Tuesday, May 04, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1999

 


  1. THE MATRIX
  2. FIGHT CLUB
  3. THE BOONDOCK SAINTS
  4. JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL
  5. DOGMA
  6. WILD ZERO
  7. OFFICE SPACE
  8. AUDITION
  9. MY VOYAGE TO ITALY
  10. BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB
  11. THE NINTH GATE
  12. AMERICAN BEAUTY
  13. THE IRON GIANT
  14. THE WINTER'S TALE
  15. DETROIT ROCK CITY
  16. MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
  17. WISCONSIN DEATH TRIP
  18. THE SIXTH SENSE
  19. EYES WIDE SHUT
  20. HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL
  21. MY BEST FIEND
  22. SOUTH PARK:  BIGGER, LONGER & UNCUT
  23. MUPPETS FROM SPACE
  24. THE LOVE LETTER
  25. THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT
  26. SLEEPY HOLLOW
  27. IDLE HANDS
  28. STORM OF THE CENTURY
  29. GALAXY QUEST
  30. THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR
  31. THE GREEN MILE
  32. BEING JOHN MALKOVICH
  33. TOPSY-TURVY
  34. MOLOCH
  35. THE HURRICANE
  36. THE MUMMY
  37. LAKE PLACID
  38. GODZILLA 2000
  39. SPOOKY TOWN
  40. GAMERA 3:  REVENGE OF IRIS
  41. AUSTIN POWERS:  THE SPY WHO SHAGGED ME
  42. RKO 281
  43. MYSTERY MEN
  44. DEEP BLUE SEA
  45. A CHRISTMAS CAROL
  46. STIR OF ECHOES
  47. AMERICAN PIE
  48. THE ASTRONAUT'S WIFE
  49. MAN ON THE MOON
  50. FANTASIA 2000
  51. DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  52. ENTRAPMENT
  53. THE DEEP END OF THE OCEAN
  54. THE FEAR 2:  RESURRECTION
  55. BLOOD DOLLS
  56. MR. ROCK N ROLL:  THE ALAN FREED STORY
  57. CRUEL INTENTIONS
  58. TOTEM
  59. NEVER BEEN KISSED
  60. TARZAN
  61. SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE
  62. WILD WILD WEST
  63. ANALYZE THIS
  64. FORCES OF NATURE
  65. RUNAWAY BRIDE
  66. AT FIRST SIGHT
  67. STAR WARS EPISODE 1:  THE PHANTOM MENACE
  68. STUART LITTLE
  69. THE HAUNTING

Monday, May 03, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1998

 


  1. THE BIG LEBOWSKI
  2. RINGU
  3. RUSHMORE
  4. OUT OF MIND:  THE STORIES OF H.P. LOVECRAFT
  5. GOD SAID HA!
  6. SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
  7. HILARY AND JACKIE
  8. SMOKE SIGNALS
  9. SLUMS OF BEVERLY HILLS
  10. SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
  11. RUN LOLA RUN
  12. 42 UP
  13. ELIZABETH
  14. HARD RAIN
  15. DARK CITY
  16. THE WEDDING SINGER
  17. SCOOBY-DOO ON ZOMBIE ISLAND
  18. CAN'T YOU HEAR THE WIND HOWL?:  THE LIFE & MUSIC OF ROBERT JOHNSON
  19. FEARFUL SYMMETRY
  20. UNIVERSAL HORROR
  21. KINGDOM OF SHADOWS
  22. THE FACULTY
  23. SPHERE
  24. KU KLUX KLAN:  A SECRET HISTORY
  25. THE BIRD PEOPLE OF CHINA
  26. APT PUPIL
  27. PHANTOMS
  28. THE LAST BROADCAST
  29. SUBSPECIES 4:  BLOODSTORM
  30. MOBY DICK
  31. HALF-BAKED
  32. GODS AND MONSTERS
  33. THE X-FILES
  34. THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY
  35. VAMPIRES
  36. LETHAL WEAPON 4
  37. THE TRUMAN SHOW
  38. GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR
  39. THE HAUNTED SCREEN:  GERMAN FILM AFTER WORLD WAR I
  40. SHADOW BUILDER
  41. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
  42. PLEASANTVILLE
  43. MIGHTY JOE YOUNG
  44. RUSH HOUR
  45. OFF THE MENU:  THE LAST DAYS OF CHASEN'S
  46. VELVET GOLDMINE
  47. THE RAT PACK
  48. GIA
  49. ROUNDERS
  50. GREAT EXPECTATIONS
  51. THE PENTAGON WARS
  52. YOU'VE GOT MAIL
  53. THE ETERNAL
  54. A PERFECT MURDER
  55. THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO
  56. THE PARENT TRAP
  57. HALLOWEEN H2O:  20 YEARS LATER
  58. 54
  59. PRACTICAL MAGIC
  60. WINCHELL
  61. THE IMPOSTERS
  62. CITY OF ANGELS
  63. THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO
  64. THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK
  65. THE PRINCE OF EGYPT
  66. BULWORTH
  67. DR. DOLITTLE
  68. REAR WINDOW
  69. EVER AFTER
  70. ENEMY OF THE STATE
  71. ANTZ
  72. THE AVENGERS
  73. BABE:  PIG IN THE CITY
  74. HOPE FLOATS
  75. WHAT DREAMS MAY COME
  76. PSYCHO

