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His Girl Friday

500 Movie Challenge: His Girl Friday

As a young reporter, this film was often mentioned to me. It’s often mentioned amid films like 9 to 5 and Working Girl as films that every woman should sing about…



The Stepford Wives

500 Movie Challenge: The Stepford Wives

I’m going to spoil The Stepford Wives for you in this review. I’m going to, because it’s been over a decade since this movie hit theaters. Most of you people reading this thing know the movie’s twist. In fact, I’m convinced…



Grace

500 Movie Challenge: Grace

There is only one way to watch an indie horror film you know little about, and that is with film buff friends. When I received Grace in the mail from Netflix, I called up my…



The Super

500 Movie Challenge: The Super

Let me establish this up front: I did not expect The Super to be good. I actually included it on this list partly because I heard a discussion about it on a



House on Haunted Hill

500 Movie Challenge: House On Haunted Hill

Vincent Price is a dashing man. Too dashing, in fact. It’s become a problem for my dark little soul. I’m having dreams of him officiating my wedding. That voice… it follows me everywhere.

But…



The 39 Steps

500 Movie Challenge: The 39 Steps

This movie was selected in honor of my late grandmother Barbara, who passed away in 2013. She loved The 39 Steps, and was excited when I mentioned that a theatrical…



Coraline

500 Movie Challenge: Coraline

At last, Coraline! Another animation classic, and another chance for me to get caught up on movies that came out from 2008-2012. I was doing a thing called “college,” which is a general term applied to a time in my life when I…



Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

500 Movie Challenge: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Netflix is probably one of the best inventions of the 20th century. Yes, it’s early, but I’m calling it.

Seriously, I would not be nearly as exposed to different kinds of films as I am now…



The Neverending Story

500 Movie Challenge: The Neverending Story

“What do you mean, you’ve never seen The Neverending Story?”

I mean I never saw it as a kid. So now I have to be quasi-creepy and watch it on my laptop as an…



Anchorman

500 Movie Challenge: Anchorman

Another re-watch! The first time I saw Anchorman was on terrible loudspeakers in a college coffee shop, so another attempt was definitely due. The occasion upon which I viewed this for the Challenge was my third…

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