The Prince of Egypt

Why did they let us watch this in elementary school?? YES Release date: December 16, 1998Director: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon WellsLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Curious gentiles. Jews in their 20s. Musical enthusiasts. When should you watch this movie: During Passover, when you can’t go home for seder. The sell: The PrinceContinue reading “The Prince of Egypt”

Nashville

Everything you need to know about America and more YES Release date: June 11, 1975Director: Robert AltmanLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who “don’t like country music,” but love Dolly Parton and secretly listen to Golden Hour in the car. Anthropologists researching American iconography.  When should you watch this movie: During awards season.Continue reading “Nashville”

The Grand Budapest Hotel

We need you Stefan! YES Release date: March 7, 2014Director: Wes AndersonLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Stefan Zweig’s writing  When should you watch this movie: When the world seems to have moved on without you.  The sell: This movie will break your heart but it is entirely worth it. Wes AndersonContinue reading “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

The Big Chill

Less chill than you might think MAYBE Release Date: September 28, 1983Director: Lawrence KasdanLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People over 40. People in their twenties who say shit like “I’m so old.”  When should you watch this movie: When you’re considering going to your college reunion or worse, your high school reunion.  TheContinue reading “The Big Chill”