Had I seen it before: No. Year: 1969 Director: George Roy HillWriter: William GoldmanWhere you can stream it now: Starz What IMDb says: Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution – escape to Bolivia. Why … Continue reading 30 Movies in 30 Days: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Had I seen it before: No. I know, it’s embarrassing but that’s part of the point of this project. Year: 1976 Director: Martin Scorsese Writer: Paul Schrader Where you can stream it now: Netflix or The Criterion Channel. What IMDb says: A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action … Continue reading 30 Movies in 30 Days: Taxi Driver
This is a big one, ya’all. Until yesterday, I had not seen a single Studio Ghibli film. There was never a deliberate desire to avoid them. I’ve spent the past several years telling people I’ve never seen one and quickly following it up with “Yeah, I need to do that.”
I’m not 100% sure why, but I’ve always gotten the impression that Spirited Away was THE quintessential Miyazaki film. Maybe it’s because it’s the only one that won an Oscar; Maybe I’ve just heard the name more than any other; Maybe it’s because No-Face merch is so ubiquitous. So when the lovely people of Fathom Events decided to bring it back to theaters, I decided to go. After all, if I had taken this long to watch it, might as well make sure I do it right.
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Me after seeing Black Panther: Dude, this Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan combo is a force to be reckoned with. I still need to check out Creed. A friend: Creed’s good, but you should probably watch the original Rocky if you haven’t already. Me: I cannot deny the logic of this. Also, I still haven’t done a second “Movie I Should’ve Seen By Now” post in months even though I claimed … Continue reading Movies I Should’ve Seen By Now: Rocky