Ceremony Year (1971)

Movies Came Out In (1970) Winner: Patton – Just watched recently, nice portrayal of his life (controversial American General George Patton), but honestly it was pretty long and not very exciting at times. Airport – I had never seen this movie, which I would have thought at least one time while channel surfing as a kid […]

Ceremony Year (1987)

Movies Came Out In (1986) Winner: Platoon – Powerful film as it shows the Vietnam war from a young soldier’s view point and all the horrors and atrocities that occur.  Seen many times.  Really loved it, despite some disturbing moments. Children of a Lesser God – Never saw this film and never really knew what it […]

Ceremony Year (1976)

Movies Came Out In (1975) Winner: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – A masterpiece about a rebel that self checks into an insane asylum and tries to instill life/living into the patients.  One of my favorites, and I love the book too. Barry Lyndon – Ok, a Stanley Kubrick film that wasn’t completely weird/bizarre.  The […]

Ceremony Year (1979)

Movies Came Out In (1978) Winner: The Deer Hunter – Saw as an adult, super disturbing movie on many levels.  Not one of my favorites if I’m being honest. The plot revolves around the lives of several men (Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken being 2 of the main actors) who’s Vietnam service change them […]

Ceremony Year (1981)

Movies Came Out In (1980) Winner: Ordinary People – So surprised this won.  It was like a Lifetime movie, except long before Lifetime existed.  Good story about an older son accidentally dying and a younger son surviving all while burdening a tremendous amount of guilt and the relationship between the parents & son really suffers, […]