I’m using a combination of Wikipedia and The Numbers, at least for now. (Box Office Mojo won’t reliably kick in for a while.) And I’m going with the movies that made the most money when they first came out. If it was cumulative, then 1961 would’ve easily gone to 101 Dalmatians. Read more
My original idea was to start in 1939, with Gone With the Wind, but A.A. Dowd convinced me that nobody wants to read about a whole bunch of random-ass ‘40s movies that don’t even get talked about anymore. 1960, as others have noted, is a pretty good intermediary point, a place where the studio system is still humming… Read more
AnCo were Baltimore kids, but they were a New York band.
Baltimore early 00s: Lungfish, Double Dagger, Charm City Suicides, Stars of the Dogon, Arbouretum, Cass McCombs, Cex, Wake Up on Fire, Labtekwon, Flowers in the Attic, Long Live Death, Human Host, Will Oldham when he was in town, Dan Deacon and the rest of the early Wham City thing, Beach House just starting out, tons… Read more
Saw it in the theater when it came out and honestly remembered it as a heist movie. My bad.