101 Movies That I Love the Most – Part Four [25-01]

So lately I made a Youtube video, for the first time (I’ve made films before, and put them on Youtube, but I never made a video specifically to just say stuff on Youtube) in which I share my 101 Films That I Love the Most. You can see the video and read all about it here.

Singin' in the Rain b

In addition to making this video, I thought I’d also share it in writing—for easy reference in case you or I don’t feel like listening to me talk about this over 40 minutes of real time.

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101 Movies That I Love the Most – Part One [101-76]

So lately I made a Youtube video, for the first time (I’ve made films before, and put them on Youtube, but I never made a video specifically to just say stuff on Youtube) in which I share my 101 Films That I Love the Most. You can see the video and read all about it here.

Fish Story

In addition to making this video, I thought I’d also share it in writing—for easy reference in case you or I don’t feel like listening to me talk about this over 40 minutes of real time.

Continue reading 101 Movies That I Love the Most – Part One [101-76]

100 Years, 100 Creators – Part 1

Over a few posts, I’m going to choose a different creator or creative team–novelist, composer, scriptwriter, comic book artist, etc–who has influenced or inspired me, and in most cases brought me a lot of enjoyment.

This idea came to when when I saw a similar list recently, on another blog, identifying 25 creators who had inspired or influenced the writer.  It made me think about who would be on my list.  But I felt like I had more than 25 that I wanted to talk about, and so I came upon this idea.

Father Brown

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47 Great Movie Moments #43 – The General (part 2)

And we continue with this series of 47 moments in film that I love. (Why 47?)  I am almost not 47 anymore, so I should really get these done.  This is number #43, and for this one, we’re sticking with the same film as last time–albeit at a point earlier in the movie!

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Weekly Geeky Question #19: Influential Film Directors

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #19, and this week’s questions is…

Who are ten film directors who have influenced me personally?

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47 Movie Blogs #17 – The Mismarketed, the Miscategorized, and the Mistitled

I think this is a tough one for me.  We’ve all seen movies that have disappointed us, but how often can I truly say that the trailer or the promotional strategy was genuinely misleading, and not just making the film look better than it was?  Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #17 – The Mismarketed, the Miscategorized, and the Mistitled