EFC II #183 – Wavelength (1967)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#183 – Wavelength (1967)
Dir. Michael Snow
Starring: Hollis Frampton, Roswell Rudd, Amy Taubin, Joyce Wieland, Amy Yadrin

The one hundred and eighty-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, an experimental film comprised of a single tracking shot, Wavelength.

Recorded in September 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Nope.

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EFC II #180 – The Graduate (1967)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#180 – The Graduate (1967)
Dir. Mike Nichols
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels, Murray Hamilton, Elizabeth Wilson

The one hundred and eightieth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the acclaimed coming of age comedy drama from Mike Nichols, The Graduate.

Recorded in September 2017.

Oscar Wins: Mike Nichols (Best Director)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yeah, it’s great.

Luke: Yeah definitely, this is an 11/10 kind of film to me, everything is so well done all across the board, excellent film.

EFC II #146 – Report (1967)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#146 – Report (1967)
Dir. Bruce Conner

The one hundred and forty-sixth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Bruce Conner’s avant-garde short documentary centered around the media coverage of the JFK assassination, Report.

Recorded in March 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s only ten minutes long and presents some interesting editing concepts to convey something in an unconventional yet powerful way. More than worth a look.

EFC II #143 – Viy (1967)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#143 – Viy (1967)
Dir. Konstantin Yershov & Georgi Kropachyov
Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Natalya Varley, Alexei Glazyrin, Vadim Zakharchenko, Nikolai Kutuzov

The one hundred and forty-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a surreal folk tale and the first ever Soviet horror film, Viy.

Recorded in February 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, I feel like it’s quite unique and creepy as a folktale horror film.

EFC II #63 – The Jungle Book (1967)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#63 – The Jungle Book (1967)
Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman
Starring: Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima, George Sanders, Sterling Holloway, J. Pat O’Malley, Bruce Reitherman, Verna Felton, Clint Howard, Chad Stuart, Lord Tim Hudson, John Abbott, Ben Wright, Darleen Carr

The sixty-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the last Disney animated classic produced under Walt Disney himself before his passing, The Jungle Book.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s a Disney classic so I have to say yes.

Luke: No, I really enjoy it, maybe even a little part of me loves it, but it’s not a must watch film.

EFC II #24 – Hombre (1967)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#24 – Hombre (1967)
Dir. Martin Ritt
Starring: Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Diane Cilento, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Rush, Peter Lazer

The twenty-fourth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Paul Newman western vehicle, Hombre.

Recorded in June 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: No, it’s a really good western that I loved watching, but not an essential.