It's that time again - the time to contemplate time! Namely the time that my phone tells me - this morning I asked my iPhone to pick me a number between 1 and 100 and it picked "70." So 1970 it is. That's the third time it's gone for the 1970s in this series of posts - somebody's a big fan of that New Hollywood Golden Age of Cinema that birthed Scorsese & Spielberg alike. But we're at the start of the decade this time-around, so the movies & movie-makers feel as much a part of the 60s as they do this new dawn. Ramble ramble, let's do it, here are...
My 5 Favorite Movies of 1970
(dir. Bernardo Bertolucci)
-- released on October 22nd 1970 --
(dir. Werner Herzog)
-- released on September 16th 1970 --
(dir. Russ Meyer)
-- released on June 17th 1970 --
(dir. Luis Bunuel)
-- released on September 21st 1970 --
(dir. Dario Argento)
-- released on June 12th 1970 --
Runners-up: The Music Lovers (dir. Ken Russell), El Topo (dir. Alejandro Jodorowsky), Multiple Maniacs (dir. John Waters), Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (dir. Fassbinder), The Boys in the Band (dir. Friedkin), The Vampire Lovers (dir. Roy Ward Baker)
What are your favorite movies of 1970?