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Goodfellas
Perfect 114 Points 1990

Is there a better crime movie? Other classics such as Godfather 2 equal Goodfellas, but none top it. If you like the genre and are not easily dismayed, this is the ne plus ultra.

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Kundun
Perfect 1 Points 1997

Excellent film about the story of the Dalai Lama and his being forced from Tibet. At times humerous, always beautiful, at times heartwrenching, yet it doesn’t end leaving you depressed. This movie also serves as a good introduction to Tibetan Buddhism for Westerners and of the Dalai Lama’s non-vi…

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Elizabeth
Perfect 66 Points 1998

Elizabeth is a smashingly good movie – presented with great aplomb – about worldshaping events, centered on arguably the greatest queen of all time. All that and the great Cate Blanchett’s first ever motion picture role – for which she was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar.

Politically t…

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The Insider
Perfect 80 Points 1999

After long avoiding this movie, I was compelled to watch it by Massie’s simple declaration of its perfection. He’s right, this is a perfect movie, long yet packed with necessary detail, suspenseful even though the end is never in doubt, chock full of charismatic performances by three of our great…

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Mongol
Perfect 83 Points 2007

Perfect from the first frame, this fascinating historical epic succeeds as enchanting love story, enthralling war movie and breathtaking nature film. Recounting the life of Temudgin from his noble boyhood to his emergence as Genghis Khan, Mongol puts to shame most action movies, with their con…

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Butch Cassidy a...
Perfect 83 Points 1969

The Old West ended when Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid hightailed it to Bolivia. Old Westerns ended when Paul Newman and Robert Redford became Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, outlaw charmers the likes of which the Silver Screen had never seen before. Four Oscars plus three additional n…

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Amadeus
Perfect 66 Points 1984

Brilliance has never been more exquisitely appreciated than in Amadeus, with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s genius obsessively observed by Antonio Salieri, his lesser rival. Profound jealousy makes for such sweet sorrow, especially as snottily delivered by F. Murray Abraham in a stupendously juicy r…

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Ed Wood
Perfect 9 Points 1994

This is easily my favorite Tim Burton movie alongside Batman and Edward Scissorhands. This is an inspirational film about someone who pursues their passion no matter how much they suck at doing it. Johnny Depp plays Edward D. Wood Jr, the infamous filmmaker who has been dubbed "The Worst Director…

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Capote
Perfect 9 Points 2005

Truman Capote was many things: a brilliant writer, a New York sociallite, the ultimate insider, fixed on martinis, and a teency bit disturbed. To put it simply, he was one of the most fascinating and controversial figures of the 20th century. In Capote, director Bennett Miller brings the real-lif…

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The Kid Stays I...
Perfect 66 Points 2002

Delightful bio of golden producer Robert Evans, the man behind The Godfather, Chinatown, Marathon Man, Urban Cowboy, Sliver & How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days — to name a few from immortal to shameless. Picked as a movie star himself, while lounging around the Beverly Hills Hotel pool no less, …

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