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From the last 30 years only: 1) Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) 2) Avalon (1990) 3) Inside Out (2015) 4) Dunkirk (2017) 5) Green Card (1990) Just a shame such a great talent has been completely forgotten today. I'd take him over John Houseman any day! Thank you for explaining it in a way I never could. I've loved the movie since first seeing it, and your response ("giving each of the stories equal footing") says it best! While I would never describe Field of Dreams as a great film, it doesn't deserve the hate and contemptuousness of this angry "reassessment". All the writer really says is that the movie is "uncool" and that the people who liked it back in 1989 must have been ignorant Neanderthals. As someone who clearly views films as politically relevant status symbols, maybe he was expecting a Big, Life-Changing Statement, when all the film really says is, "What if..." Field of Dreams is the halfway point between Twilight Zone and Hallmark Channel. Please seek intellectual capital elsewhere. It's actually hard to compare the two, because Potter was FAR more consistently written than Blake. In the first three seasons, Blake's character could be anything from an incompetent bumbler to a stumbling drunk, or from a loveable, hard-working family man to a shifty philanderer. His character changed from episode-to-episode, depending on what the writers needed. Potter was pretty much himself from the start, and once Frank and (especially) Radar left, became a clichéd father/grandfather-figure for the cast. There were occasional inconsistencies (my favorite being the insistence that he was a Southern Baptist, yet conveniently had no problem with drinking or drunkenness) and they tried too hard to make him likeable, but for the most part, he was the same from his first episode to his last. 1. George Caldwell in Silver Streak (1976). 2. Jim the "Waco Kid" in Blazing Saddles (1974). Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)! Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)! "Orange Whip? Orange Whip? Orange Whip? Three Orange Whips!" From Attack of the Clones (2002): "Now that I'm with you again, I'm in agony. The closer I get to you, the worse it gets. The thought of not being with you - I can't breathe!" View all replies >