This is what I watched today:
The Learning Tree - The first movie funded by a major studio helmed by a black filmmaker. Shame it’s not better. He went on to direct Shaft afterwards, so at least there’s that. This film is in the national registry, and was inducted the first year possible, in 1989.
The Poseidon Adventure - A disaster movie with three-dimensional characters, great colors, and GENE HACKMAN. This is a great movie.
The Conversation - I wanted to watch something else with Gene Hackman in it, and this did the job. I ended up drifting to sleep at points since it’s around midnight now, but I enjoyed it. I’m sure as I think of it in retrospect I’ll like it more and more.