If you're reading this, I've been allowed the right to recommend a few movies each issue of CoN (I'm gonna limit myself to 3 or else I'd go on forever). Neehaw!!! I don't like to write reviews, so I'll just tell you that a movie is really good, and what it's about briefly (if it doesn't ruin the movie).
MOVIE Number 1: Todd Solondz's HAPPINESS
HAPPINESS is Solondz's second film. His first being WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE. I saw this film at the Toronto Film Festival, and I was completely blown away by it. It's very funny, and very disturbing (and I don't disturb easily). The very basic story is this: The lives of various people living in New Jersy interconnect. A few of the people are, a sexy writer, a pedophile, and an under-sexed computer worker. Don't read up on this movie before you see it cuz it could diminish the impact. Just make sure that if you see one movie this year, it's this one.
MOVIE # 2: Sergio Leone's THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY
T.G.T.B.A.T.U. is an amazingly cool flic. That's about all I can say about it. It's slow, but it's supposed to be. I don't think I'd like it if it wasn't. Because of its length it does drag in some parts, but sit through them and you'll be glad you did.
MOVIE numero Trois: Alfred Hitchcock's NORTH BY NORTHWEST
This is one of the best films ever made that crosses genres together successfully. It could be categorized as an ACTION/SPY/ROMANCE/COMEDY/MYSTERY/THRILLER, and probably even more. It's Hitchcock at his best so you know you're getting some good entertainment. It stars Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. Go see it.
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