Tag: Cinematic Century

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 […]

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 […]

1975 – Jaws

  When choosing the films I’m going to highlight during this project I can occasionally feel a bit of guilt when I choose the most obvious option. There’s a certain expectation that I should try to find something of a deep-cut, a movie that doesn’t get talked about […]

1972 – The Godfather

  For the most part, the rest of the 1970’s are going to be a pretty difficult time for making decisions for this project. It’s an incredibly stacked decade, leading to some of the toughest competitions that I’ll face throughout this entire project. Today is not one of […]