EFC II #236 – Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

 

The Epic Film Challenge II
#236 – Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Dir. Steven Spielberg
Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Bob Balaban, Cary Guffey

The two hundred and thirty-sixth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Steven Spielberg’s timeless science fiction classic, Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

Recorded in July 2018.

Oscars Wins: Best Cinematography (Vilmos Zsigmond)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Ummmmmmmmm, if you want to see where that music came from… yes.

Luke: Definitely, as an adult I enjoyed and appreciated this film on a much bigger scale, a wonderful film!

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EFC II #160 – Star Wars (1977)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#160 – Star Wars (1977)
Dir. George Lucas
Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, Peter Cushing, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, James Earl Jones

The one hundred and sixtieth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, one of the all time greats, the film that changed the landscape of cinema, from the mind of George Lucas, Star Wars.

Recorded in May 2017.

Oscar Wins: Best Visual Effects (John Stears, John Dykstra, Richard Edlund, Grant McCune, Robert Blalack), Best Art Direction (John Barry, Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley, Roger Christian), Best Original Score (John Williams), Best Film Editing (Paul Hirsch, Marcia Lucas, Richard Chew), Best Costume Design (John Mollo), Best Sound (Don MacDougall, Ray West, Bob Minkler, Derek Ball)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s a classic.

Luke: Yep, no brainer, one of the all time great films, it changed everything.

EFC II #90 – Eraserhead (1977)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#90 – Eraserhead (1977)
Dir. David Lynch
Starring: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates

The ninetieth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, David Lynch’s surreal and abstract body horror, Eraserhead.

Recorded in October 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s a trip, whether you love it or hate it, it’ll stick with you.

EFC II #87 – Suspiria (1977)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#86 – Suspiria (1977)
Dir. Dario Argento
Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé, Alida Valli, Joan Bennett, Barbara Magnolfi

The eighty-sixth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Dario Argento’s vivid and stylish horror, Suspiria.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, I loved the style of this, from the effects to the cinematography and the music, a sensory overload.