My not-quite-a-comeback comes for two reasons. On one hand, if I don't start writing regularly now I probably won't for an even longer time so this is my way of making sure this place doesn't expire. More pressing, though, I've decided to tag along with Walter on his retrospective look at the year 1993 in film and with Oscar. Way back in the baby stages of this blog, I was heading through the years of the aughts with retrospectives for each. Touching on a year in the 90s is more exciting. I wonder if the films I remember as my favourites will still be the ones I love the most. And I have all of those blindspots to fill, too.
So starting next week I'll be spending most of my time heading back to 1993 to discuss the films from that year I liked, the Oscar ballots in some of the category and filling some blind spots.
As it stands, by Picture ballot from the year would be:
- The Age of Innocence
- In the Name of the Father
- The Piano
- The Remains of the Day
- Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
I'm rather in love with the first four, but I'm curious if I'll make any changes wading through the year. Especially considering the unseen potential gems I've yet to partake of. Most exciting unseen prospects for 1993:
- Dazed and Confused
- Farewell My Concubine
- Jurassic Park (I know!)
- King of the Hill
- Searching for Bobby Fischer
So, while I dust off my brain for film writing again. Take the journey with me and steer me in the direction of your favourites from 1993? Any film of the year you're hoping I write about?