Star Wars

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 6 movies. The original trilogy Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 -> 3.5/5 (+) Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 -> 4.5/5 (+) Episode VI: Return of the Jedi 1983 -> 4/5 (+) The prequel trilogy Episode I: The Phantom Menace […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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{5/5} “Impressive. Every word in that sentence was wrong.” Star Wars: The Last Jedi, released in 2017 Rey wants Luke Skywalker to train her, but he isn’t interested after what happened with Ben Solo — who became Kylo Ren. Meanwhile, the Resistance is on the run from the First Order. When General Leia Organa is […]

Best fantasy & science fiction movies by year

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Here’s an update to this list. 2017 was another astonishing year for science fiction and fantasy movies. And 2016 was even better than I knew last year at this time — I later watched more 2016 movies that I hadn’t previously seen. Year Winner Runner Ups 2017 Thor: Ragnarok Blade Runner 2049   Wonder Woman […]

TV movies, miniseries & straight-to-DVD

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Anne of Green Gables (1985) Ascension Babylon 5: In the Beginning Battlestar Galactica (2003) Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Political Animals Shackleton Runner ups Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Babylon 5: A Call to Arms Babylon 5: Thirdspace Battlestar Galactica: Razor The Bourne Identity (1988) […]

Documentaries

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best The Battle Over Citizen Kane Bowling for Columbine Capitalism: A Love Story The Corporation Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Fahrenheit 9/11 The Fog of War Guns, Germs and Steel An Inconvenient Truth Lost in La Mancha Roger & Me Walking with Cavemen Walking with […]

Best movies of the 2010s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 50/50 About Time The Adjustment Bureau American Hustle Arrival Barney’s Version The Boxtrolls Brooklyn The Call Captain Fantastic Collateral Beauty Crazy, Stupid, Love. Deadpool The Descendants Despicable Me Detachment Edge of Tomorrow Ex Machina Gone Girl Gravity Guardians of the Galaxy Her Hidden Hidden Figures […]

Best movies of the 2000s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 50 First Dates About a Boy About Schmidt Adaptation. Amelie American Splendor Atonement The Aviator Babel Batman Begins A Beautiful Mind Big Fish The Bourne Identity The Bourne Supremacy The Bourne Ultimatum Bridget Jones’s Diary Casino Royale Catch Me If You Can Changeling Chicken Run […]

Best movies of the 1990s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best American Beauty The American President Apollo 13 As Good as It Gets Awakenings Babe Backdraft Being John Malkovich The Big Lebowski Bowfinger Bulworth Chaplin The City of Lost Children Clerks Con Air Dances with Wolves Dark City Dave Dead Again Delicatessen Fargo The Fisher King […]

Best movies of the 1980s

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best Amadeus Possibly not historically accurate, but lots of fun. Mozart is a genius composer but he’s not very good at holding onto his money — jealous rival Salieri takes advantage of both. Blade Runner Redefined the look of a SF movie, and full of […]

Best movies of the 1970s

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best Fiddler on the Roof Happy and sad, the music is top notch. A musical about Tevye and his family in Russia in 1905, when his daughters start thinking about getting married. Stars Topol. Grease The music will keep your toes tapping. A musical about […]