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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:

2020

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 movie [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 [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 [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)

2021



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: No movie [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)
 
2022
 

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: The Curse of the Black Pearl" (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, [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 [Violet Goldsmith's bat mitzvah]

Sept. 3: No movie [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)


Oct. 1: "The Final Countdown" (1980)


Oct. 8: "Armageddon" (1998)


Oct. 14 [moved to Friday this week]: "Everything Everywhere All At Once" (2022)


Oct. 22: "Hocus Pocus 2" (2022)


Oct. 29 [Mike and Maria out of town; kids only] "My Neighbor Totoro" (1988)


Nov. 5: No movie [Mike and Maria attended the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame. But Nathan and Mike watched this on Saturday morning]: "Weird: The Al Yankovic Story" (2022)


Nov. 12: No movie ["Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl" instead]

Nov. 19: No movie [recovering from the Great Los Angeles Walk]


Nov. 22 [in theater] "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" (2022)


Nov. 26: "A Christmas Story Christmas" (2022)


Dec. 4 [moved to Sunday, as Mike was in Whistler on Saturday]: "Spirited" (2022)
 

Dec. 10: "The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special" (2022) 


Dec. 12: [screening at theater] "Avatar: The Way of Water" (2022)

Dec. 17: No movie [dinner at Tam O'Shanter instead]

Dec. 24: No movie [Christmas Eve]

Dec. 31: No movie [in Cozumel, Mexico, for New Year's Eve]

2023

Jan. 7: No movie


Jan. 14: "Whiplash" (2014)
 

Jan. 21: "Devotion" (2022) 


Jan. 28: "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981)


Feb. 4: "American Graffiti" (1973)

Feb. 11: No movie [Mike flying home from Atlanta and the boys at Winter Formal]

Feb. 18: No movie [Mike covering DGA awards]


Feb. 25: "Good Will Hunting" (1997)


March 4: [in theater] "Ant Man and the Wasp: Quantumania" (2023)
 
March 11: No movie [Mike in Austin for SXSW]
 

March 18: "Real Genius" (1985) 


March 25: "Sully" (2016)


April 1: "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994)


April 8: "Dumb and Dumber" (1994)


April 15: "Murder Mystery" (2019)


April 22: "Good Morning Vietnam" (1987)


April 29: [Evan, Nathan and Mike attend in-person FYC event at Hollywood Forever Cemetery] "Wednesday" (2022)


May 6: "Drumline" (2002)


May 14: [Sunday edition] "Air" (2023)
 
May 20: No movie [Boys at Universal Studios for Music in the Park] 


May 27: "Dead Poets Society" (1989)

June 3: No movie [Mike in Austin for ATX TV Festival]


June 10: [Evan and Nathan with grandma/grandpa] "Ponyo" 


June 17: "Boyhood" (2014)

June 24: No movie [Philippines/Japan trip]
 
July 1 [no movie, Philippines/Japan trip]
 

July 3: [bonus movie, in Manila theater, Mike and the boys] "Elemental" (2023)   
 

July 8: No movie [just returned from Philippines/Japan trip, instead watched first two episodes of "The Bear" Season 2] 
 

July 15: "Howl's Moving Castle" (2004) 


July 18: [bonus movie, in theatre] "Asteroid City" (2023)

July 22 No movie [Evan at sleepover. Finished "Daisy Jones & the Six"]


July 24: [bonus movie screening, in theater] "Haunted Mansion" (2023)

July 29 [no movie, Nathan off to camp]

August 5 [no movie, Nathan just returned from camp, switch to Sunday]


August 6: [bonus movie, in theater] "Princess Mononoke" (1997)


August 12: "Ace Ventura Pet Detective" (1994)
 
August 19: No movie [visiting the Uys]


August 26: "Happy Gilmore" (1996) [in memory of Bob Barker]


August 27: [bonus movie, in theater] "Oppenheimer" (2023)

September 2: No movie [in Solvang to celebrate Mike's 50th]
 

September 9: "Splash" (1984)


September 16: "Cinema Paradiso" (1988)
 

September 23: "The Big Lebowski"  (1998)

September 30: No movie [Mike in Atlanta for SCAD Animation Fest]
 

October 6: "The Soloist" (2009) 

October 14: No movie [Mike in New York for NY Comic-Con]


October 21: "Rocky" (1976)
 

October 24: [bonus movie, KCET screening for Mike and Evan] "The Holdovers" (2023)

October 28: No movie [Parents weekend at UCLA, dinner with Evan]


November 4: "The Wind Rises" (2013)


November 11: "Nyad" (2023)
 

November 16: [bonus movie, screening with Mike, Maria and Nathan] "Wish" (2023)
 
November 18: No movie [Great Los Angeles Walk] 


November 23: [bonus movie, SAG-AFTRA screening in theater] "Barbie" (2023)

November 24: [no movie, sushi at Kura and dropped Evan off at UCLA]


December 2: "The Santa Clause" (1994)

December 9: No movie [Visited Evan at UCLA]
 
December 16: No movie [Evan and Mike at SoFi Stadium for LA Bowl]
 

December 20: [bonus movie, in Oklahoma minus Maria] "Die Hard" (1988)
 

December 21: [bonus movie, in Oklahoma minus Maria] "The Blues Brothers" (1980)

December 23: No movie [Just returned from Oklahoma; Evan pre-birthday dinner at Palermo]


December 26: [bonus movie, minus Nathan] "American Fiction" (2023)

December 30: No movie [Evan had birthday sleepover]


December 31: [bonus movie, minus Nathan] "Hacksaw Ridge" (2016)


January 3: [bonus movie, in theater] "The Boy and the Heron" (2023)

January 6: No movie [Mike and Maria at Kevin Ryder/Merrin Dungey wedding reception]

January 13: No movie [Mike at Emmys 'The Evening Before' event]


January 14: [bonus movie] "My Cousin Vinny" (1992)
 

January 20: "Sing Street" (2016)

January 27: No movie [Nathan had winter formal]
 

February 3: "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" (2010)
 
February 10: No movie [Mike and Maria at Langham Huntington]

February 17: No movie [San Francisco trip]


February 24: "The Debut" (2000)


To do: Pearl Harbor, Deep Impact, Teen Wolf,  Backdraft, Babe, Seabiscuit, Turner and Hooch, Little Voice, Amadeus, Mulan live action, Muppets Take Manhattan, Pitch Perfect, Footloose, Eurovision, 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, Legally Blonde, Tommyboy, Minority Report, A Fish Called Wanda, Dave, Go!, Quiz Show, Pleasantville, Heat, LA Confidential, Airport, Old School, Billy Madison, Lethal Weapon, Three Men and a Baby, Sing Street, Stomp the Yard, Neverending Story, The Sandlot, Rocky, Pulp Fiction, Mean Girls, Liar Liar, Dazed and Confused, Bring It On, Angels in the Outfield, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Moneyball

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