the fall film challenge: picky recommends-the first installment

July 8, 2016

one. about adolescence.
dead poets society. dangerous minds. stand by me. pump up the volume. life as a house. the way way back. the fault in our stars. she's all that. the breakfast club. saint ralph. ferris bueller's day off. ten things i hate about you. the karate kid. sixteen candles. the duff. chasing mavericks. some kind of wonderful. fast times at ridgemont high. back to the future. can't buy me love. dazed and confused.

two. about a character's rebirth or rite of passage.
good will hunting. shawshank redemption. burnt. stand by me. cinderella man. seabiscuit. a beautiful mind. playing by heart. life as a house. the way way back. the count of monte cristo. people like us. the last samurai. salmon fishing in the yemen. the judge. you're not you. mr. magorium's wonder emporium. trainwreck. a good year. the painted veil. life or something like it. no reservations. love happens. one day. the devil wears prada. pieces of april. the mirror has two faces. parenthood. invincible. we bought a zoo. the blind side. rudy. chocolat. crazy stupid love. this is where i leave you. about a boy. catch and release. the taming of the shrew. big eyes.

three. about a comic book character.
the avengers. x-men: days of future past. the dark knight. x-men: first class. men in black three. superman returns. batman. thor: the dark world. captain america: the first avenger. x2: x-men united. ironman. x-men. men in black. thor. captain america: winter soldier. v for vendetta. batman begins. men in black two. the punisher.

four. shot or set in washington, d.c.
a few good men. the silence of the lambs. the emperor's club. the pelican brief. the bourne legacy. thank you for smoking. argo. x-men: days of future past. breach. x-men: first class. captain america: winter soldier. x2: x-men united. in the line of fire. x-men. the american president. the rock. born yesterday. st. elmo's fire. clear and present danger. patriot games. chances are.

five. set in an academic environment.
dead poets society. with honors. stand and deliver. dangerous minds. pump up the volume. lean on me. the program. good will hunting. saint ralph. a beautiful mind. real genius. the mirror has two faces. she's all that. about a boy. ten things i hate about you. the blind side. parenthood. the mighty. school ties. the breakfast club. rudy. ferris bueller's day off. sixteen candles. can't buy me love. some kind of wonderful. back to the future. the karate kid. the duff. mean girls. chasing mavericks. fast times at ridgemont high. dazed and confused.

six. about failure.
incendies. se7en. full metal jacket. with honors. dangerous minds. a river runs through it. murder in the first. proof. closer. who's afraid of virginia woolf? burnt. sleepers. gross anatomy. on the waterfront. the emperor's club. a streetcar named desire. elizabethtown. the way we were. everybody's fine. mystic river. american beauty. the life of david gale. black swan. 

seven. about a man vs. god or gods.
ben hur. thor: the dark world. dogma. thor. clash of the titans. o brother where art thou. bruce almighty. oh god! percy jackson and the olympians: the lightning thief. meet joe black. troy. the grapes of wrath. 

eight. about a man vs. himself.
good will hunting. seabiscuit. a beautiful mind. tombstone. burnt. walk the line. for love of the game. people like us. the last samurai. trainwreckdonnie brasco. the secret life of walter mitty. the judge. salmon fishing in the yemen. mr. magorium's wonder emporium. with honors. a good year. one day. love happens. the program.

1 comment :

  1. I love the x-men movies. Have a great weekend