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Tanner’s Revised Top 25 Favorite Movie of All Time

So, considering the fact that I have finally decided to write the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time… Which is coming soon… I decided to revisit one of my favorite posts of all time: My Favorite Movies of All Time. Here is the thing, opinions change, ideas change, and ultimately my tastes have changed. Some movies have become more prevelent in my mind. Some… Some have fallen off the board altogether. When I originally created my Top 25 list… I completely snubbed a few of my favorite movies due to good ole fashion forgetfulness. As such, movies like Die Hard and Reservoir Dogs have made and rectified the list. So with that said, please enjoy my Top 25 FAVORITE MOVIES OF ALL TIME!

Honorable Mentions
Shaun of the Dead
Kill Bill
The Lion King
Strangers on a Train
Pulp Fiction
The Dark Knight
La Finestra di Fronte
Howl’s Moving Castle
The Guardians of the Galaxy Continue reading “Tanner’s Revised Top 25 Favorite Movie of All Time”

Tanner Reviews Phantom of the Paradise

395px-Phantom_of_the_Paradise_movie_posterI definitely did some digging into the vaults in order to find this cult classic buried deep within the rest of the seventies. The first ‘modern’ retelling of the classic story of the brooding and scared Phantom who falls in love with the lovely Christine and can only express it through the art of song. The Phantom of the Opera is a timeless classic and one of the staples of theater pieces and on that note drama in general. Since its creation in 1909 it surprises me that it took damn near 70 years for someone to come along and put a ‘modern’ spin on the story (and by modern I mean 1970’s modern). But in 1974 through the shared minds of director Brian De Palma and music legend Paul Williams the Phantom of the Paradise was born. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Phantom of the Paradise”