I made it to the library again today. I love that place. Unfortunately, I only finished two of the four movies I checked out last time. Taxi Driver may end up becoming one of my all time top favorite movies. That was awesome. I like how De Niro mostly acts like a retard in his earlier films. The Ice Storm most definitely broke into my top favorite films. I’m all about movies like Revolutionary Road, Little Children, and American Beauty. As a twenty four year old single guy, nothing is more scary than suburbia. The Ice Storm was nearly perfect. I started watching Mean Streets but had a rough time getting into it, and before I knew it, it was time to turn it back in. I’ll catch it some other time. I didn’t even attempt Sunshine, I was just not in the mood for a Ralph Fiennes Holocaust film last week.
So here’s the new loot. I went to the library without a list (which is unusual), and ended up picking the first three Mike Leigh films that came up on the computer. Here they are: