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10 Enlightening Movie Bands

18 Apr

It’s no secret that all movie stars long to be rock stars. Sometimes they get to pretend to be, and the results can teach us a lot. Here are 10 enlightening movie bands.  Continue reading

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10 Great Rod Steiger Films

12 Apr

The astounding career of this tragically overlooked actor truly deserves to be on T-shirts and dormroom posters. I mean, he’s known but not Brando-known, which he should be. Each Steiger performance is like a punch in the stomach reminding you that great things can happen when an artist takes his work seriously. From Charlie Malloy, to playing Bentio Mussolini twice, all the way to the judge in “The Hurricane”, each powerhouse performance is worth it’s own class at NYU, and his linkability rating beats Kevin Bacon’s by almost 50%). Here are 10 great Rod Steiger films. Continue reading

10 Things We Learned From The Movies

8 Apr

Sometimes the movies can teach us a thing or two about life. Sometimes these things are plain, simple truths delivered in a snappy and often heartfelt performance. Sometimes they are complicated riddles that are  a little tougher to crack. Sometimes they really make no sense at all. But once we’ve heard one of these little nuggets of wisdom, we know that we learned something. Here are 10 things we learned from the movies. Continue reading

10 Great Moments For Oscar-winners

6 Apr

The greatest recognition any movie actor can receive is of course the Academy Award. They’ll go crazy trying to get one: wear poofy clothes, affecting an accent, snot-crying… If you want the Academy to notice, you got to step it up. You gotta let them see you acting. That’s why many Oscar-winners’ subtler performances go unnoticed. Here are 10 equally endurable performances from some our favorite Oscar-winners. Continue reading

10 Films That Aren’t As Good As We Think

4 Apr

Sometimes a film’s coolness stifles its soul, and its pursuit of fashion prevents it from having any real style. It’s afraid to journey alone into the unknown darkness, so it desperately traces behind someone else’s footprints. We want so much to believe that these films are counter-culture, progressive, and indie; but really they’re only dull, superfluous turds of hive-mind thinking. Here are 10 films that could’ve been good if they didn’t try so hard to be cool. Continue reading

10 Songs That Samples The Movies

1 Apr
Some musicians love the movies so much that they put them in their songs. Some songs sample clips from lesser known films, while others use ones that are instantly recognizable, and some songs use clips that are just downright bizarre (see number 8 on the list). Here are 10 songs and the original clips from the movie they sampled. Continue reading

10 Rousing Films Of Redemption

23 Mar

From St. Peter to Silas Marner, from Raskolnikov to Lili Von Shtupp, you can’t beat the stories where the bad guys’ hearts grow three sizes and they find the true meaning of everything. To switch sides in the epic struggle between light and dark is possibly the basis of all storytelling, so it’s no surprise that there have been so many classic films about it. Check out these 10, and remember it’s never too late to start it all over. Continue reading

10 Movie Lawyers

21 Mar

“What is the difference between a catfish and a lawyer? One is a scum sucking bottom dweller and the other is a fish”. True dat. However, in the movies sometimes a lawyer is the ‘good guy’. I know, weird, right? See if you can tell the goodies from the baddies with The Movie Lists’ 10 classic litigators. Continue reading

10 Coolest Movie Voices

18 Mar

Nietzsche said, “We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.” Well, you’d to slap a baby if one of these 10 smooth movie voices told you to. Enjoy! And let their words they ooze down your ear canal like sacred honey. Continue reading

10 Great Ponytails

15 Mar

Men’s ponytails. They’re a follicle conundrum. They’re like a montage of hair: a large quantity condensed for space, time, and information. You can tell a lot about a man by the way he pulls back his hair (besides that he probably smells like cigarettes and Drakkar Noir), so let The Movie Lists educate you with these 10 great movie ponytails. Continue reading

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