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National Review kindly asked me to contribute to their symposium on the Best 25 All-Time Conservative Movies. My contribution, ranked #10, is up over at The Corner this morning.

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Mr. Hayward, it's the best conservative movies of the last 25 years.

Off the top of my head, my vote would be for Twelve Monkeys, despite its one too-pro-Gaia moment. I dearly love the part where the scientist-rulers pathetically try to sing Domino's "Blueberry Hill" to the Bruce Willis character, or where one of them says in a hurtful voice, "you said we weren't real!"

Ghostbusters not to my taste--bad music, bad 80s affection for special effects and big-name comics. I have a similar feeling for Men in Black, even though it's got its undeniably classic moments.

And while it's again more conservative in a Deneen-ian manner, I'd also vote for the criminally-neglected Sunshine State by John Sayles.

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