For quotidifornian, while I am lazing around on Friday night and thinking seriously about definitely writing at some point in the very near future:
Andrei Tarkovsky’s eerie post apocalyptic masterpiece makes movement out of stillness and I haven’t the slightest idea how.
2. Old Joy
Kelly Reichardt is the business. I adore her work. Wendy and Lucy broke my heart in the most careful way, with a tiny diamond sledgehammer of real human and animal concerns, and Old Joy is such a great meditation on friendship and aging.
3. Captain Blood
…which here will stand in for anything in which Errol Flynn solves political problems with swords.
Because Guillermo del Toro is the king of monster films and Chronos is a truly excellent one about an ordinary Mexican abuelo (vampire).
5. 2001: Space Odyssey
Thank you Stevie.
6. Blues Brothers
I love Chicago. I love Aretha Franklin. Pretty ok with Belushi and Aykroyd.
Pictures, though the implicit moralizing is not a narrative I love. Yes, we are indeed far from Eden. But look at all the terrible things and lovely shapes.
9. Paris is Burning
God it is such a good documentary.
Jenn, you want to talk about Emma Thompson crying? How about Emma Thompson, one woman play about a John Donne powerscholar dying of cancer and coming to terms with her life’s work and the words she’s studied for years in wrenching new ways? How about that?
11. On Deadly Ground
A Steven Segal film by Steven Segal. He cleans up a drilling operation by exploding everything, it’s incredible.
12. Spirited Away
My fave Ghibli. I think I love the inexplicable train the most.
You know what was a great movie about a child unleashed on the world? Hanna.
14. An American Werewolf in London
An American unleashed on the world? Just a really good horror film.
15. Death Takes a Holiday
It’s just such a good sweet old macabre thing.
SportsFromSeoul, since you actually claim to like movies, what’ve you got?
Hey blurds, also, could you do bird and/or word-themed good film list?
tnelms? I hear you also enjoy the post apocalypse…
Odd Taste In Movies / The Film Lover Challenge
The Film Lover Challenge a.k.a. Couch Potato Challenge. List 15 movies that you love as fast as you can! Then tag 5 humans. Non-humans are okay too.
I was tagged by the delightful and unstoppable duo that is palmtreepalmthree and …