Aliens Directed By: James Cameron SPOILERS! So since Disney owns Fox now that kind of makes Ripley a Princess right? I mean they even call her Sleeping Beauty in this and she does have some of the story traits including a seemingly happy ending.
M*A*S*H Directed By: Robert Altman If you had told me that M*A*S*H would be a classic film that I wouldn’t even be able to finish I would have called you nuts. I grew up watching reruns of the show and for some reason always assumed that naturally I’d love the 1970 film it was based … More DNF’ing M*A*S*H (1970)
It is very much a goal this year to expand my film watching and that means getting back into the classics I’ve never seen before. So the 1992 version of Aladdin which is on Disney+ seemed like a perfect place to start. And I honestly thought this would be a simple win. I was definitely … More Aladdin vs. Aladdin
I rewatched Jaws recently. I had been wanting to for a while but seeing as how its Shark Week I thought hey fortuitous timing! Honestly the film still holds up. It has been awhile since I’ve seen it. Though Googling tells me I have a shockingly good hold on the shark and “other things that … More My Top 3 Jaws Scenes
My Blind Spot movie kind of picked itself this month with the multiple mentions it got in Stranger Things I decided to finally sit down and watch Fast Times at Ridgemont high. It had it’s moments- mainly Sean Penn’s iconic turn as checked out drugged out Spicoli. It feels very much like a movie of … More Blind Spot July: Fast Times at Ridgemont High
The Little Mermaid My Blind Spot pick for February was an easy one as I have never seen the Little Mermaid and it became available on iTunes right around my birthday it was a little treat to myself. Luckily it was not a wasted gift!
9 to 5 Directed By: Colin Higgins Grade: B+ 9 to 5 was my Blind Spot pick for January. Mainly because I wanted to watch something funny and low-key because I’ve had that song in my head off and on since Dumplin’ in December! The film is about three overworked harassed women (Jane Fonda, Dolly … More 9 to 5: Still Sadly Relevant
The Blind Spot series is a great excuse to watch some of the movies that I have perpetually put off for well, always. The series was originally started by Ryan at The Matinee and is also run by Sofia at Returning Videotapes One thing I did learn last year was I can not stick to a … More Blind Spot Series 2019 Edition
Airplane! Directed By: Jerry Zucker, David Zucker & Jim Abrahams Grade: D Airplane! was my Blind Spot pick for July and first of all I want to say that humor is different for everyone. Plus I really did try to think of this movie (like all of them) in the context of its time period … More Please Pass the Parachute