I couldn’t think of any other choice.
This is one of the ten most important movies for the trajectory of cinema between 1996 and 2005.
This is the movie that kicked off the big franchise trend. And YA adaptations.
It was this and another film that will be appearing shortly that really sealed the fate of cinema as it currently exists.
Oh, and it’s Harry Potter. For anyone under the age of 30, how is this franchise not one of the most important cultural touchstones of your life? (more…)