Monthly Archives: October 2014

Who is Queen of Today’s Cinema?

Jennifer Lawrence – 3 Oscar Nominations, 1 Win – 3 Golden Globe Nominations, 2 Wins – All within first 5 years of career Meryl Streep – 18 Oscar Nominations, 3 Wins – 24 Golden Globe Nominations, 7 Wins – Holds … Continue reading

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The Horror!

Yes, the movie of the week is a three-way tie. This is the only time this has happened and I don’t plan on repeating it. Here are the reasons: 1) If you look at the comments added to the last … Continue reading

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Theme: Halloween Horrors; Week: Oct 24-30/14

Last year’s options were The Silence of the Lambs, The Shining, and The Exorcist. This year is another list of three horror classics. To me, it’s a tough pick. What do you think? 1. Psycho (1960, #32) 2. Alien (1979, #49) 3. Jaws (1975, … Continue reading

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The Monster Inside

I’ll never forget the scene in Monsters Inc when little Boo sees Sulley do his scaring thing. He’s the kind of character that a viewer will love right away: a cool, inviting blue colour; a fuzzy, comfy coat of fur; a … Continue reading

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Theme: Monsters

Halloween is coming soon, so in celebration this week’s nominations are movies with memorable monsters. Sadly Cookie Monster doesn’t appear in any top 250 movies, but these ones do: 1. Monsters, Inc. (2001, #220) SULLEY 2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail … Continue reading

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“Thank you clarity.” – Alanis Morissette

I did not respond to the challenge on Facebook to post something I’m thankful for for seven days in a row. It’s not that I have a problem with it, it’s just that I didn’t want to break my perfect … Continue reading

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Decade: 1940’s; Week: Oct 10-16/14

Here’s an idea for you. If you haven’t seen any of these movies, go to IMDb or Wikipedia and read the description of each. Then vote for the one you think sounds most interesting. I can tell you this: one of … Continue reading

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