Tag Archives: AFI

Movie Review: Caberet

Cabaret is one of my favorite musicals, but I’ve only seen it performed on the stage. For some reason, the movie never appealed to me, even though it has been recommended to me on countless occasions considering I love the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Network

When I saw the title of the next movie on the top 100 list I have to admit I had never heard of it. Couldn’t name any of the actors in it. Seriously, I was completely clueless. I looked it … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Raiders of the Lost Ark

The last movie that I watched from my list was Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. While I marveled over the brilliant acting and writing, I felt somewhat scarred afterwards. It’s a difficult movie to watch. When I checked to see … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

As I mentioned last week, the next movie on the list was one I wasn’t looking forward to. Now, I love Elizabeth Taylor and I think she’s an amazing actress. My favorite movie of hers is Cat on a Hot … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Unforgiven

Happy Halloween! I know today’s movie review should be a scary movie, but I’m rubbish when it comes to planning. You would think I would be better with dates since I was a history major, but I’m not. Today’s movie, … Continue reading

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Tootsie

The last two movies on the AFI list were intense films: Saving Private Ryan and A Clockwork Orange. When I saw Tootsie was up next I was relieved to have a comedy. I watched it on a Saturday night after … Continue reading

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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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Saving Private Ryan

I remember the first time I saw Saving Private Ryan. In 1998, when the movie was released, I still lived in Colorado. World War II was my specialty in grad school, yet I was hesitant to see the film. I … Continue reading

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The Shawshank Redemption

Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free. The above is the tagline for the film The Shawshank Redemption. I saw this movie when it came out in 1994 and to be honest, it didn’t have a huge impact on me. … Continue reading

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

When the idea for my 50 year project began to germinate I looked over the American Film Institute’s top 100 movies list. I saw the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid on it. That weekend the movie was on the … Continue reading

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