Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Coronavirus Quarantine Family Movie Diary


Part of our new at-home tradition: Wednesday night family movie night! We actually kicked it off on Saturday, March 14, with "Knives Out," but then moved movie night to Wednesdays starting March 25. Here's a list of our ongoing picks:

March 14: "Knives Out" (2019)


March 25: "Yesterday" (2019)


April 1: "Groundhog Day" (1993)


April 8: "Contact" (1997)


April 15: "That Thing You Do" (1996)


April 22: "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure" (1989)


April 29: "The Bourne Identity" (2002)


May 6: "Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey" (1991)


May 13: "The Bourne Supremacy" (2004)


May 20: "Napoleon Dynamite" (2004)


May 27: "The Bourne Ultimatum" (2007)


June 3: "The Fantastic Mr. Fox" (2009)


June 10: "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" (2006)


June 17: "Phineas & Ferb Movie: Candace Against the Universe" (2020)


June 24: "Apollo 13" (1995)


July 1: "Trolls World Tour" (2020)


July 8: "Hamilton" (2020)


July 15: "We Bare Bears: The Movie" (2020)


July 22: "The Great Muppet Caper" (1981)


July 25 (bonus, backyard movie at the Goldsmith house): "Once Upon a Deadpool" (2018)



July 29: No regular movie, as we were preparing to vacate for termite fumigation. But continued our "Lost" (2004-2010) viewing.


Aug. 5: "Ocean's 11" (2001)


Aug. 12: "Top Gun" (1986)


Aug. 19: "Cast Away" (2000)


Aug. 26: "Little Miss Sunshine" (2006)


Aug. 29 (bonus, backyard movie at the Goldsmith house): "Bill & Ted Face The Music" (2020)


Sept. 2: "42" (2013) in memory of Chadwick Boseman

Sept. 9: No movie because of Nathan's' Back to School night; "Lost" instead


Sept. 16: "Missing Link" (2019)


Sept. 23: "Cool Runnings" (1993)

Sept. 30: no movie (attended Halloween drive-thru experience at King Gillette Ranch)


Oct. 7: "Hocus Pocus" (1993)


Oct. 14: "The Lion King" (2019)


Oct. 21: "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" (1966) and "It's Magic, Charlie Brown" (1981)


Oct. 28: No movie, as we attended "Stranger Things Drivethru" in Downtown LA. But caught up on the night's "The Amazing Race."


Nov. 4: "The Rock" (1996) in memory of Sean Connery



Nov. 11: "Stand by Me" (1986) as approved by Jerry O'Connell


Nov. 18: "Weekend at Bernie's" (1989)


Nov. 25: "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" (1973), "The Mayflower Voyagers" from "This Is America, Charlie Brown" (1988), "Bob's Burgers" episode "Turkey In a Can" (2013)


Dec. 2: "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" (1987)


Dec. 9: "Klaus" (2019)


Dec. 16: "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" (1989)
 
Dec. 23: "A Charlie Brown Christmas" (1965), "It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown" (1992), "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" (1986), "It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown" (1984)

Dec. 30: "Soul" (2020)


Jan. 6, 2021: "Wonder Woman 84" (2020)
 

Jan. 13: "Bend It Like Beckham" (2002) 


Jan. 20: "The American President" (1995)
 

Jan. 27: "Speed" (1994)


Feb. 3: "Finding 'Ohana" (2021)
 

Feb. 10: "The Truman Show" (1998) 


Feb. 17: "The Three Amigos" (1986)


Feb. 24: "Billy Elliot" (2000)


Feb. 27 (bonus drive-in movie): "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run" (2021)


March 3: "Flora & Ulysses" (2021)


March 10: "Space Camp" (1986)


March 17: [for Nathan's school work] "Flipped" (2010)
 

March 24: "The Terminal" (2004) 


March 31: "The Mighty Ducks" (1992)


April 6 (bonus movie night): "Forrest Gump" (1994)


April 7: "Over the Moon" (2020)
 
 
April 14: "Mission: Impossible" (1996)


April 21: "Godzilla vs. Kong" (2021)
 
 
April 28: "Yes Day" (2021)


May 5: "Mission: Impossible 2" (2000)
 

May 12: "The Mitchells vs. the Machines" (2021)


May 19: "Mission: Impossible III" (2006)
 

May 26: "Bowfinger" (1999)


June 2: "Clue" (1985)


June 9: "Space Jam" (1996)
 

June 16: "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" (2011) 


June 23: "In the Heights" (2021)

June 30: [No movie, on vacation]

July 7: [No movie, on vacation]


July 14: "Independence Day" (1996)


July 21: "Space Jam: A New Legacy" (2021)
 

July 28: "Jungle Cruise" (2021)


Aug. 4: "WarGames" (1983)
 
Aug. 11: None (Nathan's birthday)
 

Aug. 18: "La Bamba" (1987) 

Aug. 25: No movie; switching to Saturdays


Sept. 4: "The Fast and the Furious" (2001)


