My Favorite Movies #64 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 Directed by Chris Columbus Netflix says... On his 11th birthday, orphaned Harry Potter learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers, he uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths. … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #64 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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My Favorite Movies #65 – The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride 1987 Directed by Rob Reiner Netflix says... Blending comedy, adventure, romance and fantasy, this cult classic follows peasant farmhand Westley as he battles three bumbling outlaws and a nefarious prince to win the hand of his one true love, a young woman named Buttercup. This is one of those movies that didn't actually … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #65 – The Princess Bride

My Favorite Movies #66 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988 Directed by Robert Zemeckis Netflix says... Director Robert Zemeckis seamlessly mixes live action with animation wizardry in this cinematic groundbreaker featuring Bob Hoskins as gruff gumshoe Eddie Valiant, who agrees to take the case of Roger Rabbit, a zany cartoon star framed for murder. This movie holds up remarkably well considering … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #66 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit

My Favorite Movies #69 – The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club 1985 Directed by John Hughes Netflix says... In writer-director John Hughes's seminal 1980s Brat Pack film, the athlete (Emilio Estevez), the brain (Anthony Michael Hall), the criminal (Judd Nelson), the princess (Molly Ringwald) and the basket case (Ally Sheedy) break through the social barriers of high school during Saturday detention. The disparate group … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #69 – The Breakfast Club

My Favorite Movies #70 – Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle 1993 Directed by Nora Ephron Netflix says... Fate and a tenacious 8-year-old boy conspire to unite lovelorn widower Sam Baldwin and unhappily engaged journalist Annie Reed in this Oscar-nominated romantic comedy inspired by the 1957 classic An Affair to Remember. Last week, I snarkily stated that You've Got Mail and Sleepless in Seattle are back … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #70 – Sleepless in Seattle

My Favorite Movies #71 – You’ve Got Mail

You've Got Mail 1998 Directed by Nora Ephron Netflix says... In this valentine to modern romance, book superstore magnate Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) and independent book shop owner Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet -- both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business. Director Nora … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #71 – You’ve Got Mail