Favorite 20 of 2018

You've seen me say nice things about every other movie I saw last year, so here is the final ranking. I will note, that there is one movie that I imagine will make a very strong run at my top five, with Barry Jenkins' gorgeous looking adaptation of James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk not…

The Be Kind Rewind – 2018

Listen, y'all,  making movies is hard. A lot of people put a lot of effort into the movies, and sometimes that comes through very clearly, and other times it is less readily apparent. Either way, people work hard on these things for months, and calling something "one of the worst" isn't something I'm looking to…

Moonranker

Here we are! The final, definitive ranking of the twenty-four Eon-produced James Bond films. And by definitive, I mean I've changed individual rankings a couple dozen times before I finally became content enough to go with this.  Although this is probably flawed because I'm the one who did it, I'm actually pretty happy with the…

A View To A List

Below is my ranking of different components of the James Bond franchise. Each category is sorted from best to worst. For my full ranking, that takes everything into account, go here. Bond, James Bond (25% of final score) Casino Royale From Russia With Love Dr. No License to Kill GoldenEye Quantum of Solace On Her…

Top Ten Films of 2017

We're at the end of the year, and even though there are handful of movies that could impact this list, including releases from the beginning of the year (Colossal, Okja) and films that have yet to come out or have come out more recently (Phantom Thread, Darkest Hour, Lady Bird), I think I have finished watching…