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My Top 100 Favorite Movies of All Time (100 items)
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Top 20 Film Villains (20 items)
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Top 20 TV Villains (20 items)
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Thor: Ragnarok review

Posted : 11 months, 2 weeks ago on 6 November 2017 02:11 (A review of Thor: Ragnarok)

Just an absolute blast all the way through. I always felt like the first two had so much wasted potential as these movies have a great mythology and world to explore but it never quite got there. These are what these movies should have been: fun comic book fantasy/sci-fi throwbacks with that never takes itself too seriously. For the first time, Thor and Loki feel like brothers and their dynamic is actually one of the best things about this. Thor himself is actually now at his most fun than ever before. Hemsworth plays him as that cool, sweet, fun jock who you would love to just hang out with. Hemsworth really excels at comedy and these kind of roles so he nails it. Bruce Banner was fun to have on the screen too with Ruffalo and Hemsworth playing it almost like a buddy cop movie. The supporting cast is cool too with Cate Blanchett, Taika Waititi, and Jeff Goldblum all bringing their own quirkiness to this world. But Tessa Thompson was the stand out. A lot have called her the "Han Solo" of the movie and it is easy to see why. She's badass, cool, smooth, funny, and you can't help but wish she was on screen every time. Thompson needs more starring roles and this film shows why.

If I have a complaint about this it's it still has the occasional trappings of the Marvel formula which feels weird against the other newer formula at play here. The villain's motivation is the same as others and it has a lot of the same story beats and pacing the other Marvel movies have. But it is still very much worth your attention. Most of that praise should be given to Waititi who understands what kind of movie this should be. He balances the tone perfectly and makes for one of the most fun Marvel movies to date. More in likely too, this will be the one with the most replay value. Go see this and just have a good time.

P.S. This has a great soundtrack too.


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Brawl in Cell Block 99 review

Posted : 11 months, 2 weeks ago on 5 November 2017 06:27 (A review of Brawl in Cell Block 99)

Whenever I look for books, there is always one that has an odd title and a great cover that catches my eye. Usually these books are pulpy as hell with a grindhouse edge. These books also tend to have some of the most despicable characters you will ever read with even the "heroes" being not very good people. This is like those books and I loved it. It's a brutal movie with the violence being depicted as more bone breaking than over the top gore. Zahler really helps you feel every punch and bone break in this. He does a great job too of helping you feel the isolation of the prison and the loneliness Bradley feels. Even when the setting looks grimy and disgusting, you can't help but feel the atmosphere and be captivated with what is on screen. This too is probably one of the best things Vince Vaughn has done in years. It feels like he is now entering that stage of a comedian's career where they start to do more drama work and character actor work, and so far he is nailing it. The supporting cast is good with Udo Kier and Don Johnson being charismatic performers. If I have one complaint it's that I wish we had gotten a little more with the main antagonist as he just feels like a typical cartel boss. But I highly recommend checking this out as it is one of my favorites this year.


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Judge Doom
The villain behind most of our nightmares as children. He's terrifying even before we see his true form. Once we learn more about him and just how creepy he is though, he becomes the true monster he is. Christopher Lloyd played the perfect villain for kids and adults to fear.
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Sgt. Bob Barnes
The scariest thing about this character is at one point he was human. You see glimpses of it throughout the movie. But what the war did to him is turn him into a violent, soulless shadow of his former self. He's terrifying in the way of someone who has no true morals and does not care about human life. Berenger played it perfectly that I had trouble for awhile seeing him as anyone but Barnes.
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Posted: 9 months, 2 weeks ago at Jan 1 3:56
Thanks for all of your votes last year. Have a fantastic 2018, DM!
Posted: 11 months, 2 weeks ago at Nov 5 18:55
Thanks for the Friend request, DM! Hope you're having a super Sunday. :)
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Jul 7 19:11
Thanks for the list vote and comment, DM! Have a wonderful weekend. :)
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Jun 8 0:10
Thanks again, DM! Hope you're having a brilliant week. :)
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Feb 20 10:13
Thanks for latest vote, DM! Have an amazing week. :)
Posted: 1 year, 8 months ago at Feb 2 3:12
Hi please check my list
www.listal.com/list/listals-100-best-tv-shows-136
and tell me your 10 favorite tv shows!
Posted: 2 years ago at Oct 9 20:50
Thanks again, DM! Have a fantastic week ahead. :)
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Dec 13 15:30
Thanks for the list votes, DM! Hope you're having a great weekend. :)
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Nov 20 3:11
Thank you for the vote & comment :)
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Mar 23 5:51
Thanks for the vote and comment on my Guardians Of The Galaxy Soundtrack list :) have a nice week!

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