EFC #168 – Shame {Skammen} (1968)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#168 – Shame {Skammen} (1968)
Dir. Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Sigge Fürst

The one hundred and sixty-eighth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Ingmar Bergman’s drama about a couple living through a military invasion, Shame.

Recorded in July 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it gives a rare viewpoint for a war film, and features the eternally watchable combination of director Ingmar Bergman and stars Liv Ullmann & Max von Sydow.

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EFC II #108 – Night of the Living Dead (1968)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#108 – Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Dir. George A. Romero
Starring: Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman, Keith Wayne, Judith Riley, Kyra Schon

The one hundred and eighth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, George Romero’s low budget zombie film that’s had an everlasting effect on horror movies and popular culture for nearly fifty years, Night of the Living Dead.

Recorded in October 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, without a doubt, a quintessential horror film.

EFC II #82 – Hour of the Wolf {Vargtimmen} (1968)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#82 – Hour of the Wolf {Vargtimmen} (1968)
Dir. Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh, Georg Rydeberg, Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin

The eighty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Swedish master Ingmar Bergman blends the surreal and the psychological in this unsettling film, Hour of the Wolf.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s an unsettling film, and a confusing one at times, but it’s worth the watch all the same.

EFC #4 – 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#4 – 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Dir. Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Douglas Rain

The fourth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece, often hailed as one of the greatest films ever made.

Recorded in August 2014.

Oscar Wins: Special Visual Effects (Stanley Kubrick)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s a one of a kind film, ahead of its time.

Luke: Yes. It’s a true cinematic “experience.”