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Gremlins

Gremlins was one of my favorite movies growing up, and I’m happy to report that it’s just as much fun 35 years after its release as it was when it came out. It successfully walks the line between comedy and horror and even works as a holiday movie. Indeed, the story of Billy Pelzer and …

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Ma (2019)

Sue Ann (Octavia Spencer) is an unassuming woman who works as a vet tech in the town where she grew up. When a group of teenagers asks her to buy them alcohol, she tries to go on her way like any sensible adult. When they persist, she complies, and in that one act of compliance, …

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The Art of Being Bill: Bill Murray and the Many Faces of Awesome

As a kid Bill Murray confused me. I thought he was funny and endearing and larger than life (long before he was in the movie Larger Than Life), but he also made me uncomfortable. There was something about his interaction with women that totally freaked me out, whether it was flirting with fellow camp counselors …

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Every Day

Based on the young adult novel by David Levithan, Every Day is the story of Rhiannon (Angourie Rice), an ordinary sixteen year old girl who has been juggling everyday teenage life and problems at home. Her depressed father has lost his job and spends his time painting, while her mother (Maria Bello) is either busy …

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