AFI #18 – The General

The General 1926 Directed by Clyde Bruckman & Buster Keaton Netflix says... Rejected by the Confederate Army, Johnnie Gray sets out to single-handedly win the war with his cherished locomotive in this classic silent film. When Northern spies steal his train, the intrepid Johnnie takes on the entire Union army to get it back. Aww … Continue reading AFI #18 – The General

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After Seeing Wonder Woman

A week ago, I saw Wonder Woman in IMAX 3D. It was wonderful. Five days ago, on a whim, I decided to see it again. This time, I went to a cheaper matinee with a standard 2D viewing. It was still wonderful. Two days ago, I saw it again with a group of friends. It … Continue reading After Seeing Wonder Woman

AFI #23 – The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath 1940 Directed by John Ford Netflix says... Tom Joad, a Depression-era everyman, leads his poor family on a harrowing journey from Oklahoma's Dust Bowl to the promised land of California in this adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic novel. I remember watching this in high school. It was during my 11th grade … Continue reading AFI #23 – The Grapes of Wrath

AFI #32 – The Godfather, Part II

The Godfather, Part II 1974 Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Netflix says... The Corleone family roots are explored, tracing Don Vito's journey from Sicily to a life of organized crime in New York. In a parallel story, his grown son Michael extends operations to Cuba and contends with more betrayal and murder. Y'all. This movie … Continue reading AFI #32 – The Godfather, Part II

My 10 Favorite Movies of 2016

I've mentioned Flickchart on here before, right? Well, the quick sales pitch is that it's a way to rank your favorite movies. The site gives you two movies and you pick the one you like better. From that, you can eventually develop a pretty good ranking of all the movies you've seen. I've seen a … Continue reading My 10 Favorite Movies of 2016

AFI #82 – Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans 1927 Directed by F. W. Murnau Netflix says... Director F. W. Murnau's emotional odyssey stars George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor as a country couple whose marriage is threatened when O'Brien falls prey to cosmopolitan temptress Margaret Livingston's feminine wiles. Imbued with an intoxicating ambiance in style and substance, the … Continue reading AFI #82 – Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans