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81. Footloose (2012)

Ok, so I was dragged to the theatre, kicking and screaming in protest against this remake of 1984’s seminal hit Footloose.  I wanted none of it.  The trailer was downright offensive to me and I just didn’t want to bother.  My wife begged, so I relented.  I’ve put her through worse, so I broke down […]

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61. She’s Having a Baby

When I was a little boy, I watched Ferris Bueller’s Day Off atleast 150 times on VHS which meant I watched the preceding trailer for the next logical John Hughes vehicle, She’s Having a Baby just as many times. The film begins as Jake (Kevin Bacon) bids farewell to his bachelorhood by marrying his high […]

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58. Crazy Stupid Love

Steve Carell stars in Crazy Stupid Love as Cal, who is just dumped by his wife (Julianne Moore) of 20 years and left to pick up the pieces by himself.  Cal is mild mannered with an extremely out of date fashion sense and has no clue how to charm women until he meets Jacob (Ryan […]

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52. Wild Things

For years and years I’ve heard people drop references to the late 90’s hit Wild Things, and I finally understand all the fuss. Matt Dillon stars as Sam Lombardo, a popular high school counselor who is accused of raping a high school girl (Denise Richards) from a prominent and affluent Miami family.  As a hard […]

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23. X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class gets down to business and shows how Professor X (James McAvoy) meets Magneto (played by stone cold Michael Fassbender), and how the teams of earthly mutants end up at odds with each other.  Constant action and solid performances (except for a very blah January Jones) set up future films with style and […]

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