Half-Remembered Movies Posts


[HRM] Solaris

[HRM] Solaris

A close friend of mine who is very into theatre and the stage unfortunately can’t stand George Clooney. I say “unfortunately” because I believe there is a lot to be studied and gained from his performance in 2002’s remake of Solaris, first...
[HRM] Dead Poets Society

[HRM] Dead Poets Society

Consistently topping the charts of my favorite movies for more than twenty-five years, Dead Poets Society is a powerful look at the pressures of society and the nature of conformity, of free-expression and individuality in the face of repression. Above all, it’s...
[HRM] Event Horizon

[HRM] Event Horizon

In my inaugural entry to the Half-Remembered Movies category I’m discussing a movie that absolutely terrified me as a teenager, Event Horizon. Not normally a fan of the Horror/Thriller genre, I remember first seeing it at a sleepover, and that none of us were...
Introducing “Half-Remembered Movies”

Introducing “Half-Remembered Movies”

Many blogs and review sites take the occasional look back at cinema of yesteryear, of those great and now-classic movies of the 1980s and 90s that have become part of the American cultural consensus. The authors rewatch older movies with new eyes, and often talk about...