Top Ten Comedies Not Usually Seen On Top Ten Lists

April 12, 2011

Every blogger who’s watched eleven movies in one lifetime has put togther a Top Ten films list. I’ve read half of those. Within each catagory are features well-known and well-worn. Embittered clashes have arisen over each list and its inclusions and/or exclusions to rival the Caputlets and Montagues, Hatfields and McCoys, Sunnis and Shia, and even the Yankees and the Red Sox. But this list is different. I’ve dedicated this series to those films that rarely, if ever, show up on the select litanies so often found in the blog-o-spere. With that may I humbly introduce for your perusal: The Top Ten Films That Don’t Usually Make Top Ten Lists. These are gems often overlooked, neglected, and ignored… due to no other fault than not being as good as the Top Ten…
Comedies:
Used Cars, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Raising Arizona, The Fortune Cookie, My Favorite Year, Ed Wood, Roxanne, Idiocracy, S.O.B., Welcome To The Doll House.

Top ten films not found on top ten lists

April 9, 2011

Every blogger who’s watched eleven movies in one lifetime has put togther a Top Ten films list. I’ve read half of those. Within each catagory are features well-known and well-worn. Embittered clashes have arisen over each list and its inclusions and/or exclusions to rival the Caputlets and Montagues, Hatfields and McCoys, Sunnis and Shia, and even the Yankees and the Red Sox. But this list is different. I’ve dedicated this series to those films that rarely, if ever, show up on the select litanies so often found in the blog-o-spere. With that may I humbly introduce for your perusal: The Top Ten Films That Don’t Usually Make Top Ten Lists. These are gems often overlooked, neglected, and ignored… due to no other fault than not being as good as the Top Ten…
Starting with drama: (not in order) Elmer Gantry, Dog Day Afternoon, The Elephant Man, Tender Mercies, Mona Lisa, Drug Store Cowboy, Glengarry Glen Ross, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?, Lone Star, The Fabulous Baker Boys

Wheel… of… Fortune…

November 23, 2010

Imagine how much harder Wheel of Fortune would be in Wales…
“Okay, we’ve got a Welsh pronoun 216 letters…”
“I’d like to buy an ‘A'”
“Yes… 52 ‘A’s.”

In the tradition of…

January 29, 2010

the Scarlet Pimpernal, comes America’s newest superhero: the Mauve Flamer! Mild mannered florist by day… until a call for help–get away from me you cretone bully! Into a nearby closet and out emerges the Mauve Flamer protector of those who can’t fend for themselves… for fear of ruining their manicure. Hurling mauve balls o’ fire, the Flamer rushes to the aid of those who needs AID… not AIDS but aid… and… um…

Pisces Soccer Fan…

December 29, 2009

Goal Fish…

A card for anyone born on 07 December…

December 7, 2009

Happy? You just wait Yankee dog...

Vincent Van Moe nee Van Mogh

October 30, 2009

The Guy that…

October 4, 2009

 

This is the guy who didn't get the call back for the role of Cesare in "The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari"

This is the guy who didn't get the call back for the role of Cesare in "The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari"

GOP calls Obama Timid… WH: Get Over It…

June 22, 2009

Republicans congressmen called the actions of the President, “timid” in his response to the disputed Iranian election. The White House line, in reply, has been a pejorative, “Get over it.”*

Spokesman for the party, Rush Limbaugh, is expected to rebut the comment with something un-researched and without bearing on the situation. Few individuals with a triple digit are expected to accept the corpulent former drug abuser’s words as serious.

* http://electionlawblog.org/archives/002445.html

ANY-thing more…

June 9, 2009

Is there anything more annoying than a rhetorical question?