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Haiku Reviews: 1999 Edition
Celebrating one of the greatest years in film.
1999 is often considered the greatest year in film history.
This is a wildly explored theory:
Read Best. Movie. Year. Ever. — How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen from Brian Rafferty.
Listen to Podcast Like It’s 1999 with Phillip Iscove and Kenny Neibart.
Or browse the web for the dozens of articles with the same thesis.
So in honor of one of film’s best years, here are my 5-syllable, 7-syllable, 5-syllable thoughts on ten movies from ’99.
They invented an
language for the web
I have an Office
Space puzzle right next to me
Should I complete it?
Eyes Wide Shut
Watched this alone on
Christmas Eve because I had
Covid. It kicks ass.¹
about the music, but the
whole movie is dope
I saw this somewhere:
“How do you end this? You can’t.”
Can’t find where, but true.²
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Can’t pass the stress test,
but it’s still damn funny and
an extinct breed flick
Scooby-Doo! and the Witch’s Ghost
Direct to tape Scoob
is the best Doo. We need a
Hex Girls live action
Well made and acted,
but that’s the norm for the folks
involved in this flick
If you like the show
Parks and Rec, spend some time with
Witherspoon as Knope
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Sure. But it’s still poo. At least
We get Obi show
¹Both the movie and the COVID kicked my ass.
²If someone can find this online, I would love to credit the original critic. Until then, I will pass along their wisdom.
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