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Hoop Dreams (1994)

“My mother, God bless her, she’s always said in America you can make something of your life.” There’s nothing like a fine documentary, and Hoop Dreams is one of the finest. The premise hooked me right away. I often wonder about all … Continue reading

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Field of Dreams (1989)

“We just don’t recognize life’s most significant moments while they’re happening. Back then I thought, ‘Well, there’ll be other days.’ I didn’t realize that that was the only day.” Movies like Field of Dreams are manipulative. But to butcher Steve Erickson’s Zeroville, all movies … Continue reading

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