Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

I have always had the goal of seeing all the movies nominated for Best Picture. I never succeeded when The Academy was nominating 5 movies. I think, one year, I saw 4 of the 5 and that’s the best I ever did. Now that they’re nominating up to 10, I’ll never see them all in […]

I love going to the movies. Motion pictures on the big screen. That’s how movies are intended to be seen. It’s so immersive. The sound is awesome and your entire attention is captured by the movie. It transports you to another place and time. At least, that’s the theory. Sadly, it doesn’t often work out […]

I have this thing for science fiction movies from the 1950’s through part of the 1960’s. Most of them are in black & white and most of them are quite horrible, but I like ‘em just the same. The movie industry was very different then. Independent producers could make a film for $10,000, have it […]

I’m right on the verge of accomplishing something I’m proud of. I’m just about finished going through the movies listed in Roget Ebert’s “The Great Movies.” This is the second list of great movies I’ve gone through. In 1998, the American Film Institute ( published its list of the 100 greatest American films of all […]