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6 Great Movies to Watch Over and Over

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

There are some movies that you forget five minutes after you leave the theater, and then there are the movies that stay with you for a long time. Best of all are the movies that cause you to fall in love, movies from which you remember whole passages of dialogue. Here are my top five.

10 Great Movies about
"Women Finding Themselves"

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.31.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

I'm not sure that "Women Finding Themselves" is an actual official genre of movies. But it definitely is the name my daughter Maya has given all the m...

Is Today's Film Comedy in the Toilet?

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I continue to be nostalgic for comedy that doesn't require constant profanity or a surfeit of fart gags to succeed, that relies instead on subtle, clever scripts and witty dialogue; movies that in the end give their audiences some credit for brains and taste.

The Dimming of Star Power in Hollywood

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Could it be that Denzel and Julia no longer merit guaranteed twenty million dollar paydays with every picture? And if so, what precisely has happened?

So Long, Mr. Malden...

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we celebrate the Fourth, we should think of you, since you represented all the best possibilities of being American : a young immigrant, full of promise, who found identity and success in the new world.

For Independence Day, Ten Movies That Scream America

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we head into Independence Day weekend, for those who'd like to move beyond the evergreen "Yankee Doodle Dandy", I want to suggest some classic titles that evoke our country's unique character.

Righteous Indigestion: Why Food, Inc. Must Be Seen

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Farr

The folksy Frank Perdue is long gone, my friends, but his chemically altered chickens live on! For this reason alone, Food, Inc. demands to be seen.