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Old 05-28-2011, 11:21 AM
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Originally Posted by nycindie View Post

The Wizard of Oz is pretty perfect.
I agree, but thought it was almost too trite to mention. It's a timeless hero myth, like the original Star Wars.

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Casablanca, for sure.

His Gal Friday with Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell is the perfect screwball comedy... I think the original Miracle on 34th Street is the perfect Christmas movie.
My favorite Christmas movie is It's a Wonderful Life.

Perhaps it's the word "perfect" that is at issue here. I prefer the word excellent.

I came across this quote recently.

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.

I don't get perfectionists. Striving for excellence is good enough for me! If you want to be perfect, or do a job perfectly, you will always be disappointed.
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