The Top Ten Worst Things That Have Happened in 2020

On December 31st 2019, as we were all getting drunk and shouting "HAPPY NEW YEAR," none of us had any idea what the prolonged hangover that we call 2020 would eventually go on to look and feel like. From environmental disasters—such as the Australian wildfires that took place in January—to the global coronavirus pandemic that … Continue reading The Top Ten Worst Things That Have Happened in 2020

At the Halfway Point of the Year, What Are the Top Five Movies of 2020 So Far?

2020 has been strange. The coronavirus pandemic has pretty much altered every single aspect of our society in major ways, including the film industry. We've seen the release dates of several 2020 films shift around the calendar (still waiting on you to figure it out Tenet), we've seen next year's Academy Awards be pushed back to … Continue reading At the Halfway Point of the Year, What Are the Top Five Movies of 2020 So Far?

The Top Ten Netflix Original Movies

Netflix's claim to the title of "New Age Entertainment King" has remained as strong as ever during quarantine. Even with the recent launch of several new streaming services such as HBO Max and Disney Plus—as well as the existence of longtime competitors like Hulu and Amazon Prime Video—Netflix has found a way to maintain their … Continue reading The Top Ten Netflix Original Movies

Judd Apatow – Ranked

Perhaps no single person has had a bigger impact on the comedy landscape this century than Judd Apatow. Through the absurdly high number of television shows and films that he has written, directed, and produced—Apatow has created a genre unto himself, all while helping launch some of the biggest comedic stars working today. Despite his … Continue reading Judd Apatow – Ranked

The Top Ten Most Time-Consuming and Emotionally Rewarding Quarantine Activities

As the coronavirus pandemic now has us approaching our third month of quarantine, I figured I should share the ten best activities for people to partake in while staying at home. I think it's clear that we're all starting to go a little crazy due to our current situation, and while I haven't tried all … Continue reading The Top Ten Most Time-Consuming and Emotionally Rewarding Quarantine Activities

The Safdie Brothers – Ranked

Josh and Benny Safdie's parents got divorced when the two future filmmakers were still very young. Around this time, the Safdie brother's father, Alberto, had them watch the film Kramer vs. Kramer, for the purposes of explaining the situation to his two young sons. A story like this makes it clear that, at an early age, the … Continue reading The Safdie Brothers – Ranked

Every Season of Psych – Ranked

When I think of the most underappreciated great shows of the last 20 years, I think of Psych. The USA Network's psychic-detective comedy series was consistently one of the smartest and wittiest shows on television during its eight year run. Throughout those eight years, the show developed a cult following that has only grown since the … Continue reading Every Season of Psych – Ranked

The Top Ten Biggest Oscar Travesties of All Time

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a tendency to, let's say, behave recklessly when it comes time to select the Oscar winners each year. It is no secret amongst film fans that the Academy usually gets things wrong more often than they get things right. This has been a problem throughout the … Continue reading The Top Ten Biggest Oscar Travesties of All Time

Yorgos Lanthimos – Ranked

"I make films to explore concepts and raise questions, not to tell the audience what to think." - Yorgos Lanthimos Yorgos Lanthimos has been the mastermind behind some of the most eccentric and idiosyncratic films of the 21st century. A native of Greece, Lanthimos has been considered a pioneering voice in the so-called "Greek Weird … Continue reading Yorgos Lanthimos – Ranked

The Top 30 Chance The Rapper Songs

In the early 2010's, Chance The Rapper announced himself as one of the most unique and talented voices in hip-hop with 10 Day and Acid Rap. Then in 2016, he officially became one of the genre's biggest stars due to the release of his project Coloring Book—which earned him three Grammy's and launched him into the mainstream—as well as his … Continue reading The Top 30 Chance The Rapper Songs

Christopher Nolan – Ranked

“Every film should have its own world, a logic and feel to it that expands beyond the exact image that the audience is seeing.” - Christopher Nolan Christopher Nolan is certainly responsible for creating some of the most imaginative worlds to be put on screen in the last 20 years. As seen in that quote, … Continue reading Christopher Nolan – Ranked

Every Season of Community – Ranked

Community is arguably one of the greatest television shows of the past decade, not to mention one of the smartest and funniest sitcoms ever written. The show's six seasons were filled with incredibly hilarious moments on screen, and a fair amount of drama behind-the-scenes as well. Since the show premiered back in 2009, Community has had one of … Continue reading Every Season of Community – Ranked

