Putting together a top 10 list for 2017 has proven harder than any other year that I’ve been doing these lists. Filmgoers and genre fans were absolutely inundated with great movies this year. The Dramedy had a strong showing this year, horror across budgets big and small hit hard with scares and thought provoking themes, Superhero movies continued to show us something new, action movies brought the exciting thrills, dramas brought history and emotion to wrecnhing life and Sci-Fi continued to be the go-to genre for a combination of thrills and new ideas.
Being that it’s Halloween, I decided to finally tackle this franchise from beginning to end this year, and I’m ready to share which ones are worth your time and which ones should find themselves at the bloody end of Jason’s machete. The things that I do for my loyal readers.
One guy who is seemingly incapable of making a bad film and is one of our only sources of original, big idea, big budget filmmaking is Christopher Nolan. The guy has officially been in the game for 20 years now, and with the release of his tenth film and his latest epic Dunkirk, I thought it would be fun to go through his canon of films and rank his films from great to masterpiece. Strap on in, because much like most of his films, we’re going out of chronological order for this one.
As of this writing, we’re on the very cusp of the very first orange-twinged, twitter twit to take the office of the most powerful nation on earth. Of course, I’m talking about everyone’s favorite thin-skinned, failed business man, Donald Trump. Somehow, in between avoiding paying federal taxes and berating celebrities on reality television, American voters[…]
Since Reservoir Dogs, Tarantino has never been shy about expanding his horizons, taking on new and interesting angles on well-trod genres like crime, horror, historical epics, and westerns. You never know what you’re going to get from a Tarantino movie, except of course, for snappy, witty dialogue, creative shot composition, bone crunching violence, great soundtracks, and unexpected plot turns.
Let’s Rank the Batman movies! Ok, I’ll admit it, I’m obviously not the first person in the history of the internet to decide to rank any film series in ascending order of quality. Still, there are few things more satisfying to read than some random stranger’s so called definitive ranking of a pop culture series[…]