Category Archives: Top X

Assorted lists, sometimes sorted.

Re-Ranking the Oscars: 1994 Best Picture

One of the nice things about awards ceremonies is that they foster discussion based on how people perceive them. Some people couldn’t care less. Some people place great importance on them. Some view it as a guide on what films … Continue reading

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Breaking Emotions Blogathon: Hate & Love

And here we are at last, the final part of Mettel Ray’s “Breaking Emotions” blogathon. For the finale, Mettel has chosen those emotions that the ones mentioned before, and all the others besides, add up to: Hate and Love. But … Continue reading

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Breaking Emotions Blogathon: Smiles & Thrills

For part three of the “Breaking Emotions” blog-a-thon, Mettel Ray has chosen a couple emotions that really get to the heart of why we watch movies — or why I do, anyway. With these two emotions, the difficulty wasn’t in … Continue reading

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Breaking Emotions Blogathon: Tears & Surprise

Continuing my participation in Mettel Ray’s “Breaking Emotions” blog-a-thon, I find myself confronted with a couple emotions that are once again difficult to find good examples for… although in each case, it’s for a different reason, not just from each … Continue reading

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Breaking Emotions Blogathon: Fear & Awkwardness

Mettel Ray, who came up with last year’s My Movie Alphabet blogathon (my entry for which is here), has come up with another interesting movie blogathon to take part in. This time around, it’s a multiple-entry deal, which is really … Continue reading

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Top 10 Iconic Horror Movie Franchises

Like ’em, love ’em, or loathe ’em, horror movies have been around for decades and will be around for decades more. But some of them have more staying power than others. Some franchises stick around, others peter out. Some fade … Continue reading

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Re-Ranking the Oscars: 2008 Best Animated Feature

For my second outing at ranking the Oscars, we’re sticking with Best Animated Feature still (as Best Picture is sometimes hard to track down…) but we’re jumping ahead a few years to 2008. Like 2003, there were only three films … Continue reading

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Re-Ranking the Oscars: 2003 Best Animated Feature

Like any other movie blogger, I enjoy arguing with the Academy Awards. Indeed, part of my goal with my quest to see all the Best Picture nominees and Best Animated Feature nominees is that, having done so, I can then … Continue reading

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Top 10 Unfilmed Superman Villains

Man of Steel, the sixth film featuring Superman, comes out this Friday, June 14th. Warner Brothers has already put the wheels in motion for a sequel to the film, in anticipation of blockbuster success. Since Man of Steel isn’t even … Continue reading

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Top 10 Unfilmed Fantasy Series

Fantasy used to be a genre that seemed to be either ignored or even maligned by Hollywood. Movies in the genre were comparatively rare, partly because of the difficulty with their heavy reliance on special effects, and partly because the … Continue reading

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