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 #45. Spoilers ahead.Continue reading Lady in the Water [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #46]
So lately I made a Youtube video, for the first time (I’ve made films before, and put them on Youtube, but I never made a video specifically to just say stuff on Youtube) in which I share my 101 Films That I Love the Most. You can see the video and read all about it here.
In addition to making this video, I thought I’d also share it in writing—for easy reference in case you or I don’t feel like listening to me talk about this over 40 minutes of real time.
Glass is really a movie that I never expected I’d be watching. It’s the sequel to a film that I really liked–Unbreakable–which came out a 19 years earlier. That movie was the story of David Dunn, played by Bruce Willis, an apparently ordinary guy who discovered his destiny as a super-strong champion akin to a comic book superhero.
I’ve long had brewing a post about the best and worst dads of not just movies, but TV and comics as well. Today, thanks to the instructions I’ve received, we’re talking about just the bad ones, and of course only the ones from movies. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #38 – Seven of Film’s Worst Fathers
Today’s topic is to do with those great moments where something is revealed, and it’s surprising but also satisfying, because you can immediately see that the story “played fair”. This plot twist hasn’t come completely out of the blue, but rather was set up in a way that you noticed, but didn’t quite put together. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #16 – Epic Foreshadowing / Reveal Moments