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A League of Their Own (1992)

A League of Their Own is the best kind of Hollywood feel-good movie. You know what they’re trying to do to you, playing all the right emotional cords and the Oscar-bait performances, but it doesn’t matter. The fact that screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, who penned City Slickers and Splash, and director Penny Marshall

Laura (1944)

Laura is one of the most interesting of the 1940s film noirs. The great genre films, the ones that stand the test of time, are those that are remarkable for both how they adhere to and break from generic conventions. Although this film is titled by the lead female character’s name, the focus isn’t really