This Week in the Box: Recap of Films 11-20

charltonhestonHaving now completed 2/5 of the task of watching all 50 films in this box set project, it’s time for another recap. You can find the retrospective on the first ten films here.

We’ll start off the same way, which is listing all 10 films from this batch in the order in which I prefer them, best to worst. Continue reading

This Week in the Box: Bullitt

bullittNote: This Week in the Box is a year-long series where Sam works through the entire Warner Brothers 50 Film Collection box set. To find reviews of the other films in the series and see the complete list, click here.

Because of blah blah life stuff whatever, it’s been a couple weeks since I saw this movie and I’m only just now writing about it. At that remove, here is the complete list of what I remember about it:

  1. Steve McQueen’s name is Bullitt.
  2. He’s a cop, and a good cop working for good.
  3. There’s a car chase that’s very exciting but kind of unpleasant to watch, because those muscle cars don’t seem built to land comfortably after catching air going over those San Francisco hills. Continue reading