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Groundhog Day (1993)

Groundhog Day is brilliant. One of the prime indicators for determining if a movie is truly great or not is how it holds up the more you think about and/or discuss it. The further you delve into Groundhog Day, the deeper it gets. The popularity, academic study, and cultural relevance of this movie have been

About a Boy (2002)

Author Nick Hornby has made something of an art out of constructing narcissistic, middle-aged men stuck in time. His protagonists are not quite Peter Pans, but they are not fully-functioning adults either. These guys are cute, funny, self-deprecating, and jerks. One of the things Hornby does best is getting you inside the head of these

The Graduate (1967)

After almost fifty years of accolades and praise it’s hard to imagine some folks out there still haven’t seen The Graduate. If you have yet to enjoy this classic of American cinema, now’s the time. Even for those who have seen it before, the movie is an immersive experience that deserves a second (or third)

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Moonrise Kingdom is one of best kids’ movies to come out in decades, and it’s highly doubtful that very many young people have actually seen it. In this case, Wes Anderson’s status as indie auteur with endless hipster cred has probably hurt the film. Even with a great young cast, the film is still aimed