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A very good movie

3 years, 9 months ago at Feb 26 14:09
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Back in the 80’s, Lawrence Kasdan was really on fire. Not only he wrote some of the biggest box-office successes of the time (‘Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back’, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’, ‘Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi’) , he managed also to launch a very successful directing career as well. Unfortunately, later on, his movies were honestly not that good a... read more

The Big Chill

2 years, 7 months ago at Apr 13 18:40
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Count me in as one of the detractors of this film. As one of the many who this as Exhibit A of what can, and does, make the Baby Boomer generation so goddamn insufferable whenever they go off on their “You had to be there, man” nostalgia riffs. The film views these characters with sympathy, but I couldn’t muster up much for them.

This group of people can’t seem to look beyo... read more
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Description: Lawrence Kasdan's 1983 big-budget variation on John Sayles's The Return of the Secaucus Seven finds a cluster of old college radicals--who have since gone on to sundry professions and various degrees of materialism--reuniting over the death of a friend. Both playful and thoughtful, the film represents Kasdan (Body Heat) at his most astute. The attractive cast meshes perfectly into a group of characters for which a former closeness is out of synch with their current lives, yet their warmth is enviable and inviting. The script may be a bit too glib, with many one-liners, but it is still a perfectly designed story with telling iron ... (more)
Release date: 30 September 1983
UPC: 043396026322
Tags: Drama (9), Funeral (6), Friendship (5), Comedy (4), Reunion (4), Suicide (4), 1980s (3), 1983 (3), Death (3), Pregnancy (3), White Panties (2), Eulogy (2), Cocaine Use (2), Snorting Cocaine (2), Three Word Title (2), Cocaine (2), 1960s (2), Grief (2), Cult Film (2)
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