Our Movie Challenge

Partially inspired by one of our favorite bloggers, Netflix Russian Roulette and his movie challenge, we have one we’re gonna try ourselves. The July 6th issue of Entertainment Weekly featured the article “The 50 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen”, and we were intrigued and excited by their picks, and hadn’t seen the majority of them. So, we decided to make them 50 movies we have seen. We went over the list together and briefly talked about each one in our previous podcasts, here and here. If you don’t wanna hear us blab, here’s the list, in its entirety. As we watch each film, we’ll write a review and link them here. We’ll also have a new link at the top of our homepage with the list of films and links to their reviews. We’re fairly certain this’ll take quite a long time, but it’s all about the journey, right?

~Annie & Nikki

24 Hour Party People
Backbeat
Bamboozled
Box of Moonlight
Broken English
Bubba Ho-Tep
The Century of Self
Chuck & Buck
Daytrippers
Devil’s Playground
DIG!
Enter the Void
Eve’s Bayou
Fish Tank
Fly Away Home
George Washington
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
Hachi: A Dog’s Tale
Idiocracy
The Iron Giant
I’ve Loved You So Long
Layer Cake
Lilya 4-Ever
Love & Basketball
The Magdalene Sisters
Marwencol
Memories of Murder
Moon
Murderball
My Summer of Love
Next Stop Wonderland
Perfect Blue
Prime
Primer
Rare Exports
The Ref
Rescue Dawn
The Rules of Attraction
Safe Men
Smiley Face
Surfwise
Together
Two Family House
Walking and Talking
Wendy and Lucy
Wristcutters: A Love Story
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6 thoughts on “Our Movie Challenge

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  2. The Iron Giant, Moon, Rescue Dawn and Layer Cake are some of my favorite movies of all time. I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on this list. Also, Primer and Bubba Hotep are mindfucks of the first degree in completely opposing ways. I dare you to come out of Primer without wanting to punch Einstein in the face. The level at which it bemuses and infuriates is so catastrophic, after watching it, Doc Brown’s head would explode Scanners-style. I look forward to each and every one of these.

    ~ Andrew

  3. Did you ever see 3:10 to Yuma, the newer version with Russell Crowe and Christian Bale? Interesting story, great dialogue and acting. It’s a western and a bit ridiculous at times, but with complex characters and a story you have to pay close attention to; it all made sense to me when the credits rolled and I realized the screenplay was by Elmore Leonard.

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