My Year at the Movies (2014 edition), Part 2

My Year at the Movies (2014 edition), Part 2

After my last post, several people asked where the list of movies was, so here it is. They are listed in the order I watched them, except in the case of repeats, which are listed for the first viewing only. Repeat films tend to be films I taught in class, but there were a few that were repeated for other reasons. For example, I caught One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest one night on Netflix, but then it showed up as part of the classic series at my local movie theater. I couldn’t pass up the chance to see it on the big screen. For the more visually-minded, I’ve included a highlight reel. So for what’s it’s worth, the list is below (read left to right, not up and down). Enjoy. Read more

My Year at the Movies 2014

My Year at the Movies 2014

My Year at the MoviesIt’s been a while. In fact, it’s been over a year since I posted anything new. During that time I changed jobs…twice, my wife enrolled in graduate school…in another state, and we’ve experienced several changes in our family…some good, some bad. In short, life happened. But, even though I wasn’t posting, I was still watching movies. In fact, I made it a resolution to watch a movie every day in 2014. It really didn’t seem like it would be that difficult to pull off. When I told people my plan, cinephiles were unimpressed, commenting that they pretty much did that anyway. However, casual moviegoers thought the task daunting, if not impossible, though many of them watch well over two hours of television a day. Whatever the reaction, I was committed.  Read more