It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World [50 Films Older Than Me #8]

Just lately, it was my birthday! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of the fifty years before I was born, and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #8. 

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Metropolis [50 Films Older Than Me #7]

Just lately, it was my birthday! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of the fifty years before I was born, and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #7. 

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly [50 Films Older Than Me #6]

Just lately, it was my birthday! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of the fifty years before I was born, and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #6. 

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Safety Last! [50 Films Older Than Me #4]

Just lately, it was my birthday! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of the fifty years before I was born, and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #4. 

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Spartacus [50 Films Older Than Me #3]

Just lately, it was my birthday! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of the fifty years before I was born, and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #3. 

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Love Finds Andy Hardy [50 Films Older Than Me #2]

Just lately, it was my birthday! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of the fifty years before I was born, and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #2. 

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Ball of Fire [50 Films Older Than Me #1]

Just lately, it was my birthday! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of the fifty years before I was born, and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #1. 

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50 Films that are Older Than Me for my 52nd Year

Last year, when I turned 50, I set myself a goal to watch 50 movies I’d never seen before, each from a different year of my life. Recently, with Alan Parker’s The Commitments under my belt, I’ve finished that goal. No time to lose, either, as my birthday is coming up (or just past, depending on when I get this written). So for this next year, my 52nd breathing this earth’s air directly into my nostrils, I am setting a new goal: to watch 50 movies that came out before I was born, one from each calendar year.

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The Commitments [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #50]

Mid-last year, I turned 50 years old!  And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #50. 

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