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  • Monsieur Hire
  • Joe Versus the Volcano
  • Reversal of Fortune
  • Dances with Wolves

Best Films 1990

20 films

With Notes!

  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
  • The Master
  • Owning Mahowny
  • Capote
  • Magnolia

Philip Seymour Hoffman Actor Best Performances Ranked

10 films

I don’t think any actor’s death had upset me more than Philip Seymour Hoffman’s back in 2014. It bothered me…

  • The Elephant Man
  • Love and Death on Long Island
  • Jackie
  • Owning Mahowny
  • Contact

John Hurt Actor Best Performances Ranked

10 films

John Hurt (1940-2017)... no other actor hurt so magnificently, twas such an appropriate name. He could also inflict unforgettable hurt…

  • Carrie
  • Casualties of War
  • Carlito's Way
  • Femme Fatale
  • Blow Out

Brian DePalma Ten Best Films

10 films

DePalma's latest "Domino" is out (it's third-tier from him). However, good time to put on a ten best list on…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Shining
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Paths of Glory

Stanley Kubrick Director Ranked

13 films

Click on Read Notes. I have left out the early Kubrick documentaries that he made; I've seen them once, they're…

  • Raging Bull
  • Taxi Driver
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Cape Fear
  • Heat

Robert DeNiro Actor Best Performances Ranked

15 films

My favorite actor. My entire life it's always been about DeNiro. I can take a break from him... but I…

  • Testament
  • The Right Stuff
  • The Ballad of Narayama
  • Star 80
  • Risky Business

Best Films 1983 Lynne Littman Tops List

20 films

The greatest film ever directed by a woman, Lynne Littman, but I suppose it will never be acknowledged as a…

  • Amadeus
  • Paris, Texas
  • Top Secret!
  • The Terminator
  • Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo

Best Films 1984 Milos Forman Tops List

20 films

Some great art in 1984, especially the top two choices. Then it's scattered with what was a year filled with…

  • eXistenZ
  • Magnolia
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley
  • Run Lola Run
  • Election

Best Films 1999

16 films

With notes on the Top Ten

  • The Offence
  • The Hill
  • Goldfinger
  • The Untouchables
  • Family Business

Sean Connery's Best Performances

11 films

My parents named me after Sean Connery. My parents first date was "Dr. No." I was their third child, they…

  • Come and See
  • Brazil
  • The Falcon and the Snowman
  • Out of Africa
  • Witness

Best Films 1985 Elem Klimov Tops List

16 films

I've been fortunate enough to see many of these titles again in the past year, and what spellbound revisiting it…

  • Blue Velvet
  • The Fly
  • Platoon
  • Aliens
  • Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Best Films 1986 David Lynch Tops List

17 films

The best of the year was David Lynch's plunge into small town darkness. The kinky, the seedy, the corrupt. Further…