My Top 300 Movies :: 181-185

181. The Way Way Back I love the unexpected joy of discovering a movie you know nothing about ahead of time and having it be one of those movies that you just get, and that just gets you, and it soon becomes one of your all-time favorites. This has so many things I love in it: unconventional family dynamics, a found “family of choice”, a honest coming-of-age tale, a summer vacation plot, great performances, witty dialogue, well-developed/complex characters, and damn good writing. Also, Sam Rockwell – I love Sam Rockwell. “Return to your Ladyfriend” “This is my son, Duncan” “Storm Chaser” … Continue reading My Top 300 Movies :: 181-185

My Top 300 Movies :: 96-100

96. Stand By Me There was a time, when I was a young girl, when my best friends were the neighborhood boys who lived along with me on our small cul-de-sac. We had adventures, had long conversations and made up elaborate stories, some of them scary, together. I never had friendships like that again as a child, and this movie, the boys friendships, always remind me of that time in my life – in a good way. Movie clip Stand By Me :: Ben E. King Rockin’ Robin :: Bobby Day Lollipop :: The Chordettes 97. Say Anything Though I have had … Continue reading My Top 300 Movies :: 96-100