June 10 we will be screening Raiders of the Lost Ark.
May the Fourth is fast approaching, which is the high holy holiday of the Star Wars generation. In my town, the local cool theater is going to be showing A New Hope on Thursday. Return of the Jedi is also screening in theaters here until May 4th. That leaves poor Empire Strikes Back, arguably the… Continue reading Revenge of the Sixth
This Saturday we’re screening Back to the Future.
A decision has been made. June 18th, we’ll be watching Labyrinth. After The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson was depressed. The film had not done well with critics or audiences. He wanted next film to be more commercially accessible, and at some point decided he wanted more relatable central characters. How he thought that David Bowie… Continue reading Labyrinth
We’re planning a movie night, but we haven’t picked a movie yet. We’re considering Last Night in Soho: I am a big fan of Edgar Wright from the the second shot of the walk to the corner store in Shaun of the Dead. He is probably the greatest living director, and you should watch his… Continue reading June 18
Our next movie night is Saturday, and we’ll be watching ParaNorman.
Update: In spite of this being one of my favorite movies, we might have to delay or cancel this one altogether. We have a kid recovering from some significant (non-emergency) surgery, and I think it’s going to take a little longer to recover than I thought. This is one of my favorite Kurosawa movies. So… Continue reading Sanjuro – Delayed, possibly canceled
Star Wars this weekend, Sanjuro next weekend!
Star Wars delayed to May 29.
Because we all need to come to terms with our self-image, this Saturday 10 April, we will be screening Shark Tale. This was Dreamworks answer to Finding Nemo. Instead of a heartfelt story about an adult coming to terms with sadness, death and loss, we have the story of a self-obsessed teenager. Still, I have… Continue reading Shark Tale