forrest gump

So we had a hell of a storm last week: one of the biggest, and most destructive in recent memory, at least for the region hardest hit. Indeed, it was the kind of squall that usually serves as the backdrop to some hellacious cinematic set piece, one where the picture’s heroes must navigate the pitfalls of the gods and men alike.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! Forrest. Forrest Gump. It is time that we talked. I know a lot [...]

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Scroll down for the video comparison…I’ve recieved a lot of crap (especially on YouTube) for suggesting that “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” had a lot of similarities both thematically and plot-wise to “Forrest Gump.” I have to tell you that I’d a bad feeling ever since I saw the preview. My friend Katie saw [...]

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