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My Movies-to-Watch List for 2016

The Movies-to-Watch lists for 2014 and 2015 were a success, so let’s keep it up! Here’s the list for 2016: The Great Dictator (1940) On the Waterfront (1954) The Sweet Smell of Success (1957) Breathless (1960) Bedazzled (1967) 1776 (1972) … Continue reading

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The Movies-to-Watch List: Blue Velvet (1986)

After watching Twin Peaks and Fire Walk With Me I was eager to check out Blue Velvet, the film considered to be Lynch’s masterpiece. It is…holy cow. It is something else. First, when looking for an image for the movie … Continue reading

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The Movies-to-Watch List: Jaws (1975)

Nope, I had never seen Jaws. I don’t know why. It’s rated PG, it was by Steven Spielberg, it was a huge phenomenon, but I never saw it. Part of it is that I was 7 when it came out, … Continue reading

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Spoilers for Alien (1979), If You Can Call Them That

I was recently re-watching Alien, and something is bugging me. I know, I know, benefit of hindsight and all that, but how did the crew of the Nostromo (and the audience) not know that Ash was an android? In nearly … Continue reading

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First Blade Runner and Now This?

Can you believe the audacity of this guy? Someone needs to put a cork in Scott. This is getting ridiculous.

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The Movies-to-Watch List: Five Deadly Venoms (1978)

The only kung fu movies I’ve ever seen are Jackie Chan ones, which I enjoyed. I’d always wanted to see some more, so when people suggested Five Deadly Venoms for the Movies To Watch list, I was all for it. … Continue reading

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E.T.: The Extinguished Triumph

A while back on Twitter the subject came up of movies that were huge when they came out, but were now barely thought about. The example being discussed was James Cameron’s Avatar, but I feel like there’s an even bigger … Continue reading

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The Movies-to-Watch List: Barton Fink (1991)

I like a lot of Coen Brothers movies, and I try to take notice of when there’s a new one, but I don’t know that I’d call myself a huge fan. There are ones I like a bunch (Fargo, Raising … Continue reading

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