5 films for december

November 20, 2008

the triumphant return to the 4 films a month schedule which will go off without a hitch this month because i won’t be in classes.  and we’re doing classic war films!  good times.

week of december 1:

stalag 17 by billy wilder

billy wilder war film?  i’m excited.

week of december 8:

the bridge on the river kwai by david lean


i’ve seen bits and pieces of this film over the years, but have never sat through the whole thing.  now’s the time.

week of december 15:

platoon by oliver stone


i’ve avoided it, mostly because of the dvd cover.  but well see how it goes.

christmas bonus – week of december 22:

it’s a wonderful life by frank kapra


i wrote it in last year…..it’s happening this year.

week of december 29:

full metal jacket by stanley kubrick


one of the few kubricks i haven’t indulged.

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2 Responses to “5 films for december”

  1. Hannah Says:

    Very nice schedule!! Stalag 17…I’d like to say that this is one of William Holden’s better films, besides Sunset Blvd. of course.

    It’s A Wonderful Life – hands down, one of my top ten favorite films. And, not just because Jimmy’s in it.

  2. johnheberle Says:

    but that certainly doesn’t hurt it’s ranking…


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