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Moonstruck

Year: 1987
Director: Norman Jewison
Cast: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello, John Mahoney
How this won three Oscars I'll never know. It was a completely uninspiring and uninteresting and very 80's love story that's been done a million times before and since.

Two moments/scenes stand out and hold all the movie has to offer. The first is with Cher's mother talking to John Mahoney's character in the restaurant about why he chases women. The other is when Nicolas Cage's character (looking ridiculously young and angry) justifies his feelings by exclaiming that snowflakes and flowers are perfect; that it's our destiny to destroy our lives and break our hearts by falling for the wrong people. It's about the most convincing argument for human nature and the uncontrollable passions in us I've seen in a movie.

Aside from that, you wait for about 45 minutes for the story to start, keep waiting for both outstanding comedy and outstanding drama or romance, but all you get is a badly dated film with Cher and Olympia Dukakis unconvincingly playing Italians.

Check out the massive hair.

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