Some recent viewing…

Titles in bold are ones I particularly liked. Animated “Drums West” (1961) Documentary Art / Literature Poetry in Motion (1982) Music Ornette: Made in America (1985) Art House Nostalgia (1983) Horror / Sci-fi / VHS Weirdness The Black Cat (1981) Death Watch (1980) The Alchemist Cookbook (2016) Everything Else The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) […]

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We Interrupt This List Already in Progress to Bring You Another List Already in Progress.

After I posted about watching the AFI Top 100, a former student asked me about recommendations from the Criterion Collection (Hello Lydia! Hope all is well! Hope you find something you like here!). I’ve seen a small percentage of the Collection, and as a film obsessive choosing one to watch can be mentally crippling, much […]

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My Heart Will Go On and On (And On and On): Some Thoughts on Watching the AFI Top 100 and a List

My three-year-old’s versions of Titanic (1997) are more enjoyable for me than the actual movie. Her versions are like the clips of Drunk History I’ve seen. Deep down I knew this wasn’t a movie made for me and there’s nothing wrong with that. Hence the twenty years it’s taken me to sit down and watch […]

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