Bird on a Wire ran

Bird on a Wire ran a contest to see who could predict the National Film Registry’s 25 picks this year and I won with these submissions:

  1. The Thin Blue Line
  2. Jaws
  3. Hairspray
  4. McCabe and Mrs. Miller
  5. Apocalypse Now
  6. A Hard Day’s Night
  7. Doctor Zhivago
  8. A Clockwork Orange
  9. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  10. From Here to Eternity
  11. Amadeus
  12. The Sound of Music
  13. The Third Man
  14. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  15. Network
  16. The French Connection
  17. Wuthering Heights
  18. Dances With Wolves
  19. Rocky
  20. Platoon
  21. Mutiny on the Bounty
  22. Goodfellas
  23. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
  24. Aliens
  25. Lost Horizon

Unfortunately, I only got three right: Apocalypse Now, Network, and Goodfellas. Here’s the whole list.

A new feature: daily pictures.

A new feature: daily pictures. Every day that I remember to upload one, a thumbnail will appear on the left. Hopefully this will encourage me to take more pictures. Today: an evening view of Buzzard’s Bay from Joe’s patio.

Unlike every other blogger, once

Unlike every other blogger, once I see it I will not tell you to go see Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. I know you already want to see it and will go the first chance you get. Therefore, I will not torture you with stories about how good it is.