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Poppy-Fields Movies: The Couch Of Fame
March 7, 2015 – 5:03 AM | 103 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movies: The Couch Of Fame

3/7/15: Please welcome our newest Couch Of Famer, The Shawshank Redemption.

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Shawshank Redemption
February 20, 2015 – 9:12 AM | 31 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Shawshank Redemption</em>

That's goddamn right.

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: October Sky
February 2, 2015 – 10:50 AM | 8 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>October Sky</em>

Reader Mike counts us down.

31/31: Beautiful Darling
January 31, 2015 – 9:27 AM | No Comment
31/31: <em>Beautiful Darling</em>

Beautiful Darling has a sweet nostalgic sadness to it, like its subject, the former James Slattery who became a Warhol-Factory "Superstar."

30/31: The Imitation Game
January 30, 2015 – 9:02 PM | 5 Comments
30/31: <em>The Imitation Game</em>

"No, not that one, Nana; the other one, with Sherlock."

29/31: Life Partners
January 29, 2015 – 9:49 PM | 2 Comments
29/31: <em>Life Partners</em>

I would tell you that we've now reached the point in 31 Films In 31 Days when we pick our movies based on how short they are…

28/31: Croupier
January 28, 2015 – 10:00 AM | 2 Comments
28/31: <em>Croupier</em>

Most contemporary reviews of Croupier point to Clive Owen as the best — almost the only — thing about it, and he's marvelous, but I disagree.

27/31: The Grand Budapest Hotel
January 27, 2015 – 9:06 AM | 6 Comments
27/31: <em>The Grand Budapest Hotel</em>

When a Wes Anderson movie is good, I don't tend to have a whole lot to say about it.

26/31: August, Osage County
January 26, 2015 – 7:30 AM | 8 Comments
26/31: <em>August, Osage County</em>

I wanted to like August, Osage County more than I did — and I did like it fairly well, considering — because of Tracy Letts.

25/31: Selma
January 25, 2015 – 11:00 AM | 10 Comments
25/31: <em>Selma</em>

Selma is at its finest in the quietest moments, quiet enough to hear the hearts breaking.