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Classic Love Stories and Romantic Comedies for Valentine’s Day

Adam’s RibAffair to Remember, AnAll That Heaven AllowsAnnie HallApartment, TheAwful Truth, TheBachelor and the Bobby Soxer, The Barefoot in the ParkBorn YesterdayBreakfast at Tiffany’sBride Came C.O.D., The Brief Encounter Bringing Up BabyCasablancaCome SeptemberDesire Under the Elms Desk SetDoctor Zhivago From Here to Eternity Gentlemen Prefer BlondesGilda Glass Bottom Boat, TheGone With the WindGraduate, TheHis Girl […]

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Arsenic and Old Lace

When I first saw this one years ago, I thought it was too much of a farce…too over the top…too silly. But, re-watching it, I am able now to see it’s fine details as one of America’s great broad comedies. Cary Grant is at his wackiest here…as the nephew of two matronly ladies who have […]

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

This movie, forever known for the line “I don’t have to show you any stinking badges,” is more of a philosophical study on human nature than an action film. Yes, there is action and a certain sense of mystery, but the core of the film is a character study about materialism, morals and friendship. Don’t […]

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Taxi Driver

This film is not one I can watch over and over again like most of my other favorites. Why? Well, just see it and you might get some sense of that. It’s a hard movie to watch…violent, extreme, and scary in its realistic bloodiness. It is not the type of film that I think of […]

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