Saturday, April 18, 2009

The Big Chill

The first time I saw this movie was in Vail, Colorado. I was 15 years old and on spring break with a friend and her family. In the condo where we were staying, this was one of two random videotapes haphazardly stacked on top of the old VCR. We decided to give it a try, and we were completely blown away! This is kind of like a Breakfast Club for adults. It's about old friends coming together in light of a death. It has a great soundtrack and some unforgettable scenes and characters.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

The Shop Around the Corner

Some may not know that the modern day Meg Ryan/Tom Hanks film You've Got Mail is based on this Jimmy Stewart classic. The Shop Around the Corner is by no means Stewart's best film, but it is very sweet. If one is looking for a cute, predictable pick-me-up, this definitely does the trick.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Rear Window

A Streetcar Named Desire

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