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Sunday, August 16, 2009

On with the list: 29-20

29 Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2000)
28 Cold Mountain (Anthony Minghella, 2003)
27 Before Sunset ( Richard Linklater, 2004)
26 Angels in America (Mike Nichols, 2003)
25 Savages, The (Tamara Jenkins, 2007)
24 Stander (Bronwen Hughes, 2003)
23 Once (John Carney, 2006)
22 Deal, The (Stephen Frears, 2003)
21 28 Days Later... (Danny Boyle, 2002)
20 Bloody Sunday (Paul Greengrass, 2002)

There are some darn good films on today's installment of the list.

Speaking of darn good films, the better half and I saw The Hurt Locker and District 9. Both are excellent. In fact, I was thinking about a hypothetical class on South African apartheid in which we would watch Stander, Catch a Fire, and District 9. And we would listen to these songs:


Cool tunes recently heard on the Sirius classic alternative channel, among the constant replays of "Just Like Heaven":
"Working with Fire and Steel" -- China Crisis
"The Great Commandment" -- Camouflage
"Pop Goes the World" --Men Without Hats