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25 Favorites Since 2010 - Ranked

25 films

A list of my 25 favorite films made since 2010.

  • The Rocketeer
  • The Muppet Movie
  • Mr. Holland's Opus
  • Frankenweenie
  • The Sandlot

Top Ten “deep dive” finds on Disney+

10 films

So ... Verizon offered me a free year of the Disney+ thing, and I didn’t turn it down. Went on…

  • The Clock
  • Chinatown
  • High and Low
  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Big Lebowski

Dynamic Top 100 (ranked)

102 films

100 of my favorite films, ranked. Extremely subjective rubric system here. Some sort of combination of . . .


  • Roma
  • First Reformed
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?
  • They Shall Not Grow Old
  • BlacKkKlansman

10 Favorites of 2018 so far - Ranked

10 films

Expanding this list some now that I’m finally getting to more films that dropped in 2018.

  • Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
  • A Man Escaped
  • The Normal Heart
  • The Battle of Chile - Part I
  • Gandhi

The Long Arc, Bending Towards Justice: 10 Films of Freedom

10 films

My contribution to the Civil Rights Showdown of 2019.

  • The Element of Crime
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Paris, Texas
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Seven Samurai

Movies I Saw For The First Time On Filmstruck in 2018

66 films

I asked for a filmstruck subscription for X-mas 2017. Here's all the flicks I've had the opportunity to discover for…

  • Intimidation
  • Appalachian Spring
  • La Jetée
  • Shake! Otis at Monterey
  • Leningrad Cowboys Go America

24 Hours To Go! Don’t Be Sedated! Filmstruck Reccomendations and Quick Picks For Nov. 29th

5 films

My recommendations / “quick picks” for the last 24 hours of Filmstruck streaming services. Most of these are relatively short…

  • Bull Durham
  • A League of Their Own
  • The Sandlot
  • It Happens Every Spring
  • Field of Dreams
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • South Central
  • White Men Can't Jump
  • Short Cuts

L.A. in the 90's

18 films

Movies made in the 90's . . . set in Los Angeles . . . in the 90's. Inspired by…

  • Unforgiven
  • Letters from Iwo Jima
  • Gran Torino
  • Mystic River
  • Million Dollar Baby

Films (I've seen) Directed by Eastwood: Ranked

9 films

Ranked list of films I have seen directed by Clint Eastwood.

  • Army of Shadows
  • Harlan County U.S.A.
  • A Man Escaped
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • No

Ten Films of Resistance

10 films

10 films I've seen that deal with organizations and individuals engaged in resistance to political, societal, and economic oppression.

  • Singin' in the Rain
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • An American in Paris
  • All That Jazz

Top 10 Musical Challenge

10 films

Top 10 musicals challenge.

Took a slightly more expansive definition of the genre. Rattled off the top of my head.