What movies do you wish you could watch in a theatrical setting?
This doesn’t even have to be films you never got to see in theaters, some film experiences just aren’t the same at home as they are in the cinema.
A few years ago George Lucas re-released the original Star Wars trilogy (with some CGI additions *grumble grumble*) and I got to witness those, but I would love to see the films original versions playing out on an enormous screen (maybe even on IMAX).
I don’t think I have just one pick for movies I wish to see in their original glory, because it’s an entire era of films that I wish I could watch, with an organist, of course…The silent era. One of my favorite films is The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and while it’s still a lot of fun to see at home, in a theater with an organist would be a dream come true. About 15 years ago, I was at a concert at an old theater that was showing a the original Phantom of the Opera with no soundtrack playing (due to the live bands) and after awhile I was tuning out the music and just watching the film. Ever since then I’ve wanted to be able to see those classics and films by Chaplin and Keaton be given new life.
What about you?