When you see a movie, there are actually two movies being experienced. The one the filmmakers made and the one you experience behind your eyeballs. Film is such an diverse and subjective form that no two people experience a movie the same way. What you might think is bold and innovative could seem arty and obscure to your friend. And what you consider a meaningless collection of random images cut together without form or reason, your friend could consider Michael Bay’s best film yet.
Let me blow your mind further, somewhere in the world is someone who’s favorite film is “Manos: The Hands of Fate”.
Over the next few weeks, I’ll be filling out this list and providing links to my blog explaining my choices and why they occupy so much of my head space.
There will be justifications but no apologies. No one should ever apologize for love.
(Unless you happen to be married to someone who likes to kidnap young girls and keep them chained in a shed in the backyard. In that case, you’ve got plenty to apologize for, buster!)
My post on “The Red Balloon” and “Casino”. http://wp.me/p118Tv-F