I think for me it must be 1993’s The Fugitive. I’m not even sure how many times I saw it, but it must be a dozen at least.
Is this the death of streaming? Is this the end of superhero movies? Is it just a glitch in the pop-culture Matrix? In what way might the film ever get released?
And do you still kinda sorta half believe it?
Are there ways that you consume or play with music, movies, books, games, etc, that give you extra pleasure, and/or that you suspect may not have occurred to other people?
I vehemently believe that positive visions are essential for helping us imagine better for ourselves. Where are they?
Mine is, of course, The Princess Bride. It’s sweet, goofy, funny, and endlessly entertaining, no matter how many times I watch it.
Maybe it’s a film set in the summer, or maybe there’s some other association for you.
I feel like if it is, this may be partly down to the forces that prompted last week’s Loaded Question: Is fandom out of control?
And perhaps more pertinently, if it is, how do we fix it?
Of course Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is the very best, and the most obvious answer, so let’s get that one out of the way right off the bat. What are some others?