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Beating the Box-Office Blues: 21 Summertime Movies You Can Catch at Home

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

Hollywood's summer-blockbuster emphasis on lowbrow content and high-tech special effects is a shame. Because, historically—or at least in my memory—there have been so many wonderful summer movies. Spending a hot afternoon in an air-conditioned cinema (or for those of us lucky enough to remember, an evening at a drive-in) was a precious piece of summers past.

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