"A Film Buff Approaches 40: Extra Butter On That Popcorn" or "Watching These Movies Will Come In Handy...Someday."
A fellow writer listed their favorite film from each year they were born.
My main criteria for my selection was the movie had to influence or affect me in some way.
I made some tough calls. How did Out Of Sight, Back To The Future, or High Fidelity not make this list? Why did Trainspotting have to come out the same year as Jerry Maguire? How did my favorite Quentin Tarantino film (Jackie Brown) not make this list when Pulp Fiction did?
So here it is, in all of its frustrating glory, my list of my favorite movies for each trip around the sun. Conversation and respectable debate are encouraged.
1981-An American Werewolf In London
1984-Stop Making Sense
1991-Silence Of The Lambs
1993-Searching For Bobby Fischer
1997-Good Will Hunting
2003-Lost In Translation
2004-Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
2007-No Country For Old Men
2008-The Dark Knight
2010-The Social Network
2013-Inside Llewyn Davis
2015-Mad Max Fury Road