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Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for Presidents’ Day-related movie culture.

Brad Neeley‘s NSFW animated short Washington is still hilarious after a thousand viewings:

The Impatient Lincoln takes one part of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln a long way:

This poster parodying Walking Tall and starring Channing Tatum as Teddy Roosevelt was made in response to the Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter movie. I still want to see this one more.









forrest gump factsYou’ve probably seen “Forrest Gump” so many times in the 20 years since its release (on July 6, 1994) that you can recite the dialogue by heart, starting with the line about life being like a box of chocolates.

You probably know that the film won six Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director (for Robert Zemeckis), Best Actor (for Tom… Continue reading Here's Everything You Never Knew About 'Forrest Gump'

  • ‘Mother’ (1996)

    Albert Brooks’s mid-90s dramedy is actually the closest thing there is to “The Guilt Trip.” Just like the newer movie, “Mother” stars a celebrated Jewish screenwriter/actor (Brooks) as the son and a somewhat retired Hollywood legend (Debbie Reynolds) as the mom. Much of their bonding has to do with his problems with women. There is no cross-country drive here, just the guy moving back home and arguments about

  • If you haven’t seen the 1985 drama about Rocky Dennis (played by a young Eric Stoltz), a teen with an Elephant Man-like facial deformity, you’ve missed one of Cher’s finest performances. A biker chick with a questionable past (she’s a recovering drug addict), Rusty is far from perfect, but she loves Rocky with an unmitigated devotion that proves all sorts of women can be amazing mothers. Rusty never lets her… Continue reading Mother's Day: Best Movie Moms, From Mrs. Gump To Molly Weasley

    If you haven’t seen the 1985 drama about Rocky Dennis (played by a young Eric Stoltz), a teen with an Elephant Man-like facial deformity, you’ve missed one of Cher’s finest performances. A biker chick with a questionable past (she’s a recovering drug addict), Rusty is far from perfect, but she loves Rocky with an unmitigated devotion that proves all sorts of women can be amazing mothers. Rusty never lets her… Continue reading Mother's Day: Memorable Movie Moms, From Mrs. Gump To Molly Weasley