Hello fellow readers!
I hope you are all enjoying the weather outside. It's that time of year when the temperature rises, with spring turning into summer and those ice cappocinos tasting even more soothing than before. The battles will also be warming up at the box office, what with all the Hollywood mega productions rolling out for the next 3 months.
I thought I'd set Between the Seats' summer plan out right away. If Hollywood can dish out some balls to the wall action and sci-fi movies, so can we. This summer will be looking at some classic as well as some more recent action and sci-fi films. Some of these I have seen, others will be new discoveries, but most should be familiar to the vast majority of readers.
Of course, this being a movie blog of ecclectic tastes, we have to balance things out with some indi cred, right? The 'Jean Renoir marathon' will continue in full stride until I finish up that 3-disc box set I own, and once that is done I'm thinking of going back to a director we discussed for a brief period more than a year ago here...Satyajit Ray (February and March of 2009). That's right, the long-lost Ray marathon will make a comeback. We've already watched his famous Apu Trilogy, but let's explore what else this chap has done!
Below is a list of action and sci-fi films Between the Seats will be looking at all summer long (list is subject to change:
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