happy movies!

a quick follow up

Expanding on that last newsletter, here is a list of movies that make me HAPPY, whether or not they are critically worthy:

  • Austenland

  • Knight and Day

  • the Star Wars Prequels

  • Down With Love

  • anything Muppets

  • Peter Pan (the 2003 live-action version)

  • The Philadelphia Story

  • any Mission: Impossible film, but especially Fallout and Rogue Nation


  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

  • Jurassic Park

  • Anna and the Apocalypse

  • Over the Garden Wall

  • Young Frankenstein

  • Private Eyes

  • Sing Street

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

  • The Horatio Hornblower BBC miniseries

  • The Conjuring

  • bad shark movies with friends!

  • any John Mulaney standup

And please let me know what your favorite happy movies are!! I could always use more in my arsenal.