The Top 10 Bo Burnham Songs

10. "Kill Yourself" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ltn2CmCGJZg Bo's parody of pseudo-inspirational pop music, "Kill Yourself," is one of the most memorable songs from his 2016 Netflix special, Make Happy. A lot of Bo's comedy is born out of the idea that celebrities, and the media industry at large, are manipulating their audiences. "Kill Yourself" is such an effective … Continue reading The Top 10 Bo Burnham Songs

Star Wars – Ranked

Star Wars is the most iconic franchise in the history of film. Everyone has seen these movies, and more importantly for this blog, everyone has their own rankings of the films. I am consistently impressed by just how long this franchise has been able to remain relevant and captivate generation after generation. George Lucas released … Continue reading Star Wars – Ranked

Self-Quarantine Season: 64 of the Best Action, Comedy, Drama, Sports, Stand-Up, and Superhero Films Available to Stream on Netflix Right Now

It's time to self-quarantine and social distance, which means it's also time to watch films. The problem with that is, anyone who has spent 40 minutes scrolling through Netflix just to end up putting on an episode of a TV show they've already seen before, knows that it can be very hard to decide on … Continue reading Self-Quarantine Season: 64 of the Best Action, Comedy, Drama, Sports, Stand-Up, and Superhero Films Available to Stream on Netflix Right Now

Wes Anderson – Ranked

"I like to do things that are a little surrealistic but with characters who are real. So that, even if things are a little unusual, the emotions will come through anyway." - Wes Anderson Surreal and unusual are two words that can be used to accurately describe Wes Anderson's films but the reason I really appreciate … Continue reading Wes Anderson – Ranked

10 Common Things In Society That Should Have Improved By Now But Haven’t For Some Reason

I'm often agitated, I'm frequently bothered, I'm usually confused. There are a lot of things I don't like or understand. This is a list of those things. I believe there are a lot of things in society that we, as the human race, could improve on. I'm not talking about war, genocide, racism, poverty, or … Continue reading 10 Common Things In Society That Should Have Improved By Now But Haven’t For Some Reason

The Top 15 Beers in Your Life* (*Written By a 23 Year Old)

I love beer. There's no doubt that it's a versatile beverage. You can never really go wrong with a beer. That being said, there are certain situations where that can, pint-glass, or bottle just tastes better. That's why I decided to make this list. This isn't a list of brands of beer, or types of … Continue reading The Top 15 Beers in Your Life* (*Written By a 23 Year Old)

Cameron Crowe – Ranked

Cameron Crowe is one of the more interesting filmmakers of the last 30 years. He has made some beloved films, but one cannot write about the career of Crowe without acknowledging the incredible peaks and valleys that exist within his filmography — as well as the fact that he hasn't really made a great movie in … Continue reading Cameron Crowe – Ranked

Best Picture Winners From The 2010s – Ranked

The 92nd Academy Awards take place this Sunday. They will honor the films from the final year of the 2010s. Many consider 2019 to be the best movie year of the decade. Personally, I think 2017 is a real competitor, but I would still probably have to give the nod to 2019. It was an … Continue reading Best Picture Winners From The 2010s – Ranked

The Top 10 Most Memorable Super Bowl Plays Of My Lifetime

(NFL does not allow their videos to be played on other websites but click the link I provided to view any of these plays) 10. (TIE) Devin Hester Opening Kickoff Return in Super Bowl XLI & Jacoby Jones 109 Yard Return in Super Bowl XLVII Watch Devin Hester Here Watch Jacoby Jones Here I couldn't choose … Continue reading The Top 10 Most Memorable Super Bowl Plays Of My Lifetime

Paul Thomas Anderson – Ranked

"I had older brothers and sisters who were doing drugs and playing rock music and doing all those insane things. I was watching." - Paul Thomas Anderson A quote like this is so fascinating and illuminating to me when thinking about Paul Thomas Anderson's films and the characters that inhabit them. One of the many … Continue reading Paul Thomas Anderson – Ranked

12 Reasons Disney’s Star Wars Trilogy Failed

I love Star Wars. But I do believe there is a strong case to be made that this new trilogy was a failure. Not a commercial failure obviously as these movies made a ton of money and The Force Awakens still stands as the highest grossing film in terms of domestic box office. But, instead I … Continue reading 12 Reasons Disney’s Star Wars Trilogy Failed