When I first pitched this piece last spring, I was desperately attempting to stay the covid doldrums by binge watching movies from my childhood. It was lockdown and I couldn’t go to work, couldn’t visit family and friends, and only left the house once a week for a hasty, sanitizer-drenched trips to the grocery store. Nostalgia (and steamy romance novels) was pretty much the only thing keeping me functioning. Then the lockdown was lifted and a lot of us went back to work, and forgot all about this pitch. What was the point? We’d be done with this virus thing by fall, surely, winter at the latest.
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A list of the 41 movies I watched in 2019.
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Release Date: November 3, 1977
Director: Don Chaffey
Writer: Malcolm Marmorstein, Seton I. Miller, S.S. Field
Starring: Helen Reddy, Jim Dale, Mickey Rooney, Red Buttons, Shelley Winters, Sean Marshall, Jane Kean, Jim Backus, Charles Tyner, Gary Morgan, Jeff Conaway, Cal Bartlett, Charlie Callas
Continue reading “Review: “Pete’s Dragon” (1977)”
Release Date: March 22, 2019
Director: Jordan Peele
Writer: Jordan Peele
Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex
Continue reading “Review: “Us” (2019)”
Release Date: February 16, 2017
Writer: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole
Director: Ryan Coogler
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Wyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis, Florence Kasumba
Genre: Comics, Science Fiction, Superheroes
Continue reading “Review: “Black Panther””
A list of all 62 movies I watched in 2018. Recommended watches are denoted with an asterisk “*”.
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Release Date: August 19, 2011
Director: Craig Gillespie
Writer: Marti Noxon
Starring: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Toni Collette, David Tennant, Imogen Poots, Christopher Mintz-Plasse.
Continue reading “Review: “Fright Night” (2011)”
Release Date: October 3, 2014
Director: Alexandre Aja
Writer: Keith Bunin
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Max Minghella, Joe Anderson, Juno Temple, Kelli Garner, James Remar, Kathleen Quinlan, Heather Graham, David Morse
Continue reading “Review: “Horns” (2014)”
Release Date: July 6, 2018
Writer: Boots Riley
Director: Boots Riley
Stars: Lakieth Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Kate Berlant, Michael X. Sommers, Danny Glover, Steven Yeun, Armie Hammer
Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Satire
Continue reading “Review: “Sorry to Bother You””