PopGap #31: Potluck Film Festival, Month Eight

For August's chapter of the Potluck Film Fest, my movies have been contributed by two fellow Flickcharters with extremely different tastes.

Nathan Chase (www.flickchart.com/Charts.aspx?user=zampa ) is not only a member of Flickchart, he's also its co-founder and designer, and, tangentially, he's partially responsible for my continuing PopGap project by fostering a positive community of movie enthusiasts whose ongoing input has been invaluable to me discovering and watching new movies over the past two-and-a-half years. Nathan and I, however, don't see eye-to-eye on movies with any consistency. Of his Top 20 movies, I love almost half, but am ambivalent at best to the others. We share enthusiasm for some of the big genre spectacles of the 1980s (the Star Wars trilogy,…

  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Early Summer
  • A Heart in Winter
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Pontypool
  • The Big Clock
  • Timecrimes
  • Footlight Parade
  • Whale Rider
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
  • The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
  • Flight