Challenges

AROUND THE WORLD

(Started February 2010)
7 out of 30 Countries completed

Argentina – The Secret in Their Eyes (2010)
Brazil – Bus 174 (2003)
Canada – The Saddest Music in the World (2003)
Italy – Nights of Cabiria (1957)
Japan – Departures (2009)
South Korea – The Host (2006)
United Kingdom – A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

THE FIVE SENSES

(Started November 29, 2007)

Taste – Babette’s Feast (1987)
Sight – Wait Until Dark (1967)
Hearing – Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Smell – Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Touch –

PROJECT 25

One movie per year from 1980-2004.
Criteria: (1) Must be movies I have not yet seen. (2) 1 movie per director.

Started: September 28, 2005
Finished: December 27, 2010

1980 – My Bodyguard (dir. Tony Bill)
1981 – Blow Out (dir. Brian De Palma)
1982 – Fanny and Alexander (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
1983 – The Big Chill (dir. Lawrence Kasdan)
1984 – This is Spinal Tap (dir. Rob Reiner)
1985 – Out of Africa (dir. Sydney Pollack)
1986 – Manhunter (dir. Michael Mann)
1987 – Moonstruck (dir. Norman Jewison)
1988 – Akira (dir. Katsuhiro Ôtomo)
1989 – Crimes and Misdemeanors (dir. Woody Allen)
1990 – The Grifters (dir. Stephen Frears)
1991 – Boyz N The Hood (dir. John Singleton)
1992 – Unforgiven (dir. Clint Eastwood)
1993 – Blue (dir. Krzysztof Kieslowski)
1994 – Heavenly Creatures (dir. Peter Jackson)
1995 – 12 Monkeys (dir. Terry Gilliam)
1996 – Sleepers (dir. Barry Levinson)
1997 – In The Company of Men (dir. Neil LaBute)
1998 – Croupier (dir. Mike Hodges)
1999 – The Straight Story (dir. David Lynch)
2000 – Wonder Boys (dir. Curtis Hanson)
2001 – The Pledge (dir. Sean Penn)
2002 – Lovely & Amazing (dir. Nicole Holofcener)
2003 – The Saddest Music in the World (dir. Guy Maddin)
2004 – Undertow (dir. David Gordon Green)

1 thought on “Challenges”

  1. I’m glad you didn’t cheap out on the senses and do three of them with The Hellen Keller story!

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