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Rudie’s Top Ten of 2017

10 . Call Me By Your Name The third installment in director Luca Guadagnino’s thematic “Desire” trilogy (along with I Am Love and A Bigger Splash), Call Me By Your Name is a wonderful coming-of-age film that celebrates young love,...


Rita’s Top Ten of 2017

10. The Big Sick The Big Sick is famously based on the real relationship of its married writers, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, and the authentic complexity of an actual intimate relationship can be felt in every frame. Nanjiani and...


Ian’s Top Ten of 2017

10. War for the Planet of the Apes The third film of Fox’s new Apes films is the brilliant culmination of what this series has been driving toward. For the first time in the franchise a film is entirely told...

Top 25 Actors List 6

Top 25 Actors List

1. James Stewart 2. Philip Seymour Hoffman 3. Daniel Day-Lewis 4. Cary Grant 5. Marlon Brando 6. Robert De Niro 7. Jack Nicholson 8. Toshiro Mifune 9. Humphrey Bogart 10. Charlie Chaplin


1. Alfred Hitchcock

ALFRED HITCHCOCK PSYCHO, VERTIGO, REAR WINDOW, NORTH BY NORTHWEST What would Alfred Hitchcock have done had he been born in a time before cinema? He seems to have been so naturally and breathtakingly skilled at telling a story through film,...


2. Stanley Kubrick

STANLEY KUBRICK DR. STRANGELOVE, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, SPARTACUS There has arguably never been a more methodical director than Stanley Kubrick.  His attention to detail and keen sense of what he wanted cemented his reputation as one...


3. Martin Scorsese

MARTIN SCORSESE GOODFELLAS, RAGING BULL, TAXI DRIVER, THE DEPARTED In 1973, Martin Scorsese accidentally redefined the gangster genre with his third feature, Mean Streets. While it was that film that put his name on the map, it is the countless...


4. Joel & Ethan Coen

JOEL & ETHAN COEN FARGO, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, RAISING ARIZONA, THE BIG LEBOWSKI, BARTON FINK I remember hearing once that the Coen brothers’ movies tend to be made on time and under budget. That’s not really surprising, given...