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Favorite Movies:
25th Hour, Airplane!, Amadeus, American Beauty, Angels in America, Annie Hall, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Casablanca, Chicago, Children of Men, Chinatown, The Departed, Die Hard, Do the Right Thing, Dogville, Election, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, The Godfather, The Godfather, Part II, GoodFellas, The Graduate, Hannah and Her Sisters, In Good Company, Kill Bill: Volume 1, Kill Bill: Volume 2, Kinsey, L.A. Confidential, Little Miss Sunshine, Lost In Translation, Love Actually, Magnolia, Manhattan, Marie Antoinette, Mean Girls, Midnight Cowboy, Minority Report, Moulin Rouge!, Muriel's Wedding, Mystic River, Network, On the Waterfront, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Piano, The Player, Pulp Fiction, Raging Bull, Rashômon (Rashomon) (In the Woods), The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Schindler's List, Some Like It Hot, South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, A Streetcar Named Desire, Taxi Driver, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Kumonosu Jô (Throne of Blood) (Macbeth), Tootsie, When Harry Met Sally, You Can Count On Me
Favorite Actors:
Kevin Bacon, Alec Baldwin, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, Jim Broadbent, Richard Burton, Steve Buscemi, Michael Caine, Bruce Campbell, Steve Carell, Montgomery Clift, George Clooney, Russell Crowe, Tom Cruise, Matt Damon, Daniel Day-Lewis, Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr., Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth, Morgan Freeman, Topher Grace, Alec Guinness, Jake Gyllenhaal, Gene Hackman, Tom Hanks, Ed Harris, Dustin Hoffman, William Holden, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Jack Lemmon, Steve Martin, Ian McKellen, Robert Mitchum, Viggo Mortensen, Bill Murray, Liam Neeson, Paul Newman, Jack Nicholson, Bill Nighy, Edward Norton, Clive Owen, Al Pacino, Sidney Poitier, Alan Rickman, Tim Robbins, Paul Rudd, Peter Sarsgaard, Kevin Spacey, Rod Steiger, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Jeffrey Wright, Ingrid Bergman, Julie Christie, Glenn Close, Toni Collette, Bette Davis, Rosario Dawson, Catherine Deneuve, Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Jennifer Garner, Li Gong, Audrey Hepburn, Katharine Hepburn, Holly Hunter, Scarlett Johansson, Nicole Kidman, Vivien Leigh, Laura Linney, Shirley MacLaine, Helen Mirren, Julianne Moore, Samantha Morton, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Natalie Portman, Thelma Ritter, Elisabeth Shue, Maggie Smith, Sissy Spacek, Meryl Streep, Elizabeth Taylor, Emma Thompson, Uma Thurman, Liv Ullmann, Emily Watson, Sigourney Weaver, Kate Winslet, Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Wood, Joanne Woodward, Renée Zellweger, Woody Allen, Pedro Almodóvar, Paul Thomas Anderson, Robert Altman, Darren Aronofsky, Ingmar Bergman, Mel Brooks, Frank Capra, Francis Ford Coppola, Sofia Coppola, Alfonso Cuarón, Milos Forman, Christopher Guest, Elia Kazan, Akira Kurosawa, Spike Lee, Sidney Lumet, Michael Mann, Sam Mendes, Anthony Minghella, Mike Nichols, Alexander Payne, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, Billy Wilder
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Melinda and Melinda

Melinda and Melinda

3 years ago via Flixster

To call it Woody Allen's comeback, like some did, is REALLY stretching it. But, it's kind of funny, has solid drama, and Mitchell does a fine job in the difficult lead role.

Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

7 years ago via Flixster

Well...THAT was overrated. Parts are magical (the art direction is spectacular, and the script is really good), but much of the imagery in the film is incredibly horrible (even in her escapist dream fantasy world). It's certainly deeper than it looks on first glance, but to get a full appreciation of that, I'd have to see it again, which, no thanks, I don't really want to. The lead performance is dull and annoying, but Maribel Verdu saves the film from total oblivion, and Sergi Lopez is scary good, literally. Oh, and if you're going to see this movie: I can't emphasize enough how violent it is and how much of that violence it chooses to show. It could match, I dunno, Hostel or something.

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of...

7 years ago via Flixster

I hate to say stuff like this, but it's awfully dated. It's clearly supposed to pack an emotional wallop, which it doesn't any more because we've all seen this story a billion times since then, told in better ways. But it's still quite good, and so very pretty. I want to be Catherine Deneuve here, or at least steal all her clothes.

The Painted Veil

The Painted Veil

7 years ago via Flixster

I was actively shocked by how GOOD this was. It's a period piece but totally full of passion and never, ever boring. Norton and Watts are spectacular. It was sadly pretty darn overlooked last year.

Batman Returns

Batman Returns

7 years ago via Flixster

Meh, it's very Burton (weird gothic style), and I just don't like him. The acting is pretty bad too, despite the fact that I've heard the opposite.

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