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The Soundtrack Series: Edgar Wright


The Soundtrack Series takes a departure from the norm today. Typically, the series has featured filmmakers with massive filmographies, providing lots of scenes to choose from for the series. Today’s choice, Edgar Wright, has directed just three feature films. And so it should speak volumes for how impressive the soundtracks have been for Edgar Wright films that he can be included in a series that has also featured directors like Stanley Kubrick, the Coen brothers, Martin Scorsese, and Wes Anderson. Here is the Soundtrack Series: Edgar Wright.
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10 Movie Communities With Dirty Secrets

Small communities–and even some large ones–can be tight-knit. Everyone helps everyone else out, and all of the neighbors are properly neigh-didly-eighborly. But sometimes, “cozy” can just as easily mean “private”. Or worse yet, it can mean “xenophobic”. Outsiders aren’t to be trusted, especially not with dirty secrets. Here are ten movie communities that kept their secrets in the dark.
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My Drunken Answers to the Houdini Blog-a-Thon

Forgive me. I’m a bit inebriated and I don’t have anything to write. So I’m going to lift someone else’s awesomely creative idea and jump in on the “Houdini’s Magic Ticket” blog-a-thon. Top 10 Films currently has a series of fun questions going, found here. Here are my answers to those questions: Continue reading


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The Movies We Love: Hot Fuzz

Consider this the debut article in a new series called “The Movies We Love”. The purpose of the series is to shine the spotlight on films that make you feel a special bond. These are the movies that you watch again and again, over and over, without losing an ounce of enjoyment. These are the movies that you quote incessantly. These are the movies that perfectly reflect something about you, whether it’s your interests, fears, humor, or motivations. These are the movies that you love. The first entry should come as no surprise to regular readers. I’ll be focusing on Edgar Wright’s brilliant action-buddy cop-comedy, Hot Fuzz. Why do I love Hot Fuzz? Continue reading


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MS Paint Drawings of Great Movie Characters

I don’t really know how to introduce this. So let’s just roll the footage. I’ve created some of my favorite movie characters in MS Paint.

“Joliet” Jake Blues, The Blues Brothers

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Slam Trunk: An Abridged List of Movie Characters Stuffed into a Car Trunk

Everyone likes going on a nice, leisurely car ride… unless they’ve been stuffed into a car trunk. Here’s an abridged list of movie characters who have been stuffed into a car trunk. Today’s list has been brought to you by the letter “Q”, as in “Quentin Tarantino”. Continue reading


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100 More Things I Love About the Movies

When I passed the 100,000 hit marker in November, I honored the event with what became one of my most popular entries- 100 Things I Love About the Movies. As it turns out, my odometer recently rolled over another milestone- the 200,000 hit marker. As logic follows, I’m due for another stroll down 100 Things Avenue. So without further ado, here are 100 More Things I Love About the Movies: Continue reading


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