Films in 2017: August

August was mostly filled with watching movies from TCM’s annual Summer Under the Stars festival, though towards the end of the month I wasn’t able to keep up with every star honored (and there’s still a few movies I still want to catch on the Watch TCM app). There were, of course, a few other…

2017 Blind Spots: Contempt

Writer Paul Javal (Michel Piccoli) is hired by American film producer┬áJeremy Prokosch (Jack Palance) to re-work a script for a screen adaptation of The Odyssey, which is to be directed by the legendary Fritz Lang. But as Paul becomes more engrossed in writing the screenplay, his wife Camille (Brigitte Bardot) begins to resent him, as…

Films in 2015: September

So in August, I watched I total of 65 films total…in September I watched 60. But a good chunk of that was re-watches, mostly due to starting an impromptu retrospective on Disney’s animated films. I watched the PBS documentary on Walt Disney and just wanted to revisit the movies I grew up on soon after…

Films in 2013: February

Most of the month was spent watching movies on TCM. I made a goal for myself to watch at least one movie every day from TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar schedule, no matter if it was new-to-me or a re-watch. And I was successful! I’ll be continuing that through March 3rd when the program comes…