Posts filed under "Movie Lists"

Top 3 Reasons Why North by Northwest is the Best Hitchcock Film

Posted by Claire Dunderman July 8, 2013 1 Comment 7552 views

Hitchcock is arguably one of the best directors of all time. Actually, scratch that – Hitchcock is one of the best directors of all time. He maintained excellence and quality throughout his entire career, and fomented some of the strongest careers in acting history – Stewart and Grant greatly benefited from being in Hitchcock films. His best, […]

10 Great Movie + Music Moments

Posted by Wade Sheeler July 4, 2013 1 Comment 6200 views

There are those moments in a good movie, very fleeting, when direction, plot and music all meld to deliver a message that is such a pure hybrid that no other medium could deliver it as perfectly. Music, or absence thereof in films, is one of the most important elements. It can take a scene to […]

Watch American Landmarks Be Destroyed!

Posted by Brandy Dean July 4, 2013 0 Comment 6138 views

Happy 4th of July, a wee little b-day celebration for the United States. And what better way to celebrate than to engage in one of Hollywood’s (and Hollywood is America, no?) favorite pastimes – blowing iconic American landmarks to smithereens! Enjoy and keep cool America – Remember, fireworks and booze do not mix! Aliens blow […]

Top 10 Frank Capra Movies

Posted by Brandy Dean July 3, 2013 6 Comments 13485 views

If you asked me who my favorite auteur is, I would probably say Alfred Hitchcock. If I you asked me on a day when I was feeling particularly film snobby I might say Truffaut, of course! Or if you asked on a day when I was feeling particularly obtuse, I would say something like F.W. […]

Top 5 Jimmy Stewart Films

Posted by Claire Dunderman July 1, 2013 3 Comments 9151 views

James – or Jimmy, however you like to refer to him – Stewart. A legendary actor and the man who started it all for me. Jimmy Stewart has been my favorite actor ever since I was little; he definitely was one of the reasons why I initially was so interested in classic films (and films […]

Top 3 Western Sheriffs in Classic Movies

Posted by Claire Dunderman June 24, 2013 1 Comment 7746 views

The sheriffs in classic movies almost always gets the short end of the stick. They’re bullied, they’re bruised, and they’re always the ones that get shot or blamed. But these sheriffs in classic movies stand above the rest and proved to the wild West that nobody was going to mess with their towns. 3. Support Your […]

My Top 5 Guilty Pleasure Movies

Posted by Wade Sheeler June 20, 2013 4 Comments 9981 views

Supposedly what makes you feel guilty about a “guilty pleasure” is despite your enjoyment of it, your fear of discovery of liking/loving said “lowbrow,” “embarrassing” or “campy” material, makes you keep it under wraps. Well, a good friend of mine says there should be no such thing as “guilty pleasures’” just “pleasures.” I don’t know […]

Top 10 Movie Scenes That Will Make You Hungry

Posted by Jared Bratt June 20, 2013 7 Comments 13218 views

When it comes to the debate about movies being a cerebral, worthy, meaningful art-form, in defense of film, there’s always (thankfully) going to be that appropriately zealous someone to stand up and shout to the heavens: “The cinematic medium is a powerful force to be reckoned with!” And it’s true. Now don’t take my word […]

Top 5 Classic Opening Credit Sequences

Posted by Laura Grande June 20, 2013 5 Comments 13225 views

There’s nothing more engaging than a film that has a memorable opening credit sequence. What better way to immediately grab an audience than to draw them in right from the start? Whether it simply utilizes its iconic score sans image or scrolls through the credits with an animated sequence, there are certain films that have gone above and beyond the usual creative expectations.

Top 5 Bizarre Movies of the 2000’s

Posted by Sam Cooper June 19, 2013 6 Comments 15283 views

Everyone has their own perception of what bizarre movies are. Some people find the films of the Coen brothers to be weird. Others prefer a Lynchian vibe for a film to be classified as “bizarre.” Well, as someone who actively seeks out these bizarre and absurd films on a daily basis, one can grow rather […]

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