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Mad Max (1979)

“They say people don’t believe in heroes anymore. Well damn them! You and me, Max, we’re gonna give them back their heroes!” It was with great anticipation that I finally watched the original Mad Max. Like most people, I was blown away … Continue reading

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Being There (1979)

“Life is a state of mind.” In today’s political climate, begins so many articles these days. I asked myself while watching Being There, a slow 1979 film with poignant political commentary, is this a movie for today’s political climate? Will I … Continue reading

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Alien (1979)

“A survivor… unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.” In light of the new movie dropping this summer, I decided to pull the original Alien off the shelf and take a look at the movie that started not only a franchise but an … Continue reading

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Stalker (1979)

“Let everything that’s been planned come true. Let them believe. And let them have a laugh at their passions.” I feel that I’m ready to start tackling some heavier works from this 1001 List, beginning with Stalker, Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 sci-fi … Continue reading

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Life of Brian (1979)

“I say you are Lord, and I should know. I’ve followed a few.”  Well, it’s good to be back. After 6 weeks of travel, I’m more than excited to dive back into these movies. With 943 to go, there’s really … Continue reading

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