Great Movie Scenes ~ This Is Spinal Tap

But if you keep folding... Nigel (Christopher Guest) of the rock-band “Spinal Tap” has major problems with some of the backstage accommodations, mainly with the small sandwich bread that won’t fold. Click here to watch. Buy from Amazon.com

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Underrated Movie #161 ~ A Perfect World

A Perfect World

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Fugitive Butch Haynes (Kevin Costner) takes a young boy hostage and goes on the lam across the Lone Star state, hotly pursued by police chief Red Garnett (Clint Eastwood, who also directed) and criminologist Sally Gerber (Laura Dern). Robbery, murder and a haunting final confrontation are the lynchpins of a mostly overlooked movie that takes a close look at the true nature of violence. (Netflix) My Rating: 4.5 out of 5. Internet Movie Database

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Great Movie Scenes ~ Back to the Future

Completing the Circuit Doc Brown (Christophe Lloyd) risks life and limb to get Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) back to the future during the infamous Hill Valley lightning storm. Click here to watch. Buy from Amazon.com

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Underrated Movie #160 ~ My Dog Skip

My Dog Skip

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Lonely, 9-year-old Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz) lives in the flea-bitten town of Yazoo, Miss. He stinks at sports and has no playmates. So, over the strenuous objections of his hardnosed father (Kevin Bacon), Willie’s mother (Diane Lane) buys him a dog that he promptly dubs “Skip.” Before you know it, Skip transforms Willie’s life: He makes friends, plays sports and develops an unbreakable bond with the spunky terrier. Based on a true story. (Netflix) My Rating: 5 out of 5. Internet Movie Database

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Underrated Movie #159 ~ Clockwatchers

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Four women — Iris (Toni Collette), Paula (Lisa Kudrow), Margaret (Parker Posey) and Jane (Alanna Ubach) — work as temps at Global Credit, a stoic, faceless megacorporation where their shared employment status creates a natural affinity among them. The quartet’s sense of camaraderie crumbles, however, when another woman lands a choice assignment, things begin to vanish from the workplace, and mistrust and paranoia shred their relationship. (Netflix) My Rating: 4 out of 5. Internet Movie Database

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Underrated Movie #158 ~ Arachnophobia

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When Dr. Ross Jennings (Jeff Daniels) moves to a small California town, people start dropping dead all around him — and the killer just might be a rare arachnid imported in a coffin from Venezuela. Local exterminator Delbert McClintock (John Goodman) and entomologist Dr. James Atherton (Julian Sands) are ready to destroy the species, but Jennings must first put aside his deep-seated fear of the creepy-crawlies. Stuart Pankin co-stars. (Netflix) My Rating: 5 out of 5. Internet Movie Database

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Watch Instantly ~ Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price Filmmaker Robert Greenwald takes aim at the corporate giant that’s come to symbolize big business in America — Wal-Mart — blasting the box-store Goliath for allegedly paying substandard wages, skimping on employee benefits and gutting communities. Click here to watch. Buy from Amazon.com

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Underrated Movie #157 ~ Sneakers

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When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker (Robert Redford) and his offbeat team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking “black box” from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a massive conspiracy in this fun and gripping thriller. (Netflix) My Rating: 5 out of 5. Internet Movie Database

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Underrated Movie #156 ~ Multiplicity

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Convinced that there isn’t enough of him to go around, overworked contractor Doug Kinney (Michael Keaton) has himself secretly cloned so he can spend more time with his wife (Andie MacDowell) and children. But the clones slowly develop ideas of their own — and managing them turns out to be the toughest job Doug’s ever had. Harold Ramis directs this screwball comedy of errors, co-starring Eugene Levy and Brian Doyle-Murray. (Netflix) My Rating: 4 out of 5. Internet Movie Database

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Underrated Movie #155 ~ The Fountainhead

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Gary Cooper stoically portrays uncompromising architect Howard Roark, a man obedient solely to his own individuality and unfettered expression, in this adaptation of Ayn Rand’s best-selling philosophical allegory. Roark’s life is depicted as a series of trials in which he must defend his beliefs and artistic integrity. Patricia Neal co-stars as the seductively fearsome Dominique Francon, the woman who tries to defeat Roark before falling in love. (Netflix) My Rating: 5 out of 5. Internet Movie Database

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