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Tone-wise, it’s a mess. But it’s gorgeous to look at, and if we’re going by what the movie preaches, that’s all that matters. But more importantly, it was a movie I very much needed at the time it was released. Would it hold up?Read more "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’s Messy Beauty"
A plot that doesn’t matter, a serious amount of cheese, a weird love story with a (technically) dead woman who wears some surprisingly sexy breeches — it all adds up to something wonderful: an (un-shitty) improv show for your kids.Read more "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Is Funnier Than You Think"