Tag Archives: film canon

100+ Notable Foreign Language/ Silent Films on Kanopy

Kanopy’s streaming service has so many nice films available that a Top 100 isn’t enough. I did a Top 100 English language films a few days ago, but if anything, their selection of silent movies and foreign language films is … Continue reading

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100 Significant English Language Films on Kanopy

The Kanopy deal with the New York Public Library is pretty damn awesome, allowing anyone with a New York public library card access to their streaming video collection for free. Reviews emphasize their library of Criterion collection films—which is an … Continue reading

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Things Roger Ebert Liked

A while back, I picked up Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert. One section, which I had wrote about, included his favorite films to come out each year he was reviewing films. And there were some things I … Continue reading

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The Best DVDs and Blu-Rays of the 21st Century

I was interested in gathering a list of the best DVDs and Blu-Rays for myself, to get leads on good films and the best ways to experience them. It also helps me keep track of this stuff if there’s a … Continue reading

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The Review That Got Me To Check Out “Only Angels Have Wings”

Barnes & Noble currently has a 50% off sale on Criterion collection Blu-Rays and DVDs. One of the Criterion collections I picked up was Howard Hawk’s 1939 film Only Angels Have Wings, largely due to a review by Mike D’Angelo … Continue reading

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Best Director/ Actor Pairings

This is inspired by a Watch Mojo list that I had a strong reaction too. My thoughts on the choices. 10. Wes Anderson/ Bill Murray- They’ve made some good movies together, but not enough to justify inclusion. 9. John Wayne/ … Continue reading

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The Best Decade in Film Keeps Changing

How the AFI Top 100 films list and the Hollywood Reporter Top 100 films have different answers for the best decade in film Continue reading

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