Category Archives: Top Picks

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The Man Who Knew Too Little

Disney: My Top 12 Animated Movies

I have been meaning to complete this post practically since I first began this blog. I mean, who doesn’t love Disney? I certainly do! So many wonderful childhood memories, the heroes, the villains, the music, the laughter, the tears, all … Continue reading

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Studio Ghibli: My Personal Ranking of Their Films (that I have seen)

You know that moment, when you suddenly think of something and it’s, like, perfectly obvious, and you’re left wondering, “Why did I not think of this before?” …yeah, that’s me right now. 😛 Why did I not think of doing … Continue reading

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My Second-Favorite Christmas Movie

My most favorite Christmas movie of all time is A Christmas Carol. My second favorite: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Unsurprisingly, the two movies have a great deal in common, including central characters who both misunderstand what the … Continue reading

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Marvel: My Personal Ranking of All 12 MCU Films To Date

We now have twelve films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Phase Three is promising us at least another ten (with hopefully much more to come!), so now, in the pause between Phases, is as good a time as any … Continue reading

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Pixar: My Personal Ranking of All 15 Films

…A friend of mine, in honor of Pixar’s fifteenth feature film, Inside Out, ranked all of Pixar’s films in order of how much he liked them, from his least favorite to his most favorite. Between the blanket-challenge he sends out, … Continue reading

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Favorite Movie for the Whole Family: Secondhand Lions

Ok. I admit. I just made up which category to put this one in, because it’s just so good that it must be among my most favorite movies of all time. Secondhand Lions is a simple movie, with a simple … Continue reading

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Top Pick: My Favorite Western

Ya know, there’s just something to be said for the Old West. Outside World War II, it’s probably the single most romanticized era of America’s culture. And why not? On the one hand, it was an age of discovery and … Continue reading

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Favorite Adventure Movie: The Princess Bride

I feel I should mention how “adventure” and “action” are different from each other. They’re like siblings, and a pair who get along very well together, but not quite identical. If had to summarize in a single sentence: violence in … Continue reading

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Favorite Action Movie: Dark Knight vs X2

For a good, long time, my favorite “action movie” was, hands down, X2, aka “X-Men United.” I mean, it has plenty of melee action, bullets, and explosions, in addition to superpowers, a thrilling story driven by the characters, etc. It’s … Continue reading

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Favorite Drama: The Bucket List

I am not well known for liking “Drama” nearly so much as I like “Action!” This holds particularly true in the case of chickflicks, but it’s true for most other dramas as well. However, there are still some dramas that … Continue reading

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