Jamie goes over his Top Ten Films of 2016! Does his list surprise you? It shouldn’t if you know him. What’s that? You DON’T know him?
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It’s that time of year again (or rather it’s long overdue)! Where I take my favorite films of the year, and arbitrarily order them to my liking for all of you to read. I’m quite needy, right? Not only that, but they’re never as easy as one might expect them to be, and 2016 was no exception.
Once again, like the Top 15 of 2015, this list is a collection derived from both the caliber of the films and how they impacted me on a personal level.
We Need Movies video with elaboration and additional points here!
So naturally, there will be some surprises. But first– Continue reading
La La Land is a film that will forever be in my mind. But I hate musicals, and “Look at Me!” Hollywood Oscar contenders… Continue reading
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This week August roars like Godzilla, Jamie Thinks Twice, and John sings in High Fidelity.
August– Godzilla (1954) (Starts at 00:00)
Jamie– Don’t Think Twice (15:21)
John– High Fidelity (24:23)
Oh and BONUS: I found the list I mention dated June 7th, 2004, when I was on the verge of nineteen.
TOP TEN BUBBLEGUMS
- Chicklets (Fruit Flavor)
- Bubblicious (Watermelon)
- Orbit (BubbleGum)
- Gum Cigars (Any)
- Bazooka (Any)
- Dubble Bubble
- Big League Chew (BubbleGum)
- Freshen-Up (Spearmint)
- Bubble Tape (BubbleGum)
Where were those Easter Egg ones?
Then we also discuss the trailer for Passengers briefly. (48:08)
Naturally SPOILERS for each film ahead!
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This week’s Railroad Square Cinema viewing was a film that I had requested to be shown there (not that my lone voice had much of an impact on the owners’ decision), but a #ConTENder for the best film of the year is the 2016 comedy/drama:
Don’t Think Twice is a film about an improv group known as The Commune, who perform in New York City, and not-so-secretly wish they could be cast in the thinly-veiled allegory to Saturday Night Live called Weekend Live. Jack Mercer (played brilliantly by Keegan-Michael Key), lands the role and it causes a dynamic fissure amongst the entire team. But in reality, the film is about failure. Writer/ Director Mike Birbiglia said as much when interviewed on the Scriptnotes podcast: Continue reading