A blog devoted to the discussion of the greatest movies ever made, or The Essential Films. From the beginning of cinema history to present day, these films are crucial to the education of anyone who loves the art of film making.
•Fritz Lang's Metropolis
•To Be or Not To Be
•Children of Paradise
•James Dean debuts
•Vincent Price kills the undead
•The Long Goodbye
•Fargo & The Big Lewbowski
•"This is Sparta!"
Mark recounts his experience at the 2018 AMC 24 hour Best Picture showcase and Adolfo gives quick reviews for Oscar nominated animated film The Breadwinner and Oscar nominated documentaries Faces Places and Icarus.
Celebrating the cinematic achievements of 2017. Official 2017 Selections
__________ Best Film of the Year
THE SHAPE OF WATERGuillermo del ToroFox Searchlight Pictures Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer Screenplay: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor Producers: Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale Cinematography: Dan Laustsen __________ Best Actor in a Lead Role
Hugh JackmanLOGAN Other Nominees: Daniel Day-Lewis - Phantom Thread James Franco - The Disaster Artist Gary Oldman - Darkest Hour Harry Dean Stanton - Lucky __________ Best Actress in a Lead Role
Mark, Adolfo and Draven run down their top 10 films of 2017, their overlooked/under-appreciated films and their bottom worst. All the top films of 2017 are discussed: The Shape of Water, Get Out, Logan, Wonder Woman, Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name and... Happy Death Day? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BgUdRX1MlI