Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

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  • Man on Wire

  • Dracula Has Risen from the Grave

  • Dracula A.D. 1972

  • Taste the Blood of Dracula

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  • Farewell

    Farewell

    This is what I watched instead of the Oscars, in case you're interested.

  • Body and Soul

    Body and Soul

    With Body and Soul, we get to witness how forces of innocence and evil combine to produce hypocrisy, abuse, treachery and heartbreak. We're in 1925 and a fairly obscure work by Oscar Micheaux, the first African-American feature film director of note and the most prolific creator of "race movies," films created for and about the American Negro community of that era. As fascinating and important as that sub-genre is, the main reason this film made into the Criterion Collection was…

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    I'm happy to give this film my highest rating, simply on the power of the experience it provided for me and the group I saw it with earlier this evening. I was accompanied by two of my sons, a daughter-in-law, a niece and her husband, all young adults . We all went into the film eager to see what Christopher Nolan had in store, and of the six of us, I was probably the most informed about what to expect.…

  • The Phantom Carriage

    The Phantom Carriage

    ★★★★½

    Watched it with my family as we played games on New Year's Eve. A perfect film for such an occasion, not just because of its setting on that date, but because of it's "Christmas Carol"-esque message about doing better with the opportunities life gives us. "Lord, let my soul come to maturity before it is reaped."