#73 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

1969’s Butch Cassidy (Paul Newman) and the Sundance Kid (Robert Redford) is the mostly-true-but-almost-certainly-embellished story of one of the west’s most notorious pair of outlaws. Set in the early 1900s, the film opens with a display of Sundance’s superior gun skills following an argument over a game of blackjack. We then see Butch, Sundance and […]

#78 Modern Times

It is sort of odd to watch a film that was made 84 years ago that is a commentary on “Modern Times” but that’s exactly how I spent the morning. 1936’s Charlie Chaplin (mostly) silent film about an economically struggling factory worker is an interesting mix of social commentary, slapstick comedy and outright weirdness. Chaplin […]

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