Buegs' 365 movies in 365 Days, 2019 - Day 238
Hello!! It’s day 238 and I’ve watched 225 movies!!
I’ve fallen a bit off pace! (I also haven’t watched a movie yet today because I’m writing this...but I’M GOING TO I SWEAR IT!!)
Summer, gigs, and a bit of movie weariness has slowed me...but I’m still well within striking distance and it’s all part of the fun!
Lady Bird - This one was an absolute joy to rewatch! Saiorse Ronan is great in this as a very believable pretentious high schooler trying to find her way as she stands on the precipice of adulthood. Her mom (Laurie Metcalf) is AMAZING in this movie. Metcalf just embodies a well meaning mother that says the worst and sometimes meanest things to her daughter that she also clearly loves. Such a fun back and forth between these actors. A beautiful movie with heart touching moments as well as a fierce directorial debut of Greta Gerwig. Please watch this if you haven’t seen it yet!
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - This is my personal favorite Indiana Jones movie. I think the plot line as well as the camaraderie between Harrison Ford and Sean Connery is delightful! I also enjoy any film where Nazi’s get beat. Call me old fashioned, but I think Nazi’s are crappy people with horrifying ideas. Knowing that only the penitent man shall pass...I bow to this movie!
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull - I...Um...The Last Crusade is my personal favorite Indiana Jones movie…
National Treasure - I love history and mysteries so wrapping them both up in a deliciously fun package is a recipe for success in my book! I also love that this movie didn’t take itself TOO seriously. But honestly now that I’m writing this... it’s also an homage to the Indiana Jones movies. The young scholar (Harrison Ford as Indy and Nicholas Cage as Benjamin Franklin Gates) and his estranged Father (Sean Connery as Henry Jones and Jon Voight as Patrick Gates) go searching for something that the Father searched for most of his life and drove a wedge in their personal lives go on an adventure to find the relic and put their stamp on history. And while they both accomplish their goals they find the true treasure is the relationships they reformed along the way. Awwwwwww. <3
50 First Dates - An absolute CLASSIC. Love this heart touching movie. This comes from a time when Sandler would have a 60/40 mix between great movie and wacky antics. That ratio has switched over the last couple decades but this film is a gem! Drew Barrymore and Sandler have a real spark and tangible love for one another on film and I think they should continue making movies together FOREVER!!
That’s all for this week!! Make sure to get some rest before schools starts and get ready to enjoy some autumn rainy day movies...it’s about to be the best time of the year!!
<3 Buegs <3