Category: Cinematic Century

1982 – The King of Comedy

  It can sometimes be frustrating working my way through this project, because there are certain directors who just keep getting the sort end of the stick. It felt like I spend a huge portion of this list alternating between Hitchcock and Wilder movies, while potentially meaning that […]

1979 – Being There

  I’m breaking the trend today, folks! I’ve spent the last few weeks sharing some of the most popular and enduring films of all time with you, massive films that spawned franchises, earning themselves unfathomable amounts of money, and as a result digital ink over the years, making […]

1978 – Superman

The era of the blockbuster has begun. When I first started this project I tried to lay out the idea that the films I’d be highlighting were just the film from each year that I personally liked the most, not necessarily what the “best” film of the year […]

1977 – Star Wars

  Okay, I know that this is a pretty obvious choice. I mentioned a few weeks back when I tackled Jaws that I occasionally feel an odd amount of pressure to highlight some weirder, less talked about films during this Cinematic Century project. But, the idea is to discuss my […]

1976 – Network

  Another week, another incredible lineup of movies from the 1970’s. But, unlike most of the other years I’ve been talking about lately, 1976 had a clear front-runner for me that never really stood up to much competition. I love Network, and I’ve loved Network from the first time I saw it […]