6 films that make me happy (and hopefully you too).

SIDEWAYS (Directed by Alexander Payne, Screenplay by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor)

Alexander Payne has always held a soft spot in my heart. On my 13th birthday, my friends and I watched a VHS of Election and were laughing our asses off. It wasn’t until 2004 when my dad and I went to go see Payne’s film Sideways that my respect and admiration for the filmmaker shot through the roof. This screening felt like a monumental event in my life. For one, it’s a shared experience between…