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Posts by Kerri Smith

Kerri Battles the AFI’s Top 100 — #65: The African Queen

Going into this week’s viewing, I honestly couldn’t remember if I’d ever seen The African Queen before or not.  I felt like I had seen it, but I couldn’t be sure of anything about it other than the fact that it starred Humphrey Bogart, Katherine Hepburn, and a boat. Beyond that, I couldn’t be sure. I…

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Kerri Battles the AFI’s Top 100 – #68: Unforgiven

Intending to post about it last Thursday, I watched this movie almost two weeks ago. Unfortunately, I was so ill last week that I could no longer brain. My illness had given me the dumb and I was incapable of stringing together coherent thoughts, let alone sentences. When this weekend rolled around and I found…

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Kerri Battles the AFI’s Top 100 — #69: Tootsie

I’ve been looking forward to this week’s Battle for a while now. And, after last week’s torturous fight with Kubrick, I was excited to watch something lighthearted and fun. I also wasn’t sure how this movie escaped my viewing until now. If you know me at all, you’d think watching Dustin Hoffman in drag would…

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Kerri Battles the AFI’s Top 100 — #74: The Silence of the Lambs

“Good evening, Clarice.” It’s one of the great misquoted movie lines of the 21st century. It’s right up there with, “No. I am your father.” But it exists within a movie I’ve seen far fewer times. In fact, before this weekend, I wasn’t certain that I’d ever actually seen The Silence of the Lambs in its entirety…

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