Just returned from the 2nd day of the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival. For those who say there is nothing to do in Birmingham, this event serves as Exhibit A showing that those folks are just plain wrong! This was a ton of fun! I thought this seemed like it would be a pretty good time, but it actually exceeded all of my expectations. The festival is well organized and operated. It was also fun to be handed an “official ballot” at each screening and get to pretend to be a snooty movie reviewer! But of course what will make or break a movie festival is the quality of the movie lineup. And in this case, the movie lineup was just outstanding!
On the ballot, movies were to be rated as being either excellent, good, fair, or poor. I thought I would go through the movies that I saw, tell you what I thought about them, and the rating I gave each.