Top 100 Blockbusters of the Multiplex Era: Heroines of the Second Wave

You can find the full list of the top 100 blockbusters since 1972 here, as well as an index for other posts in this series. Like most other phrases you hate, “having it all” has its basis in marketing as opposed to someone’s actual thoughts. Helen Gurley Brown angled for that 1982 book which launched a… Read More Top 100 Blockbusters of the Multiplex Era: Heroines of the Second Wave

Baumann and Burch, Episode 37: You Guys Voted in Seven Spielberg Movies

In this episode, Matt and I wind up the Better than AFI’s Top 100 project that has taken up a lot of my time and effort over the past few months. We discuss the poll that thirty-seven (whoo!) different folks voted on; the results are below, next to the corresponding rank of the movie on… Read More Baumann and Burch, Episode 37: You Guys Voted in Seven Spielberg Movies

100 Exceptional American Movies in 10 Genres: Taut and Cold, 10-6

You can read up on the basis for this series here, and also find links to other posts in the series. Movies I’ve reviewed on this site have a link in the title which you can follow to read my full review.   10) Black Swan (2010), directed by Darren Aronofsky It is genuinely difficult… Read More 100 Exceptional American Movies in 10 Genres: Taut and Cold, 10-6