A Lifetime in Film 1988: Wrap-Up

Overall Impressions: As I look back on the 15 films that formed my cinematic journey through the year 1988, I tend to think back on individual scenes rather than whole cinematic experiences. It's usually the case, looking back on a year of cinema that the real power is with singular moments, no matter how good … Continue reading A Lifetime in Film 1988: Wrap-Up

A Lifetime in Film 1988 #1: Die Hard

Review: I'd like to say that the timing of this review is planned - Christmas is only a couple of days away and watching Die Hard has become one of the most enduring holiday traditions among film lovers everywhere. Of course, it's still debatable whether Die Hard truly qualifies as a big-C "Christmas" movie, since it was never … Continue reading A Lifetime in Film 1988 #1: Die Hard