Meatballs (1979)

“You must be the short depressed kid we ordered.” Basic bathroom-type of humor at a summer camp (in this case “Camp North Star”), Meatballs was directed by Ivan Reitman (Stripes)…

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Memento (2000)

“My wife deserves revenge, whether I know about it or not.” A man named Leonard “Lenny” Shelby (Guy Pearce) who suffers from a rare condition called “anterograde amnesia” (short-term memory…

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Metropolitan (1990)

“It’s a tiny bit arrogant of people to go around worrying about those less fortunate.” A unique comedy/drama written and directed by Whit Stillman (The Last Days of Disco) that…

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Ministry of Fear (1944)

“Thrilling Drama of the Invisible Network of Terror!” Just released from an insane asylum where he has served two years after being wrongly convicted of murdering his wife, “Stephen Neale”…

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Miracle Mile (1988)

“There are 70 minutes to the end of the world. Where can you hide?” Poor Harry! The nerdy jazz trombonist (portrayed by Anthony Edwards, fresh from his cameo in Revenge…

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Miracles for Sale (1939)

Miracles for Sale [1939] “THRILLS! CHILLS! LAUGHS! The Season’s Surprise Film!” Tod Browning’s last feature film is a taut little murder mystery that features Robert Young as magician “Mike Morgan”…

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Skins (2002)

“The Other American Heroes.” The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, home of the Lakota Sioux and one of the poorest areas in the United States, lies in the shadow of Mount…

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Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

“I have become unstuck in time.” Billy Pilgrim (Michael Sacks) becomes “unstuck in time” in this fascinating adaptation of the classic Kurt Vonnegut novel. The film jumps back in forth…

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Sleepaway Camp (1983)

". . . you won't be coming home!" Another early '80s slasher film that once again takes place at a summer camp (in this case “Camp Arawak”), Sleepaway Camp (AKA…

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