Both Maude and The Jeffersons were spinoffs of All in the Family, and all of these are in the ‘70's. And all were regularly watched by my family.
I often think about my childhood (in the ‘70's) and compare it to life now, and this just reinforces my thoughts that there was a whole lot more room for free-thinkers then.… Read more
A common theme here is movies that intend to satirize or condemn masculine violence are instead interpreted as totally earnest celebrations of it. And it’s an evergreen problem: how many people think Walter White is genuinely aspirational? How many people left Joker thinking Arthur was totally justified? Read more
I laughed out loud re. you don’t even know what the hell the bad guys are after in North by Northwest. You really don’t! It’s so convoluted. But, I ultimately don’t think it matters ... the plot driver is that Carrie Grant is mistaken for Kaplan by the bad guys. That’s all we really need to know. He’s mostly in the… Read more
And a World War II vet:
You forgot the original Child’s Play, the whole thing takes place around Christmas.