Two of my favourite movie lead title sequences are the openings of Godzilla and Wing Commander. So, naturally … Godzilla is longer, but there is some fun synergy between them. Like this: Yep, that happened simultaneously. But my favourite coincidence between the two films is: They both have non-French-born (Morocco and Turkey, respectively) French actors… Read more »
Finally watched them together. It was good, not great. Cool, but not epic.
These two are a little too good together. I say that because they’re practically the same film. They’re close to the same length. Their palettes are similar. Both were released by New World Pictures. Warlords was filmed in New Zealand. Def-Con was filmed in Nova Scotia. ‘Nuff said. They both have a similar “rules have… Read more »
Surprised I’ve not posted about this yet. Two of my favourited films from the ’80s, Romancing the Stone (’84) and Big Trouble in Little China (’86) are great fun to watch at the same time. There’s quite a bit of synergy in them even though they’re not quite the same length. The weirdest bit of… Read more »
My latest foray: There are a number of cool things about watching this pair of flicks at the same time: 1. They’re the negative — role-wise — of each other: Cutthroat Island has a power woman and bookish man, The Mummy has a power man and bookish woman; 2. They’re the same length; 3. The… Read more »
Yul Brynner will blow your head off! The Magnificent Seven (Netflix): start at 1:11:47 remaining. Westworld (iTunes): start at 1:13:23 remaining. They open at the first appearance of the Anti-Chris and both go dark at the same time. They have some cool synergies. I’ve watched them a few times; it only gets better…. Read more »
Watching these together — and by together I mean at the same time — never gets old: I prefer Legend’s orchestral score for this. Try it.
One of my favourite pastimes is watching two or more films simultaneously. Here’s a pair I feared might be like nuts and gum together that turned out rather like chocolate and peanut butter: Try it.