Interstellar 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

Thanks to Cassie and Harley for reminding me about Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. The¬†screenshot to the left was the best I could come up with to suggest a film that goes well beyond the usual depictions of the space beyond human… Continue Reading

The Red Tent The 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

And they’re off to the north pole, General Nobile and crew in a blimp no less! Based on a real life adventure that ended rather badly, The Red Tent is not your every day kind of adventure/ disaster movie. Directed… Continue Reading

Dr. Strangelove 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

  Strange is the right word for this antiwar, anti nuke dark comedy directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers X three. It’s George C. Scott as General Buck Turgidson facing off with Sterling Hayden as General Jack D.… Continue Reading

Hope and Glory 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

“Alright, Sheriff, would you like to contribute a movie?” “I was thinking of Dr. Strangelove.” “Sure, a cold war film, but don’t you have any WWII movies up your sleeve? I kind of promised 3 of them for today.” “Hope… Continue Reading

Patton? 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

“Patton, that’s my kind of movie!” “Well Bart, I liked it when I saw it, but I’m not sure it passes the test of timelessness.” “Say what?” “What I mean to say is that even though George C. Scott did… Continue Reading

Kelly’s Heroes 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

Today, I’m joined by Hugo, Bart, Charley, all three WWII vets, as well as the sheriff of Elayne County. “Hugo, I’m going to let you present Kelly’s Heroes which you told me is your favorite war movie.” “Well, I always… Continue Reading