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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

“Whatever you do, don’t fall asleep.” I was so impressed with Scream that I decided to follow it up with Wes Craven’s most acclaimed movie. Nightmare on Elm Street has always been clumped with a handful of other movies as one of the classics, one … Continue reading

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Seven Samurai (1954)

“Listen, I’m not a man with any special skill, but I’ve had plenty of experience in battles; losing battles, all of them. In short, that’s all I am.” I think a great movie should leave me with a lot to … Continue reading

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Freaks (1932)

“You laughed at them, shuddered at them. And, yet, but for the accident of birth, you might be one as they are. They did not ask to be brought into the world. But, into the world they came. Their code … Continue reading

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Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003)

“I’m so fuckin’ mad I can’t see straight. And they’re just daring me to kill again.” I could watch documentaries for days on end, and Netflix seems to have taken to the real crime drama with its selections, likely following … Continue reading

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Sherman’s March (1986)

“This isn’t art. This is life.” I was really on board with Sherman’s March from its premise. The first I read of the film was that it was a man’s attempt to make a Civil War documentary, but he ended up getting … Continue reading

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Scream (1996)

“Now Sid, don’t you blame the movies. Movies don’t create psychos. Movies make psychos more creative!” Meta horror seems to get more acclaim than any pure scary movie these days, and I think a lot of critics might see Scream or Cabin in … Continue reading

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Toy Story 2 (1999)

“You never forget kids like Emily, or Andy, but they forget you.” Toy Story 2 was the first Pixar movie I remember seeing as a kid. I had the video game and the toy Buzz Lightyear. It’s always been a testament … Continue reading

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