Grosse Pointe Blank, to me, is the definition of a desert island film: a foundational text, a perennial source of comfort, a go-to reference that lives, in the parlance of today’s youth and the adults who want to be like them, rent-free in one’s brain.
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When I watch Reality Bites now, it’s like reminiscing with old friends, sharing an inside joke: Hey, we were a bunch of young idiots, but we made it out okay.
Monk is imminently reliable—you tune in to see a character you know and love do exactly what they do best, over and over again. It’s perfect binge viewing for the chronically depressed.
It's easy to project one's entire childhood onto the child stars one loved most, and to imagine them growing up into the kind of person you want them to be, maybe even a person like yourself.
Add a little eggnog to that rum. Settle in to your corner of the couch. Turn on the flatscreen. Refer to this guide to made-for-television holiday films.
Nicole Holofcener's Walking and Talking is the kind of movie that makes you immediately text a friend, especially a friend whose everyday presence in your life you took for granted until she was gone.
In the early 1980's, director Carl Reiner and comedian Steve Martin collaborated on two films that challenged the laws of physics.
The first time I watched My Mad Fat Diary, I felt understood in a way I never before had by a movie or television show.
Paul Simon was never not in my life. It started with Simon & Garfunkel, of course, Bridge Over Troubled Water blaring from...
Movies in 2014 were a disappointment to me. Guardians of the Galaxy, Gone Girl,and Maleficent all showed up in fussy packaging...
Il Postino is about love, lust, and politics, but most of all it's about discovering the power of language, the way the right string of images can elicit a feeling for which there are no words.
Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished.