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They Live (1988)

As a quick thought exercise: What is They Live if you strip away its political commentary?

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Bedazzled (1967)

I know it’s just my Americentrism, but I think of the 1967 English film as “the other Bedazzled”

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George of the Jungle 2 (2003)

I do not subscribe to the philosophy of “so-bad-it’s-good” movie-watching, at least in a literal sense.

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George of the Jungle (1997)

Hollywood has abandoned the high-budget live-action family comedy, and it’s a shame.

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Chicago (2002)

The Best Picture winner at the 75th Academy Awards is a curious case, full of contradictions and nuances and dualities.

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Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 3 (2022)

Thus ends the strangest trilogy in Disney Channel Original Movie history.

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Bears – Disneynature (2014)

The first few minutes of Bears, created by nature documentary powerhouse Disneynature, dangle a threat in front of viewers.

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The Lorax (2012)

It’s not really possible to make a proper anti-capitalist film that’s also a summer tentpole created by Illumination Entertainment

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

Sometimes a movie just clicks in a way that is totally subjective. Especially comedies. I know all art, to some extent, is in the eye of the beholder, but I think comedies often just come down to taste and personal funny bones.

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Teen Beach Movie (2013)

I’m not sure a film has ever grown on me more than Teen Beach Movie, the Disney Channel musical from 2013.