Tag Archives: Best Picture

A Clockwork Orange — The Film

I have avoided watching this movie all of my life. Several years back I thought I should watch it and I asked my friend if I could borrow his copy. My friend is a film buff and loves Kubrick. He … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Lambs

I remember the first time I saw The Silence of the Lambs in the theater. I was seventeen and I was visiting my best friend in California. Four years earlier I had moved from California to Colorado. Each year I … Continue reading

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In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night, released in 1967, won five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor (Rod Steiger), Film Editing, Sound, and Writing for Adapted Screenplay. The film is based on a novel by John Ball. Sidney Poitier, Rod … Continue reading

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Forrest Gump

The 76th movie on the AFI’s top 100 movies is Forrest Gump, released in 1994. Really, has it been that long. I can still remember seeing the film in the theatre. I have seen bits and pieces of it over … Continue reading

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Sunrise

The next movie on my journey to watch all the top 100 AFI films from 100 to 1 is the 1927 silent film, Sunrise.  F. W. Murnau directed this film.  I haven’t watched too many silent films in the past.  … Continue reading

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Review of GoodFellas

The movie GoodFellas, directed by Martin Scorsese is ranked number 92 on AFI’s top one hundred films.  It is the ninth movie I have completed for my challenge.  I watched this movie two weekends ago, which means that this review … Continue reading

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The French Connection

The French Connection is the 8th movie I have watched from my AFI top 100 movies.  William Friedkin directed this film and it was released in 1971.  An interesting tidbit about this movie is that it was the first R-rated … Continue reading

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