Best Movies by Farr

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The French Lieutenant's Woman

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G Men

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Children of Heaven

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A Touch of Sin

Best Movies by Farr is a quality filter for great movies to stream, rent or buy.

To mark its 20th anniversary, “Forrest Gump is returning to theaters (this time in IMAX) for a one-week re-release starting September 5th. 

But please don’t let a super-sized screen, nor that Best Picture Oscar (over “Pulp Fiction,” for crying out loud!), nor that $600 million-plus box office take convince you that “Gump" is anything but a treacly mediocrity. While it has moments of sweetness and charm, it is absurdly overrated.

Yes, it features a solid slate of actors — Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Gary Sinise, Robin Wright, Mykelti Williamson and Haley Joel Osment, but the film just lets them wallow in a syrupy mush of Americana.

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BEST MOVIES BY FARR is your personal guide to great movies to rent, stream, or buy; to watch at home or on-the-go. Led by film advocate John Farr, the Best Movies by Farr team works as a "quality filter" for the discerning moviegoer. Every day, we bring you the best of the best, the fantastic familiar films and hidden gems, to answer that age-old question: "What should we watch tonight?"