Stinkers: The Big Chill

The Big Chill (Lawrence Kasdan, 1983) With Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum and William Hurt. The Big Chill was nominated for three Oscars in 1983 and (as you can see) it sports a very impressive ensemble cast.  The movie revolves around a group of college friends that have become out of touch, … Continue reading

Certified Classics: Sophie’s Choice

Sophie’s Choice (Alan J. Pakula, 1982) With Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Peter MacNicol. I’ve long heard praises of Meryl Streep’s performance in Sophie’s Choice, many calling it “the greatest performance by an actress in the history of film.”  The problem with movies this highly regarded is that by the time I finally get around … Continue reading