EFC II #181 – The Double Life of Veronique (1991)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#181 – The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
Dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski
Starring: Irène Jacob, Philippe Volter, Claude Duneton, Jerzy Gudejko

The one hundred and eighty-first installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Krzysztof Kieślowski’s mysterious and visually striking drama, The Double Life of Veronique.

Recorded in September 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, I found a special quality in it that’s rare, and so it’s well worth experiencing in case you find that special quality too.

 

 

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EFC II #147 – JFK (1991)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#147 – JFK (1991)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Starring: Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Joe Pesci, Michael Rooker, Donald Sutherland, Gary Oldman, Sissy Spacek, Jack Lemmon, Walther Matthau, Brian Doyle-Murray, Wayne Knight

The one hundred and forty-seventh installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Oliver Stone’s exhaustive look at lawyer Jim Garrison’s prosecution of Clay Shaw and investigation into a possible conspiracy behind the assassination of… JFK.

Recorded in April 2017.

Oscar Wins: Best Cinematography (Robert Richardson), Best Editing (Pietro Scalia, Joe Hutshing)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes absolutely, it’s a stellar film with a very strong message, regardless of whether it seeks to present us with a concrete truth about the JFK assassination.

EFC II #105 – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#105 – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Dir. Jonathan Demme
Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Ted Levine, Scott Glenn, Brooke Smith, Anthony Heald,

The one hundred and fifth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the highly acclaimed and multiple award winning thriller, The Silence of the Lambs.

Recorded in October 2016.

Oscar Wins: Best Picture (Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ronald M. Bozman), Best Director (Jonathan Demme), Best Adapted Screenplay (Ted Tally), Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins), Best Actress (Jodie Foster)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, absolutely.

Luke: Yes, it’s a top notch classic.

EFC II #51 – Slacker (1991)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#51 – Slacker (1991)
Dir. Richard Linklater
Starring: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey, Stephan Hockey, Mark James, Samuel Dietert, Bob Boyd, Terrence Kirk, Keith McCormack, Jennifer Schaudies, Dan Kratochvil, Maris Strautmanis, Brecht Andersch, Tommy Pallotta

The fifty-first installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Richard Linklater’s breakout indie classic, Slacker.

Recorded in July 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s so different.

Luke: Yes, it’s not an all time classic, but there’s something quite special about it too, and is worth giving a look.