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“Mother” (1996) – The Perfect Movie for Mother’s Day.

When you think of movies about mothers and daughters, a number of classics likely spring to mind:  "Terms of Endearment," "Steel Magnolias," "Postcards from the Edge," and perhaps others. Yet, when I thought about mother-son movies, only two came to mind. The first film was "Mother," the funny 1996 film that starred Albert Brooks (who… Continue reading “Mother” (1996) – The Perfect Movie for Mother’s Day.

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Groundhog Day (or How an A-Hole Learned to Be Happy)

It’s been twenty-five years since “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray, premiered (a fact that I have a hard time accepting; of course, I have a hard time accepting that many things happened decades ago).  “Groundhog Day” is one of my favorite comedies, with “Airplane,” a far different movie, its only competition for the top spot. … Continue reading Groundhog Day (or How an A-Hole Learned to Be Happy)