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Great pick for Assigned Viewing for all the reasons you mentioned and then some. You'll probably think this is weird, but I found the scenes of the Christmas parties with the incongruity of the music and shallow revelry and celebration overlaying the dark seriousness of the actual story a near master stroke. Props on your choice on this one.

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A few years back I hosted a Cold War Movie Marathon for my younger friends. The films were 'The Manchurian Candidate' to give a taste of the paranoia, 'The Spy Who Came in from the Cold' for the cynicism and 'Doctor Strangelove' for the absurdity of the times.

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Everything Everywhere is a masterpiece....you're absolutely correct. The Daniels actually came out randomly and did a Q and A in my theater after the show. Best time I've had at the movies since 2020.

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"You remember when you’d walk into a Blockbuster and see a single movie taking up an entire wall in the new release section?"

I live two miles from a Blockbuster and I haven't seen that in very many years. I guess I should say "the" Blockbuster ....

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In a former life, I worked for a TV listings company writing movie descriptions. I loved finding weird movies, then heading over to our local video store for a weekend of weird movie watching. It would be a great thing if the MGM movies were released to the masses.

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totally agree! those of us who love movies would be eternally glad!

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