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AFI Top 100: Blade Runner

In 2007, the American Film Institute revised their previous 1998 list of the 100 best American films of all time. This weekly column will explore my thoughts on select films from this list, mostly following along with the Unspooled Podcast, which inspired my journey to complete the AFI Top 100. You can also follow my…

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Academy in Review: The 1980s

Like so many other billions of people, quarantine life has led me to find something to do, and I’ve settled on watching every single Best Picture nominee from all 92 years of the Academy Awards. And for fun, we’re gonna be reviewing every decade to look back at the highs and lows throughout the years…

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The Best of the 2010s – Jen

Entries 11-25 are listed alphabetically. The top ten are ranked. Ad Astra American Animals Annihilation If Beale Street Could Talk The Irishman John Wick Kubo and the Two Strings Logan Nightcrawler Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Pariah Roma Toy Story 3 War for the Planet of the Apes Whiplash 10.  A Ghost Story An…

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Staff Selects: The Best of 1999

The Academy Award-winner American Beauty didn’t make the list of our favorite films of 1999 (you’ll eventually find out who on our staff ranks it in their 5 worst films of all time), but here are our staff’s picks for the best of 1999, a monumental year in cinema: Magnolia In Magnolia, Paul Thomas Anderson’s…

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Staff Selects: The Best of 1979

Continuing the trend of dismissing the Academy’s Best Picture winner, our staff discusses their favorite films of 1979: Apocalypse Now Forty years on, Apocalypse Now remains the greatest, most terrifying, and most potent war film ever made. In spite of, or perhaps because of, one of the most troubled productions in film history, which included…

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Staff Selects: Noirvember

As the sun sets earlier and the days get darker, the films we talk about do as well. The Cinema Etc. staff discusses some of our favorite noirs: The Third Man (1949) One of my favorites since the first time I saw it, The Third Man solidified its spot at the very top of my…

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