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.Continue reading The Good, the Bad and the Ugly [50 Films Older Than Me #6]
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 #48.
Spoilers ahead.Continue reading Two Mules for Sister Sara [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #48]
Over a few posts, I’m going to choose a different creator or creative team–novelist, composer, scriptwriter, comic book artist, etc–who has influenced or inspired me, and in most cases brought me a lot of enjoyment.
This idea came to when when I saw a similar list recently, on another blog, identifying 25 creators who had inspired or influenced the writer. It made me think about who would be on my list. But I felt like I had more than 25 that I wanted to talk about, and so I came upon this idea.
Continuing with this series of 47 moments in film that I love (Why 47?), today, for #21, we hit the most violent movie on this list up until this point:
In theory, I’m really into opening titles – the blend of music, movement and graphic design that tell you what the film you are watching is called and who all the cool people are who were involved in making it. In practice, I often don’t remember them. But when I was asked to do this blog-post, I found there were a handful that I could recall in a certain amount of detail, and with a certain level of fondness. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #40 – Great Opening Titles