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Patton Oswalt Big Fan Poster

Its always game day for Patton Oswalt in Big Fan

Big fan is not a big movie at all, in fact its even smaller in scope then writer/director Robert D. Siegel’s last film he wrote, The Wrestler.  But just like Paul Aufiero’s (Patton Oswalt) life, small in scope is what works for him.
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Droid defines the decades best movies – #20 Friday Night Lights (2004)

friday_night_lights_ver2 America is the only nation I can think of where common teenage high school kids are placed in sporting programs en mass, come under extraordinary pressure to perform, and are called failures if they don’t succeed. Sure, this is not exclusive to America, but rarely are those kids considered failures, and told their future is ruined, if they don’t achieve this success in non-academic activities. ‘Friday Night Lights’ is about that pressure. It comes from coaches, family, students, media and even strangers. These kids are under the microscope, every success celebrated, every failure criticized.

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Root canals, tattoo removal, bikini waxing, piercings. Oh, sorry. Thinking out loud what I would rather endure than watch The Blind Side again. You’ve often heard people say there goes 2 hours of my life I’ll never get back? Let me tell you, it’s exactly 2 hours and 8 minutes of mine that are gone, gone, gone forever and I ain’t happy.

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