Posts tagged with "top 5"

Top 5 Stage to Screen Adaptations

Posted by Oubah O. March 5, 2013 12 Comments 14974 views

Some of the best works of literature come in the form of plays, written for the stage. Some of the best films come in the form of play adaptations, taking the idea of ‘staging’ a play to different and potentially more challenging levels. Whether you prefer the films to the plays, or the other way […]

Top Five Most Moving and Inspirational Movies

Posted by Oubah O. February 28, 2013 10 Comments 17657 views

Sometimes we watch movies to simply be entertained. Other times we want to be terrified, challenged, intrigued. And there are movies that inspire. Filmmakers have long turned their lenses to situation where humans are required to be better than they are, face unimaginable obstacles, or sacrifice themselves for the greater good. Here are Oubah Osman’s […]

Top 5 Movie Clocks

Posted by Brandy Dean February 26, 2013 14 Comments 18500 views

Rather I should say, Top 5 Movies with Clocks or Top 5 Movies That Are Clocks, or some such. Really, I’m talking about movies that are time pieces, where time and the passing of it counts for the characters, the plot, and the audience. If I was just talking about movies with awesome clocks, surely […]

Oubah O’s Top 5 Most Influential Films

Posted by Oubah O. February 25, 2013 0 Comment 7134 views

Continuing our ongoing “My Most Influential Films” series, Oubah O. gives us hers. You can see Brandy’s Top 5 Most Influential Films here.  There are so many films out there, and despite such a varying array of characteristics and forms, there are always those particular films that speak to a group most resoundingly, establishing themselves […]

Top 5 Film Noir Bad Guys

Posted by Brandy Dean February 22, 2013 15 Comments 28434 views

Film noir is famously murky when it comes to good versus evil. These are no westerns where the good guy wears a white hat and the bad guy wears a black hat. But is films noir, the good guy usually deeply flawed and the line between him and the bad guy. However, sometimes there comes […]

Top 5 Bond Girl Names

Posted by Brandy Dean February 21, 2013 1 Comment 16023 views

It’s no secret by now that Pretty Clever Film Gal is  just a tad Oscar obsessed at the moment. Turns out, I’m not the only one. The Oscar’s seem to have a little bit of Bond fever too. The rumors are swirling that all 7 Bonds – from Connery to Craig – will appear on […]

Top 5 Most Depressing Films

Posted by Oubah O. February 19, 2013 43 Comments 30292 views

Right after snatching up all the post-Valentine’s Day chocolate sales, I’m sure you, just  like me, enjoy curling up on your cozy couch and watching some depressing, tear-inducing movies. Just kidding! But seriously, there are some really sad movies out there that prompt an ugly-cry or two, so here are my top five most freaking […]

Top 5 Movies About US Presidents

Posted by Brandy Dean February 15, 2013 7 Comments 11161 views

Monday February 18 is President’s Day in the United States. This is an amazing fake holiday that gets you a day off work and serious deals on furniture and cars. Seriously, why do furniture stores have President’s Day blowouts? At any rate, President’s Day is a bit of a puzzle. What are you supposed to […]

My Top 5 Hitchcock Films

Posted by Brandy Dean February 12, 2013 23 Comments 23605 views

Alfred Hitchcock is the master. Not the master of suspense or any other subcategory of mastery, but just the master. I will not support this point with evidence or reason. I will merely state it as a fact, because it is. If you disagree, then begone. Or lay it on me in the comments… I […]

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