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Make It Your Best Parade Day

Every year I write this blog post, and every year I start it with one of my favorite movie quotes. It’s Tom Sizemore from Striking Distance making a sarcastic dig at the Pittsburgh policeman’s ball after getting his face kicked in by his cousin’s cousins as fireworks explode in the background: “Best day of the year! Better than […]

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Another 2010 Movie Recommendation with Conditions

Saw Blue Valentine over the weekend, and at the last minute, it was inserted it as my #4 movie of 2010 and coined it one of the four movies of the year I was actually excited about when I left the theater/DVD viewing. Well, as excited as you can be about seeing the most painfully realistic movie […]

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Parade Day — the best day of the year

“Best day of the year … better than Christmas!” That’s Tom Sizemore as he’s getting the crapped kicked out of him by the Hardy clan in Striking Distance. It’s also me when I wake up every year on the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day — known throughout the region as Parade Day in Scranton. Notice the […]

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