AFI #53 – The Deer Hunter

The Dear Hunter 1978 Directed by Michael Cimino Netflix says... In this Oscar-winning epic from director Michael Cimino, a group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos--not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven (John Savage) married his pregnant girlfriend--and … Continue reading AFI #53 – The Deer Hunter

AFI #91 – Sophie’s Chioce

Sophie's Choice 1982 Directed by Alan J. Pakula Netflix says... Aspiring author Stingo (Peter MacNicol) shares a Brooklyn boarding house with winsome Polish emigre Sophie (Meryl Streep) and her mercurial lover, Nathan (Kevin Kline) - a union unsettled by Nathan's violent behavior and Sophie's disturbing recollections of her wartime experience. Stingo uncovers the truth about … Continue reading AFI #91 – Sophie’s Chioce