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Best of 2014

Happy New Year’s Eve Everyone! Once again, it is time reflect on the year’s best/worst movies! Let the list commence! BEST OLDER FILM FIRST SEEN IN 2014, RUNNER-UP: Songs From the Second Floor – Bite sized chunks of delightfully bleak … Continue reading

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Best of 2013

Happy 2014 Everybody! Having seen 520 films last year, and finished up with the Film Registry lists, it’s time for my 2013 movie awards! BEST PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY FILM, RUNNER UP – This is Cinerama – Gorgeous cinematography … Continue reading

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Best of 2012

Happy New Year Everybody! Time for my Movie Best-of and Worst-of 2012 Lists…. BEST PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY FILM, RUNNER UP – Precious Images – A fantastic collage of great scenes from great movies. BEST PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN NATIONAL FILM … Continue reading

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Best of 2011

Happy New Year! Time for my 2011 Movie lists….. BEST PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY FILM, RUNNER UP – The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – Can’t believe I hadn’t seen this before! BEST PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY FILM … Continue reading

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Best of 2010

I saw a record 633 films (new and old) during 2010…here were my various favorites, starting with vintage film picks, then 2010: BEST PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY FILM, RUNNER UP – Love Me Tonight (1932) – Rodgers and Hart … Continue reading

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Best Films of the Decade

I’ve seen 1857 films over the past 10 years….time to count down my top 100 of the 00s…. #100 – In the Loop – Caustically funny and scathing look at the politics of selling a war. A perfect film to … Continue reading

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Academy Awards Nominations and Commentary

The 72nd Academy Award Nominations were announced this morning. The nominations and my comments follow… Best Picture American Beauty The Cider House Rules The Green Mile The Insider The Sixth Sense The biggest surprise here, as with the entire list … Continue reading

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The Best of 1999

Overall this has been a disappointing year for movies. Entertainment Weekly recently called 1999, “The Year That Changed Movies”, and yet I don’t think that is nearly the case. Yes, there were quite a number of good films (as are … Continue reading

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Fall Preview – 1999

Once again, the best time of year for film lovers has rolled around. The year has been rather unassuming up to this point. However, the final four months of the year are the time when the studios crank out their … Continue reading

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Intro to the Site

Welcome to Cinematter! This is the part of the site where I explain a bit about its purpose, and ramble on and on about myself. The Origin of the Site If you want a full history of the site, click … Continue reading

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