101 Movies That I Love the Most – Part Two [75-51]

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.

Return of the Jedi a

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]

47 Movie Blogs #20 – 7 Genuinely Shocking Surprise Moments

On the surface, you’d think that this would be a similar list to the one a few days ago, about epic examples of foreshadowing and reveals in the film.  But glancing over what I wrote there, I find that not really any of those moments could be called moments of “Shocking Surprise” (maybe The Usual Suspects or The Sixth Sense).  So we’re talking about moments here that weren’t really foreshadowed, at least not in the obvious way.  Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #20 – 7 Genuinely Shocking Surprise Moments

Robert Zemeckis, by the Numbers

I just watched The Polar Express again, which got me thinking about Robert Zemeckis, which got me thinking about trying something here:  I’m going to have a quick look at his body of work as a director – at least everything I’m familiar with – give some quick comments, and rate ’em with my little faces system.  Then we’ll average it all out and see where I stand.

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