Lost Weekend II: The Zero Theorem

Terry Gilliam has done it again – created a story that has a heavy message but yet manages to turn it into an enjoyable movie where the common person can grasp a seemingly complex issue. What’s the heavy message – complex issue here? One that Monty Python has grappled with – The Meaning of Life.

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Russ Proudly Announces His Top Ten Film Club Movies: An Anniversary List

Writing a Top Ten list is not as easy as it first seems. For all of us mad movie junkies who have packed together in a dark theater a couple times a week for two years now (!!!!), picking a mere ten films from all of the great cinema we have been blessed with is a daunting task indeed.

With so many great films to choose from, how does one go about whittling them down to only ten? A couple of ground rules to begin with. First, I would only include films which I watched with the group in the theater (sorry Short Term 12.) Second, I am only sticking to films that I had never seen before. If not I’d end up with an entire list of classics. Even with those two rules in place it was still no walk in the park. Some just had to be cut loose.

So here we go, with much deliberation and only a wee bit of cheating, in no particular order, my Top Ten Favorite Film Club Movies:

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Russ Proudly Announces His Top Ten Film Club Movies: An Anniversary List