EFC II #73 – Glory (1989)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#73 – Glory (1989)
Dir. Edward Zwick
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman, Cary Elwes, Jihmi Kennedy, Andre Braugher, John Finn, Donovan Leitch, J.D. Cullum, Alan North, Bob Gunton, Cliff De Young, Christian Baskous

The seventy-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the true story of a Union soldier in the American Civil War who lead the first all black regiment, Glory.

Recorded in September 2016.

Oscar Wins: Best Supporting Actor (Denzel Washington), Best Cinematography (Freddie Francis), Best Sound (Donald O. Mitchell, Gregg Rudloff, Elliot Tyson, Russell Williams)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s an impressive production with an important true story that needs to be heard.

EFC II #36 – When Harry Met Sally (1989)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#36 – When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Dir. Rob Reiner
Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby, Steven Ford, Lisa Jane Persky, Michelle Nicastro, Gretchen Palmer, Robert Alan Beuth

The thirty-sixth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the Nora Ephron penned romantic comedy, directed by Rob Reiner, and starring the one-two punch of Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, the now classic 80s romcom, When Harry Met Sally.

Recorded in June 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: No, I could probably live happily having not seen it, but maybe some girls should see it before they die, I really liked it.

Luke: Yes, it’s a GREAT romantic comedy, I loved it. I’d recommend it to guys and girls alike, too.

EFC #21 – Say Anything… (1989)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#21 – Say Anything… (1989)
Dir.  Cameron Crowe
Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor

The twenty-first installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Cameron Crowe’s directorial debut, the teen romantic comedy with an interesting twist, Say Anything…

Recorded in June 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s more of a classic than some other rom-coms.

Luke: Yes, one of the better rom-coms I’ve seen.