Yikes. I did not watch hardly any TV this week. This is highly unusual for me. I should explain that I had a very busy week and Shocktober viewings took precedence over television. As a result, I watched three things. Read my thoughts below and prepare yourselves for a much longer entry next weekend seeing as I will have plenty of catching up to do this week. Continue reading
- The Shawshank Redemption, 1994 - ★★★★★ January 26, 2021My favorite of every King adaptation I've seen. It's just so beautiful and perfect. Darabont enhances King's novella and does such an amazing job of infusing a certain warmth into the story despite the frigid coldness of the prison walls. Such a beautiful, beautiful movie.
- Pet Sematary, 2019 - ★½ January 21, 2021Watched on Wednesday January 20, 2021.
- Le Samouraï, 1967 - ★★★★ January 19, 2021Very cool and very stylish in its suspense and procedure. I can see how influential this was on Tarantino, in particular.
- Yojimbo, 1961 - ★★★★ January 18, 2021Watched on Monday January 18, 2021.
- Dazed and Confused, 1993 - ★★★★½ January 18, 2021Watched on Monday January 18, 2021.
- Sometimes They Come Back, 1991 - ★★★ January 15, 2021Rewatched this while working from home solely because I've been working on a Top 19 Stephen King Movie/TV Works list for an eventual Tower Junkies episode.It's currently at my number 19 spot on my list. I really don't know if it's because there's such a glut of sub-par/objectively terrible King adaptations out there or if Sometimes T […]
- The Shawshank Redemption, 1994 - ★★★★★ January 26, 2021