Paris, Texas (1984) – Wim Wenders

Harry Dean Stanton and Dean Stockwell headline as brothers in the next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of Thelma & Louise. Featuring a fantastic score by Ry Cooder the film is a look at a shattered American dream as Travis Henderson (Stanton) having been missing for…

Wings of Desire (1987) – Wim Wenders

Remade for those North American audiences who hate to to read as the less than stellar City of Angels, the beautiful Wings of Desire captured hearts and imaginations when it premiered at Cannes, winning Wenders a Best Director award. It is also the next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book….

Kings of the Road (1976) – Wim Wenders

  The next road movie following my viewing of Easy Rider for the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book is this German road film. It definitely falls into the road movie category, but there is a somberness to it, that doesn’t seem to be reflected in its North American counterparts, no matter what…