286. Kiss Me Goodbye

Movie: Kiss Me Goodbye Release Date: December 22, 1982 Director: Robert Mulligan Starring: Sally Field, James Caan, Jeff Bridges, Paul Dooley, Claire Trevor. Tag Lines: “A Hauntingly Romantic Comedy.” Awards: Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, Sally Field (nomination). Relevance: A romantic comedy starring Sally Field? Does it…

287. The Sixth Sense

Movie: The Sixth Sense Release Date: August 6, 1999 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Bruce Willis, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Haley Joel Osment. Tag Lines: “I see dead people” “1…Sight 2…Sound 3…Smell 4…Taste 5..Touch 6…The Sixth Sense.” “Not every gift is a blessing.” “Discover the secret of ‘The Sixth Sense’!” “There are ghosts walking among…

288. Unforgiven

Movie: Unforgiven Release Date: August 7, 1992 Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris. Tag Lines: “It’s a hell of a thing, killing a man.” Relevance: As previously mentioned, I am not a huge fan of Clint Eastwood (see 340. Million Dollar Baby). I am also not a real fan…

289. Silver Linings Playbook

Movie: Silver Linings Playbook Release Date: November 16, 2012 Director: David O’Russell Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Anupam Kher, Chris Tucker. Tag Lines: “Watch for the Signs.” Relevance: I first saw ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ by myself in theaters during the 2012 holiday season. After seeing the trailer, I knew that…

290. Yentl

Movie: Yentl Release Date: January 6, 1984 Director: Barbra Streisand Starring: Barbra Streisand, Mandy Patinkin, Amy Irving. Tag Lines: “In a time when the world of study belonged only to men, there lived a girl who dared to ask why?” “Nothing’s Impossible.” Relevance: I knew who Barbra Streisand was at a very early age thanks…

291. Swingers

Movie: Swingers Release Date: October 18, 1996 Director: Doug Liman Starring: Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Ron Livingston, Patrick Van Horn, Alex D├ęsert, Heather Graham. Tag Lines: “Cocktails first. Questions later.” “Get a nightlife.” “There ain’t nothing wrong with letting a girl know that you’re money, and that you want to party.” “This movie plays reality.”…

292. Requiem for a Dream

Movie: Requiem for a Dream Release Date: October 6, 2000 Director: Darren Aronofsky Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans. Tag Lines: “From the director of [Pi].” Relevance: I was intrigued when I saw the trailer for ‘Requiem for a Dream’ but I didn’t see the movie until it was released for rental…

293. Ed Wood

Movie: Ed Wood Release Date: September 30, 1994 Director: Tim Burton Starring: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, Bill Murray. Tag Lines: “Movies were his passion. Women were his inspiration. Angora sweaters were his weakness.” “When it came to making bad movies, Ed Wood was the best.” Relevance: Hello again,…

294. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Movie: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Release Date: November 26, 2008 Director: Mark Herman Starring: Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend, David Hayman. Tag Lines: “A timeless story of innocence lost and humanity found.” “Fences divide, but hope unites.” “A story of innocence in a world of ignorance.” “Lines may…

295. Being John Malkovich

Movie: Being John Malkovich Release Date: October 29, 1999 Director: Spike Jonze Starring: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, Charlie Sheen, John Malkovich. Tag Lines: “Ever wanted to be someone else? Now you can.” “Ever Wanted To Be Someone Else?” “Be All That Someone Else Can Be.” Relevance: Once every…