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The Movie: Forrest Gump (1994)
One Sentence Plot Summary: A possibly undiagnosed autistic man is a benefactor of a benevolent form of capitalism while his lifelong love interest is punished for daring to experiment with drugs, protest an unjust war, and engage in a great deal of pre-marital coitus. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Forrest Gump
The Movie: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
One Sentence Plot Summary: A functioning alcoholic detective solves a murder mystery that also involves sex, real estate, and a corrupt judge who’s actually a cartoon; somehow, this is a kids movie. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Before getting into the actual list, let’s talk about why this list is happening. I like to rank all of the theatrical movies in a given year. I’ve done it the last couple years and it’s been a great way to organize my thoughts on things I’ve seen. There’s no way I’ll be seeing anywhere close to the usual movie output, so I thought why not go back and review over some of my favorite movies of all-time. That’s what I’ll be doing the next six months or so. I am distinguishing between favorite and best. Those are two distinct categories. Trying to objectively state the 100 best movies can be really tricky. Many of my favorite movies would not be considered the “best” movies, but I still enjoy them.
I want to point out that I’ll be organizing these movies and releasing about four movies a week, maybe three in some cases. This is not the official order. I will create a ranked list and release it the last week of 2020. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Back to the Future