I like movies.
I didn't know what to expect from this one. I only knew the name but this was one of those films I've never heard anyone talk about. I wouldn't say it's obscure, but it definitely feels like a forgotten film. I was curious to watch it based on Bret Easton Ellis's conversation with Judd Nelson on his podcast (he had very good things to say about it) and because I remember reading that Quentin Tarantino also loved the film when…
In my continuing Woody Allen run, I finally rewatched Sleeper. I'd seen this one about 10 years ago, when I was still pretty ignorant about his biography and had a cursory knowledge of his films. I've written before of seeing bits of Manhattan, Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex, MidSummer Night's Sex Comedy and Annie Hall back when A&E was still a high brow network; younger readers may be doing a double take right now, but it's true, there…
Cremaster 5 1997
The entire Cremaster Cycle was playing at my local museum so decided to check these films out while I had a chance. Turns out that most of these films are available on YouTube but I like watching films with an audience when I get the chance. Plus I'd been wanting so see them for over a decade. The films are notorious for being unavailable on home media and the only way to see them (besides YouTube - and who knows…
One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film 2014
It's hard to remember that one film that pushed me from being a casual fan to one that started to seek a little deeper. Movies were always there, but I seem to remember being drawn to action and sci fi movies as a kid. I liked The Terminator, Die Hard, First Blood, 48 Hours and most any film that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger.
I do remember the films that had an impact on me. Ridley Scott's films did that. From Blade…