Category: "Best Of" Lists

Ready Player One and All of Spielberg's Movies Ranked

Ready Player One and All of Spielberg's Movies Ranked
Ready Player One is in theaters now, and Film Twitter is deeply divided, as it is with nearly everything these days. Well, except for Paddington 2 and Black Panther. I have no interest in any of the hot takes about how it ignores Gamergate, fails to adequately portray The Iron Giant, or relies too heavily... Read more »

The Year in Review: Movie Superlatives of 2017

The Year in Review: Movie Superlatives of 2017
Yesterday, I posted my Top 10 movies of the year, and today we’re covering everything else. From the best moments to the worst movies, the underrated to the overrated, and everything in between. These are the movie superlatives of 2017: BEST TWIST: The final reveal in Split. I’ve never been more giddy leaving a theater.... Read more »

John's Top 10 Movies of 2017

John's Top 10 Movies of 2017
This is one of my favorite posts to do every year because, well, it provides some sort of justification for seeing so many movies. It is the final payoff, however little it might be, for all those long hours spent in a movie theater when I should be sleeping. I keep a running list of... Read more »
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The 10 Best Moments from the 2017 Oscars

The 10 Best Moments from the 2017 Oscars
It was a long show. A lot went down. And, for those who tuned out or went to bed early, you missed a doozy of an ending. Now that we’ve all had time to reflect on last night’s ceremony, here are my picks for the 10 best moments from the 2017 Oscars: *** Enjoy this... Read more »

Bottom 10 Movies of 2016

Bottom 10 Movies of 2016
When you’re a movie freak like me, you go see everything. Even if you know it’s going to be bad. Well, okay – maybe not EVERYTHING. There are some I skipped based on past experience, like Mother’s Day (Garry Marshall-directed star-studded holiday romcoms are never good) and Assassin’s Creed (videogame adaptation – ditto). And, as... Read more »

Top 10 Movies of 2016

Top 10 Movies of 2016
This is one of my favorite posts to do every year. Dorky as it may be, I keep a running tab of all the movies I see each year, ranked in order from best to worst. This helps me remember what I’ve seen, but also put each movie in context with others that were released. So... Read more »
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16 Movies You Probably Haven't Seen But Should (2015 Edition)

16 Movies You Probably Haven't Seen But Should (2015 Edition)
Now that we’re in January and you’ve already seen Star Wars a bazillion times, the movie schedule slows down a little.  Oh sure, there’s still all those Oscar hopefuls to catch-up with, but when it comes to new releases in theaters, you’re stuck with dreck like The Forest or Ride Along 2.  What’s a discerning... Read more »

The Top 10 Movies of 2015

The Top 10 Movies of 2015
This year, there was a seemingly endless supply of entertainment options that you could watch around the clock on screens big and small, where each week saw the release of new and interesting comedies, dramas, documentaries, Oscar and/or Razzie bait, and the sheer volume of product threatened to completely overtake our lives if we bothered... Read more »

The 10 Best Movies of 2015 So Far

The 10 Best Movies of 2015 So Far
July is here, so it seems a fitting time to take stock of where we are and what we’ve seen, and run down my picks for the 10 best movies released in 2015 so far. I’ve seen 61 new movies this year, and while I always enjoy my time in theaters, it still means I’ve... Read more »
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15 Recent Movies You Probably Haven't Seen But Should (2014 Edition)

15 Recent Movies You Probably Haven't Seen But Should (2014 Edition)
Every January, moviegoers are faced with underwhelming choices.  You’re either playing catch-up with all the Oscar bait, or you’re stuck seeing movies like Tak3n or The Wedding Ringer or The Boy Next Door.  Yikes. Never fear though.  As we’ve done for the past two years, Hammervision is here again to whisk you away from the... Read more »