The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The Bridge on the River Kwai won seven Oscars, including Best Picture, in 1958. Now we’ve come a long way since those days in terms of storytelling and filmmaking, and I always dread watching older movies because I can’t sit through slow pacing and little to no special effects. This film has been on my … More The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

run time: 134 mins rated: R considered: Biography, Drama, History starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Brad Pitt, Sarah Paulson movie summary: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. ( my thoughts: 12 Years a … More 12 Years a Slave (2013)