Tag: 1978

#315Albums – No. 013 – Elvis Costello’s This Year’s Model (1978)

#315Albums is a list of 315 albums that appear on both the Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list, as well as the 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die book, edited by Robert Dimery. At its best, it is a representation of some of the greatest music ever released; at its…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 133 – Summer Sequels 2018 Arc – Jaws 2 (1978)

Welcome back The Cinefessions Podcast, episode 133! Today, Marc and Branden kick-off the Summer Sequels 2018 Arc with a review of Jaws 2 (1978)! If you missed our review of the original film, check out episode 100. Do you want to be a part of The Cinefessions Podcast? Well now you can be by leaving…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Title: Dawn of the Dead (1978) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 127 minutes “My granddad was a priest in Trinidad. He used to tell us, ‘When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the Earth.’” — Unlike Night of the Dead, it only took me one viewing to fall in love with…


The Confessional: Chris Ranson on I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

The Confessional is a periodic article that is at the heart and soul of Cinefessions. It features a writer discussing a film that he or she previously missed out on, be it a classic of cinema, or simply a movie that they’ve always wanted to see but never have, and often in detail. Entering the…


A Lifetime of Film: Ashe’s Top Ten from 1978

A Lifetime of Film covers one specific year of a Cinefessions’ writers existence, from birth to now, and goes over their top ten films from that year. It stems from a meme on Letterboxd, and is simply being expanded upon here. This week, Ashe covers 1978. While I’ve admittedly seen a lot of films in my…


Movie Review – Halloween (1978)

Title: Halloween (1978) Runtime: 91 minutes Director: John Carpenter — They don’t really get much better than Halloween. The more times I watch this horror masterpiece from John Carpenter, the more I fall in love with it. Carpenter proves that you don’t need a large budget (just $320,000 on this one, and $20,000 was for…


30-Day Horror Challenge – Day 15 – Killing Them Softly

“The rules are simple, just pick your favorite horror film for each day! However, you can’t pick the same horror film more [than] once. So once you pick say THE EXORCIST for your favorite horror film involving the powers of Hell, you can’t [pick] it again for any other day [whatsoever,] including favorite horror film.”…