My Last Three Movies: Oliver and Company, Man of the Year, The Giver

Oliver and Company (1988) Ryan and I are making our way through the library of Disney animated film, and we've made our way up to this re-imagining of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. The action is transplanted from Victorian London to modern-day New York, and Oliver is an orphaned orange cat that no one wanted. … Continue reading My Last Three Movies: Oliver and Company, Man of the Year, The Giver

My Last Three Movies: Before Sunrise, Ragtime, Snowpiercer

Before Sunrise (1995) This is one of the earliest works for Richard Linklater, the writer-director responsible for my favorite film last year, Boyhood. It was a little cult film, though critics love it and it's still really fondly remembered by film-loves everywhere. I can see why -- this is a quintessential Linklater film: the narrative … Continue reading My Last Three Movies: Before Sunrise, Ragtime, Snowpiercer