Sept. 7: (bonus movie night, at an actual in-person theater for the first time since the pandemic!) "Shang-Chi" (2021)

Sept. 11: No movie (TV catch-up) 

Sept. 18: No movie (Emmys weekend)


Sept. 25: "Parenthood" (1989)


Oct. 2: "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" (1997)


Oct. 9: "Volcano" (1997)

Oct. 16: No movie (Mike in Chicago)


Oct. 23: "Casino Royale" (2006)


Oct. 30: [in theater] "Dune" (2021)


Nov. 6: [in theater] "Encanto" (2021)


Nov. 10: "What About Bob?" (1991)

Nov. 17: No movie


Nov. 24: [in Oklahoma] "Twister" (1996)


Nov. 27: [in theater] "Ghostbusters Afterlife" (2021)
 

Nov. 30: [Freeform drive-thru event, without Maria] "Home Alone" (1990)
 

Dec. 4: "Scrooged" (1988) 

Dec. 11: No movie (Marina Del Rey boat parade)


Dec. 18: "Unaccompanied Minors" (2006)

Dec. 25: No movie (Lakers game, Jackbox TV with the extended family)


Dec. 29: "8-Bit Christmas" (2021)
 

Jan. 4, 2022: [in theater] "Sing 2" (2021) 


Jan. 8: "Mr. Popper's Penguins" (2011)


Jan. 15: "October Sky" (1999)


Jan. 22: "Tomorrowland" (2015)


Jan. 29: "Raya and the Last Dragon" (2021)


Feb. 5: "The Cable Guy" (1996)


Feb. 12: "King Richard" (2021)

Feb. 19: No movie (road trip to Los Gatos/San Jose/Santa Cruz)


Feb. 27: "Luca" (2021)


March 5: "Coda" (2021)


March 11: [special Friday in theater] "The Batman" (2022)

March 19: No movie

March 26: No movie


April 2: "Turning Red" (2022)
 
April 9: No movie [Mike moderating Paley Fest] 


April 16: [in Hawai'i!] "The Adam Project" (2022)


April 23: "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" (2003)


April 30: "Adventures in Babysitting" (1987)

May 7: No movie (Mike and Maria at John Mulaney show at the Hollywood Bowl)


May 13: [special Friday in theater]: "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" (2022)


May 21: "Interstellar" (2014)
 

May 28: [in theater] "Top Gun: Maverick" (2022) 


June 5: [special Sunday movie night]: "Chip 'n' Dale: Rescue Rangers" (2022)


June 6: [bonus movie]: "Free Guy" (2021)

June 11: No movie [in Canada]


June 18: No regular movie, but Evan and I kicked off Season 3 of "For All Mankind"


June 21: [bonus movie night, in the theater] "Jurassic World Dominion" (2022)


June 25: "Mr. Holland's Opus" (1995)


July 3: [postponed movie night from Saturday] "Father of the Bride" (1991)


July 5: [in theater] "Minions: The Rise of Gru" (2022)


July 6: [move to Wednesday for Evan's pick] "Apocalypse Now" (1979)


July 15: [bonus movie] "The Bob's Burgers Movie" (2022)


July 16: [no movie, instead Maria, Nathan and I saw "Dear Evan Hansen" at the Ahmanson for a matinee performance]


July 20: "Mrs. Doubtfire" (1993)


July 30: "Little Shop of Horrors" (1986)


Aug. 2 [bonus movie theater screening]: "Easter Sunday" (2022)


Aug. 3: "Lightyear" (2022)


Aug. 13: [in theater] "Thor: Love and Thunder" (2022)


Aug. 20: "Field of Dreams" (1989)

Aug. 27: [no movie, due to Violet Goldsmith's bat mitzvah]

Sept. 3: [no movie, as Mike covers the Creative Arts Emmys]


Sept. 4: [Sunday movie] "Rain Man" (1988)

Sept. 10: [no movie, as Mike attends Emmy events]


Sept. 17: "Midnight Madness" (1980)


Sept. 24: [on location at Disneyland] "Under Wraps 2" (2022)


Sept. 25: [regular movie night moved to Sunday] "Vengeance" (2022)

To do: Pearl Harbor, Armageddon, Deep Impact, Teen Wolf,  Backdraft, Babe, Seabiscuit, Turner and Hooch, Little Voice, Amadeus, Mulan live action, Muppets Take Manhattan, Dead Poets Society, Pitch Perfect, Footloose, Eurovision, The Soloist, Hook, Gorillas in the Mist, The Outsiders, Stand and Deliver, Crocodile Dundee, Spaceballs, Brewster's Millions, Roxanne,  Fletch, UHF,  Rush Hour, City Slickers, The Rocketeer, The Wedding Singer, LA Story, The Matrix, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,  Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Lincoln, League of their Own, Jerry McGuire, Awakenings, Ford vs. Ferrari, Romeo & Juliet 1996, Say Anything

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