3.05.2007

Casablanca

The thing the makes this movie so great is that it's not just one thing. It's Humphrey Bogart, and it's romantic, and wartime. There's a pair of star-crossed lovers, one of whom is already married. There's a bit of scoundrel-ness in the movie. There's a love story. The problem is I really want to hate Ilsa's husband, but I can't because he's such a good guy. He's not bad. If he were evil or even a little off, I could wish him badly so Ilsa and Rick could have their happily ever after. But I just can't. There's the war going on and scheming going on and murder and so much else. Plus it's Bogart.

Round up the Usual Suspects.

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