THE LONG SHOT: It was always you

Posted by · 5:52 pm · February 3rd, 2011

“Let me get this straight. The one’s about a precocious computer geek who’s also a bit of an asshole.” “Yeah.” “And the other’s about King George VI.” “Yeah.” “And King George VI has a disability.” “Well, he has a stutter. I mean, it’s not crippling or anything — ” “But it’s an obstacle that needs […]

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THE LISTS: The top 10 Best Picture winners of all time

Posted by · 10:30 am · September 22nd, 2009

With the Oscar season officially here it seemed only logical to dedicate an installment of The Lists to the little golden guy.  And as we push forward past the fests and into the thick of it, I figured the best idea would be a broad assessment of the Academy’s chosen best through the years, a […]

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POLL: the most influential films of all time, round one, part four

Posted by · 3:23 pm · May 6th, 2009

I decided to bump today’s poll an hour to give some extra lead time to the sad news of director Marc Rocco’s passing, but I don’t think it ultimately mattered much.  The three survivors of last week’s slate were “Casablanca,” “The Matrix” and “Star Wars.”  On to a new set of 10. Again, the groupings […]

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Get your votes in!

Posted by · 9:19 am · May 6th, 2009

This week’s “Most Influential” poll closes up shop at 2:00pm PST, so get your votes in if you haven’t already.  The film leading the pack should come as no surprise, but I’m surprised to see “Casablanca” so high.  “The Matrix” is just barely ahead of “Taxi Driver” for the third and final slot, while truly […]

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