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1990: Pretty Woman I always dreamed of Richard Gere, (or some other generic salt-and-pepper daddy), to sweep me off my feet and carry me away.

1991: My Own Private Idaho

1992: Fried Green Tomatoes

1993: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

1994: Fresh Superbly well-written and acted, a chess prodigy making real-life moves to save his and his sister’s lives

1995: Pulp Fiction

1996: Fargo

1997: The Ice Storm “The Ice Storm is about two dysfunctional New Canaan, Connecticut, upper-class families who are trying to deal with tumultuous social changes of the early 1970’s, and their escapism through alcohol, adultery, and sexual experimentation.” *starring one of my earliest, longest lasting crushes: Henry Czerny

1998: As Good as it Gets

1999: Shakespeare in Love

1996: Basquiat My most honorable mention and my favorite modern artist, with David Bowie as Andy Warhol

Other favorites: The Object of My Affection, The Joy Luck Club, Welcome to the Dollhouse, Grace of My Heart, (I was in love with Bruce Davison, right along with Illeana Douglas), Corrina, Corrina, White Men Can’t Jump, Crooklyn, Sabrina, Reality Bites, Poetic Justice, Muriel’s Wedding