Tag: John Carpenter

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”

Crit or Miss: The Thing: Who Goes There?

On this episode of Crit or Miss, I take on the Scribd downloaded passion product of Michael Tresca based on the John Carpenter close quarter masterpiece, The Thing!

Top 5 Bad Movies… By Otherwise Great Directors

Just like in the real world, there is always that one job that we are not proud of or will want to keep off of our resumes. It is a sad fact of life, sometimes you need money, sometimes you think it is a good idea that turns into a horrific mistake, and sometimes you just do not care. Even in Hollywood, the best in the business are not free from churning out mind numbing schlock. This may be for any number of reasons like the ones listed above, but make no mistake… Just about everyone had done something they are not proud of and Hollywood’s best directors are no exception to this. So today I want to bring these illustrious directors into the infamous spotlight, by showcasing the Top 5 Bad Movies… By Otherwise Great Directors! Continue reading “Top 5 Bad Movies… By Otherwise Great Directors”

Tanner Reviews Ghosts of Mars

215px-John_Carpenter's_Ghosts_of_MarsToday, let’s talk about John Carpenter. John Carpenter is easily one of my favorite directors of all time. His work with practical effects is nothing short of inspirational to me and his filmography sports some of the best movies to ever to be released from the late 70’s all the way to the early 90’s. The Halloween franchise, Escape from New York, They Live, Assault on Precinct 13, The Fog, Big Trouble in Little China, and easily one of my favorite movies of all time The Thing just to name a few. While he may not be the number one influence, his work is one of the driving forces behind what sparked my love for cinema in the first place. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Ghosts of Mars”

Top 4 Reasons Why All Prequels Suck

prequelOh I hate prequels. Not just certain prequels but just about every prequel in existence I have hated and if I do not hate them then I can at least guarantee you that I do not love them or at best my reaction to them is mixed. While some of them have some redeemable qualities to them, for the most part just about every single one of them are trash. Continue reading “Top 4 Reasons Why All Prequels Suck”