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Top 25 Movies of the 1950s: Part 2 (15-1)

Just in case you missed it: Part 1 15. Roman Holiday (1953) Why? The first American film to be made in its entirety in Italy, Roman Holiday made a star out of the great Audrey Hepburn, and is widely considered one of the…
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Top 25 Movies of the 1950s: Part 1 (25-16)

Let me take you back 60 years to a much simpler time in America. Americans were wealthy again, post-WWII. There was a rise in the middle-class. Things like television sets and cars were becoming more of necessities than luxuries. Rock…
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Top 25 Movies of the 1940s: Part 2 (10-1)

Just in case you missed it: Part 1 is here of the top 25 films of the 1940s (25-11) 10. Late Spring (1949) Why? I’ve only just this year been exposed to Yasujirô Ozu films, but I’m quickly beginning to…
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Top 25 Movies of the 1940s: Part 1 (25-11)

Ah, the 1940s. When films got less joyous and a lot more dark. The movies in the 1930s were made more for escapism and very rarely actually showed the harshness of reality. Well, the 1940s changed that entirely. Films were much more…
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20 Reasons Why Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane is Such a Big Deal

If you ever find yourself looking at a “greatest films of all time” list, there always seems to be those handful of films that always find a place on that list. Some barely make it on, while others always seem…
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Top 20 Movies of the 1930s

Let me take you back 87 years to the year 1930. Sound films or “talkies” were becoming more of a commodity, and silent films were basically extinct. The Great Depression was just becoming an immense problem in America. The stock…
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Top 15 Film Directors Working Today

Similar to my best actors and actresses lists I made last year, I’ve decided to do the same and honor some of the best filmmakers working today. Obviously, there are many different filmmakers working out there. Some are just starting out,…
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Top 10 Best Movies of 2016

It is officially 2017! So with 2016 finally wrapped up, it is time to make a good ol’ “best movies of the year” list. This is literally my favorite list to do! One of the main reasons I made a blog in the first…
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Top 10 Films With the Best Posters/Artwork 2016

A movie poster can often be overlooked, but a great one can really help a film stand out. A truly great movie poster can tell you everything you need to know about the movie just by one look of the…
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Top 10 Character Duos of 2016

I thought about doing a list of the best characters, but realized that so many of the great characters this year came in pairs. Whether it was for comedy purposes, romantic, or dramatic purposes, this year really gave us a bunch…
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