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The best American film of the last 25 years?


"Look in your heart!"

Andy Horbal at No More Marriages! is asking for opinions: "What is the single best American fiction film made during the last 25 years?"

My choice is just to the right...

(If it was nonfiction, I'd go with Errol Morris's "Fast, Cheap & Out of Control.")

And don't forget to send your choices & comments to Andy!

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