Daily Archives: June 19, 2011

155. M (1931)

The opening scene of this German Expressionist film has children singing about a murderer and the black, foreboding tone is set from the start. A number of children have gone missing around Berlin, and posters warn people to be on … Continue reading

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154. The Big Red One (1980)

Film 62 in C4 Top 100 War Films Another Lee Marvin film! My nerdy side is tempted to have some stats of actors that keep appearing in the war films project. Keep your eyes peeled for an update soon… The … Continue reading

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153. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Film 61 in C4 Top 100 War Films I have a theory that Lee Marvin never made a bad film. I do, however, have to include Paint Your Wagon, but please don’t judge me for that. In The Dirty Dozen, … Continue reading

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152. The War of the Worlds (1953)

Another alien horror, but in this, the creepy invaders are not gory and scary, as much as just plain evil. When a meteor falls in small-town America, the locals are more curious about the crater it makes. But within the … Continue reading

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151. The Thing (1982)

I am usually of the opinion that the best horrors are the ones in your own imagination. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule – and 1979’s Alien springs to mind. Alien pre-dated The Thing by three years,  and … Continue reading

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