Battle of the Sexes – 2017

Billie Jean King was one of the greatest tennis players of all time, and she proved it in one of the most famous matches in tennis history. Here she is portrayed by Emma Stone who plays her as a tumultuous player and conflicted woman coming to the realization of her sexuality and failing marriage. On […]

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Juno – 2007

Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman are a powerhouse team when it comes to making movies, and it all started here. With fantastic performances by Ellen Page, J.K. Simmons, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Allison Janney, this film takes wit and elevates it to a new level. The film follows pregnant teenager Juno (Ellen Page) who […]

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The Nutty Professor – 1963

The tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is one of the most well known stories in literature, and its concept has great appeal. The idea of using chemicals and medicine to change into someone else entirely is not a new concept, but it comes with a warning label. Jerry Lewis stars as Dr. Julius […]

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Subgenre: Christmas Films

Christmas ‘Tis the season to enjoy the cinematic journey into a world painted in white snow and evergreen trees. I have never been a particular fan of Christmas, but overall the films that go along with it have a great amount of potential, assuming that they aren’t produced simply to have romance take place during […]

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Life of Brian – 1979

Monty Python were known for their wit and existential humor, particularly when it came to offending crowds of people with one felled swoop. The entire Christian population boycotted this film, which might upset some, but the boys of Monty Python were proud of their film and couldn’t have been happier about the bad press. This […]

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I Married a Witch – 1942

Veronica Lake is an iconic actress who peaked pretty early and never quite lived up to her own legend. Her most well-known role may have been Sullivan’s Travels, but here in I Married a Witch she shines as Jennifer, a witch returned from the grave intent on ruining the life of her accuser’s descendant. The […]

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