"A Film Buff Approaches 40: Extra Butter On That Popcorn" or "Watching These Movies Will Come In Handy...Someday."

A fellow writer listed their favorite film from each year they were born.

My main criteria for my selection was the movie had to influence or affect me in some way. 

I made some tough calls. How did Out Of Sight, Back To The Future, or High Fidelity not make this list? Why did Trainspotting have to come out the same year as Jerry Maguire? How did my favorite Quentin Tarantino film (Jackie Brown) not make this list when Pulp Fiction did?

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Fatherhood: Week 24-Halloween

I do not want to be presumptuous, but if my son's daycare held a costume contest last week, his homemade BB-8 costume would have won. Teachers and parents admired Beckett's outfit for his Halloween parade. 

All praise goes to my lovely wife. She spent a week planning the design, making the paper mache body and cutting orange felt in funky shapes. JJ Abrams would be impressed.

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