My 2020 movie project continues of watching all 50 movies listed in the cool book from Turner Classic Movies (TCM) called Must-See Sci-Fi: 50 Movies that Are Out of This World by Sloan De Forest (Running Press, 2018; available at Amazon.com and Shop TCM). The complete list of 50 films is here.
June’s films were as follows (content mostly from my Instagram feed).
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
I thought that this weird sci-fi sex comedy was mostly just excessive and stupid. I can understand its cult status, but it did nothing for me.
THX 1138 (1971)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
This film is a difficult one. I know that’s the point, but I don’t think there was anything redeeming in it and I don’t believe I gained anything from submitting myself from the torture of watching it.
Silent Running (1972)
And as an added bonus, I recently saw this cool poster for Silent Running created by artist Matt Ferguson.