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1991 - The Finale, Part 1
28th April 2022 • Movie of the Year •
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Movie of the Year: 1991

The Beginning of the End

It's the beginning of the End for the 1991 season!

Ah, the end of things--it's always a little melancholy. But really this is just the beginning of the end of our 1991 season. Luckily, we still have the whole end in front of us. Sure, we used up all the middle, and the beginning is a distant, hazy memory. Yes, the whole end to go. By the end of this beginning, we'll have gone from our top eight movies to a final four of phenomenal films. Will it be Silence of the Lambs, a film about serial killers living for today? Perhaps it will be the movie that birthed a million baby goths, The Addams Family.

I have my money on Barton Fink, gentle reader, because it's just a little too weird. See, you could argue that Barton Fink needs to be a little more normal, which it totally does. It's just that would make it a worse picture. So you can see why that would intrigue and beguile us. Maybe the winner will be Boy n the Hood with its stark portrayal of Nineties fashion, or Beauty n the Beast with its intriguing portrayal of Gaston's hairy chest.

And even if these flicks don't take home the big prize, they can still get in on some of the most prestigious awards Hollywood has to offer -- the Mooties. We award the actors, of course, long may they live, but we also award the best sex, violence, and bad behavior. Winners are invited to our palatial downtown Burbank studios to pick the awards up in person, and folks better start coming soon because we made them TOO BIG and we have WAY too many. And sometimes they heat up and vibrate, FAST.

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