73. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. As we all know, from the time I watched The Wild Bunch, I do not like westerns. I have a hard time staying awake during them. Seriously, the easiest way to get me to fall asleep is to put on a western.... Continue Reading →

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74. The Silence of the Lambs

A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims. I always find it enjoyable to rewatch a film that I have seen a billion and one times through an analytical lens. The Silence of the Lambs is... Continue Reading →

Movie Musical Mondays: Into the Woods

When it was announced that Disney would be producing the screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods, fans of the stage musical were nervous as hell. They were excited. Well, excited and scared. You see, Into the Woods is a musical that is easily made for the screen. That was not the... Continue Reading →

Lady Bird (2017)

Lady Bird is a film written and directed by Greta Gerwig about a seventeen year old girl coming of age in the year 2002 in the city of Sacramento, California. Gerwig is definitely a force to be reckoned with. This films strongest aspect is its writing and how real everything feels. Gerwig perfectly depicted being... Continue Reading →

75. In the Heat of the Night

An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town. This film is relevant today. What’s sad is that it shouldn’t be. Yet, here we are. A little background on the film: We open up with a murder. The most important man in the small southern town of... Continue Reading →

76. Forrest Gump

If I had to pick out five films in all of film history that have had the most cultural impact, Forrest Gump would be one of the top two. Whether you like the film or not, it’s hard to deny the cultural impact that the film has had. For instance, the film came out twenty-three... Continue Reading →

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