March 10, 2015

1982 Winner for Best Picture – Gandhi

Gandhi is a different kind of epic than the films like Ben-Hur and Lawrence of Arabia and The Bridge on the River Kwai that won Best […]
March 3, 2015

1981 Winner for Best Picture – Chariots of Fire

I will admit right up front that I was not looking forward to watching Chariots of Fire. I had never seen it before, but it looked […]
February 26, 2015

The Underrated Importance of a Strong Ending

Watching Kramer vs. Kramer the a couple of weeks ago got me to thinking about how important a strong ending is to a film, and how […]
February 24, 2015

1980 Winner for Best Picture – Ordinary People

Having already been a star in Hollywood for two decades because of his acting, Robert Redford made his directorial debut in 1980 with Ordinary People (and […]