Hey guys! Sorry for the double spam but I missed yesterday (that busy college life gets to you!) so I'm back again for the second article today, Day 6 of the 15 Day Writing Challenge (link: ). Today's challenge is "List your favorite movies" and if you know me you know I love to make lists, and my favorite movies are no exception. So without further ado, here are my Top 10 Favorite Movies- with some bonuses at the end because who doesn't love movie recommendations?

Number 1: Heathers (1989). As I describe it, "Mean Girls with murder". It's dark, it's funny, it's creepy, it's iconic and it is just oozing with 80s campiness. What's your favorite 80s movie?

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Number 2: Pulp Fiction (1994). I love my artsy, pseudo-intellectual movies just as much as the next pretentious movie buff, and this Tarantino classic is up there for a lot of people and I'm no exception. Non-linear storylines are among my favorites and this movie is full of it. Add in some iconic quotes and characters, and you got yourself a modern classic.

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Number 3: Clueless (1995). One of my favorite books is Jane Austen's Emma, and this is definitely my favorite adaption of it. Cher Horowitz is such a strong, iconic female character and this zany and touching plot will definitely keep you hooked until the cheesy 90s credits start to roll.

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Number 4: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988). I have such a deep love for animation, especially the Golden Age classics of the 1930s and 1940s, as well as a love for murder mysteries and the 1940s in general. This movie is a gorgeous combination of all of those things, as well as humor, heart, and stunning visuals.

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Number 5: La La Land (2016). This movie is GORGEOUS, with some of the best music, cinematography, scenery, motifs, lighting and dances I've ever seen. It's a lovely callback to classic Hollywood musicals with a new twist.

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Number 6: Forrest Gump (1994). Again, back to the history element, this movie takes you on a tour of some of the most fascinating decades in American history through the eyes of a sweet mentally disabled man. It's heartwarming, wildly interesting and is a visual storybook for the decades it describes.

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Number 7: Aladdin (1992). Where would this list be without my all time favorite Disney movie? I seriously had to limit it to one, or my list would be half Disney. You all know this one.

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Number 8: Grave of the Fireflies (1988). Spirited Away who? Yes, being the hipster that I am, my favorite Studio Ghibli movie is the sad, heartbreaking, gorgeous film that doubled with My Neighbor Totoro and got way less famous. If you love Studio Ghibli and haven't checked this one out, I highly recommend you watch it- and bring tissues.

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Number 9: The Shining (1980). I'm not one for horror movies, and I haven't seen that many. But one I could watch over and over again is definitely The Shining. What makes it so great isn't the gore or anxiety, but the confusion and dread it builds. The plot is so convoluted and bizarre that it takes you on the confusing ride with the characters. The visuals and intensity really make this movie for me.

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Number 10: It's Such A Beautiful Day (2012). Okay this is barely a movie, but it counts, and I'm putting it here. This movie is...hard to explain. But it's supposed to be like that. We follow a stick figure named Bill as he deals with his physical and mental illnesses and goes through his day to day life- with a twist. Lots of twists.

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Honorable Mentions (in order of release):
Citizen Kane, Dumbo, All About Eve, Sunset Boulevard, Rear Window, Some Like It Hot, West Side Story, Planet of the Apes, The Godfather, Annie Hall, Airplane!, The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Kiki's Delivery Service, Goodfellas, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Princess Mononoke, Prince of Egypt, Mulan, 10 Things I Hate About You, Memento, Spirited Away, Mean Girls, Slumdog Millionaire, Coraline, Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wolf of Wall Street, Whiplash, Gone Girl, Deadpool, Hidden Figures

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