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The 1984 Blog-a-Thon: Top Secret!

1984_blogathonBlog-a-thons are fun events. They offer you the opportunity to do one of two things. Either you can take a beloved film and champion it, or you can use it as a chance to discover something new and exciting. For the Forgotten Films 1984 Blog-a-Thon, I opted for the latter. There are gobs of amazing films from 1984, a year that’s near and dear to my inner-8 year old’s movie-watching heart. But somehow, one classic comedy had escaped me all this time- Top Secret!. Continue reading

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Casting a Clinton Biopic

Earlier this week, PBS thrilled my inner history nerd by airing four hours of the American Experience about Bill Clinton. I’ve seen several other PBS American Experience episodes about the Presidents and loved them all. But this one worked on a different level for me. I lived through the Clinton years, and could legally vote for the first time during the Clinton era. It made me nostalgic for the 90s, and it made me a little nostalgic for the wackiness of the Clinton White House. Whether you liked him or hated him, he was a walking headline. In fact, he’d be a perfect source for a biopic. Here’s how I’d cast a movie about the Clinton years in America.

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