family Values American Beauty The American President Apollo 13 As Good as It Gets Awakenings Babe Backdraft Being John Malkovich The Big Lebowski Bowfinger Bulworth Chaplin The City of Lost Children Clerks Con Air Dances with Wolves Dark City Dave Dead […]

Best movies of the 2000s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 50 First Dates About a Boy About Schmidt Adaptation. Amelie American Splendor Atonement The Aviator Babel Batman Begins A Beautiful Mind Big Fish The Bourne Identity The Bourne Supremacy The Bourne Ultimatum Bridget Jones’s Diary Casino Royale Catch Me If You Can Changeling Chicken Run […]

Best movies of the 2010s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 50/50 About Time The Adjustment Bureau American Hustle Arrival Avengers: Endgame Barney’s Version The Big Sick The Bookshop The Boxtrolls Brooklyn The Call Captain Fantastic Cloud Atlas Collateral Beauty Crazy, Stupid, Love. Deadpool The Descendants Despicable Me Detachment Edge of Tomorrow Ex Machina First Man […]