Topics, some of which stink

My current top-10 films

  • Rocky (1976) – John G. Avildsen
  • Oldboy (2003) – Park Chan-wook
  • The Thing (1982) – John Carpenter
  • Strictly Ballroom (1992) – Baz Luhrmann
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) – Peter Weir
  • High Fidelity (2000) – Stephen Frears
  • Moonstruck (1987) – Norman Jewison
  • Boogie Nights (1997) – Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Waiting… (2005) – Rob McKittrick
  • The Great Escape (1963) – John Sturges

More not-terrible films

  • Eastern Promises (2007) – David Cronenberg
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-’03) – Peter Jackson
  • The Spider-Man Trilogy (2002-’07) – Sam Raimi
  • The Longest Day (1962) – prod. by Daryl F. Zanuck
  • Idiocracy (2006) – Mike Judge
  • American Psycho (2000) – Mary Harron
  • It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) – Stanley Kramer
  • A Fish Called Wanda (1988) – Charles Crichton
  • Dog Day Afternoon (1975) – Sidney Lumet
  • Brazil (1985) – Terry Gilliam
  • Ball of Fire (1941) – Howard Hawks

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