Not long ago, 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 cam out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it. This is Post #5. Spoilers ahead.
Continue reading Haywire [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #5]
Recently I’ve made another trip overseas, which means more movies on a plane! Although it was not an especially long trip, and a lot of it took place overnight, so I only got two movies in this time.
(Incidentally, even though this is a blog post about movies, it’s not part of my 47 Movie Blogs series, as I chose the topic myself, rather than having it chosen for me).
Long-term readers will know that my usual philosophy when choosing what to enjoy on intercontinental travel is to find films that make me curious but are not too demanding. In other words, films I kind of want to see but that I’m not all that hopeful about and therefore am glad to see for free.
To this end, I’m waiting for the day that GI Joe: Retaliation turns up, but failing that I was happy to tune into a recent superhero film that I’d missed in the theatres…
Continue reading Movies on a Plane: More Global Destruction Than You Can Shake a Mutant At