Posts in category "Movie Lists"

2016 Movie Superlatives

2016 Movie Superlatives
Happy new year, all.  It may be 2017, but I’m still taking stock of all the movies we saw in 2016. Fair game and all, given that the Golden Globes and Oscars will be doing the same for the next two months. I’ve already posted my top 10 and bottom 10 movie lists, but let’s... 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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12 Awesome Halloween Costumes From This Year's Movies (2016 Edition)

12 Awesome Halloween Costumes From This Year's Movies (2016 Edition)
Halloween parties are going to start cropping up the next few weekends, and after procrastinating to this point, you’re finally ready to start thinking about a costume. But, what to wear? Never fear, I’ve got all you movie fans covered. This post is for those looking outside the superhero box. Oh sure. You could dress as... Read more »

What are your 7 favorite films?

What are your 7 favorite films?
Why seven? I don’t know. Seven’s the number, man. Also, Twitter says so. For the past few days, Twitter has been hash-tagging up a storm: #fav7films, #fav7pies, you name it. I left my list of seven movies on our illustrious leader Jimmy Greenfield’s Facebook page, but I’m copy/pasting it here for you to see/argue about... Read more »

Summer Movie Forecast 2016

Summer Movie Forecast 2016
With Batman already fighting Superman in March and The Jungle Book absolutely crushing the box office last weekend, nobody could blame you for thinking the summer movie season was already under way.  You’d be wrong though.  Summer officially starts (for movie geeks anyway) on May 6, when Captain America: Civil War is unleashed. As regular... Read more »
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The 10 Worst Movies of 2015

The 10 Worst Movies of 2015
Nobody sets out to make a bad movie.  I have no doubt that a lot of time and hard work went into making these movies, and that the filmmakers went into production with the best intentions.  Not everything comes together in the end.  And, that is especially true for these – the 10 worst movies... 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 Visit and 7 Other Found Footage Movies That Succeed Despite The Gimmick

The Visit and 7 Other Found Footage Movies That Succeed Despite The Gimmick
M. Night Shyamalan’s name has been so synonymous with crap over the last decade that it’s almost easy to forget that the guy once directed The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable, two genre-bending classics that revealed a true visionary behind the camera.  After Lady in the Water, The Last Airbender, The Happening, and After Earth, I’d... Read more »
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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 »