Sunday, May 02, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1997

 


  1. JACKIE BROWN
  2. 4 LITTLE GIRLS
  3. THE WINTER GUEST
  4. AS GOOD AS IT GETS
  5. BREAKDOWN
  6. CHASING AMY
  7. SOUL FOOD
  8. ELTON JOHN:  TANTRUMS & TIARAS
  9. THE ICE STORM
  10. KUNDUN
  11. RUNNING TIME
  12. THE FULL MONTY
  13. L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
  14. GOOD WILL HUNTING
  15. PRIVATE PARTS
  16. 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
  17. LUGOSI:  HOLLYWOOD'S DRACULA
  18. BOOGIE NIGHTS
  19. BEAN
  20. TITANIC
  21. SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET
  22. LOST HIGHWAY
  23. NOWHERE
  24. EVENT HORIZON
  25. ALIEN RESURRECTION
  26. THE GAME
  27. THE CREEPS
  28. HIDEOUS!
  29. CONTACT
  30. MRS. BROWN
  31. AUSTIN POWERS:  INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY
  32. MOUSEHUNT
  33. WISHMASTER
  34. SCREAM 2
  35. MEN IN BLACK
  36. 12 ANGRY MEN
  37. ANACONDA
  38. THE LOST WORLD:  JURASSIC PARK
  39. OUR GOD'S BROTHER
  40. AIR FORCE ONE
  41. AMISTAD
  42. WAG THE DOG
  43. COMMANDMENTS
  44. THE VAMPIRE JOURNALS
  45. DOUBLE TEAM
  46. VOLCANO
  47. I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER
  48. COP LAND
  49. BIMBO MOVIE BASH
  50. FACE/OFF
  51. CONSPIRACY THEORY
  52. STOMP:  OUT LOUD
  53. BREAST MEN
  54. IN & OUT
  55. SELENA
  56. MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING
  57. THE SHINING
  58. THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE
  59. THE SECOND CIVIL WAR
  60. DANTE'S PEAK
  61. MURDER AT 1600
  62. METRO
  63. BATMAN & ROBIN
  64. SPICE WORLD
  65. SPEED 2:  CRUISE CONTROL

Saturday, May 01, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1996

 


  1. LOOKING FOR RICHARD
  2. THE CRUCIBLE
  3. MATILDA
  4. FREEWAY
  5. BOTTLE ROCKET
  6. BRASSED OFF
  7. A TIME TO KILL
  8. STEALING BEAUTY
  9. MISSION:  IMPOSSIBLE
  10. LAST MAN STANDING
  11. THE BIRDCAGE
  12. SCREAM
  13. FARGO
  14. TWISTER
  15. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO + JULIET
  16. HAMLET
  17. FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
  18. STAR TREK:  FIRST CONTACT
  19. GRAY'S ANATOMY
  20. ORIGINAL GANGSTAS
  21. BOUND
  22. THE FRIGHTENERS
  23. TREMORS 2:  AFTERSHOCKS
  24. PARADISE LOST:  THE CHILD MURDERS AT ROBIN HOOD HILLS
  25. GAMERA 2:  ATTACK OF LEGION
  26. THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD
  27. BIG NIGHT
  28. INDEPENDENCE DAY
  29. IRMA VEP
  30. MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000:  THE MOVIE
  31. THE CABLE GUY
  32. THE LATE SHIFT
  33. GET ON THE BUS
  34. MOTHER
  35. HEAD OF THE FAMILY
  36. TROMEO AND JULIET
  37. GOTTI
  38. BAD MOON
  39. RED HOLLYWOOD
  40. THE MANY FACES OF CHRISTOPHER LEE
  41. COSMIC VOYAGE
  42. THE HAMSTER FACTOR AND OTHER TALES OF TWELVE MONKEYS
  43. THE ROLLING STONES ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS
  44. DOCTOR WHO:  THE MOVIE
  45. EXECUTIVE DECISION
  46. THE CRAFT
  47. SLEEPERS
  48. BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD DO AMERICA
  49. JERRY MAGUIRE
  50. ZARKORR THE INVADER
  51. TRILOGY OF TERROR II
  52. THE FIRST WIVES CLUB
  53. REBIRTH OF MOTHRA
  54. JINGLE ALL THE WAY
  55. THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT
  56. MARS ATTACKS
  57. BIO-DOME
  58. JOE'S APARTMENT
  59. LAST DANCE
  60. PRIMAL FEAR
  61. DEAR GOD
  62. SPECTRE aka HOUSE OF THE DAMNED
  63. THE SUBSTITURE
  64. THE ROCK
  65. BROKEN ARROW
  66. THE NUTTY PROFESSOR
  67. RANSOM
  68. EYE FOR AN EYE
  69. IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK
  70. THE PHANTOM
  71. THE TRUTH ABOUT CATS & DOGS
  72. THAT THING YOU DO
  73. THE JUROR
  74. PHENOMENON
  75. GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
  76. CHAIN REACTION
  77. THE ARRIVAL
  78. DIABOLIQUE
  79. SANTA CLAWS
  80. THE CANTERVILLE GHOST
  81. A VERY BRADY SEQUEL 
  82. SPY HARD
  83. SPACE JAM
  84. MY FELLOW AMERICANS

Friday, April 30, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1995

 


  1. SE7EN
  2. THE USUAL SUSPECTS
  3. A PERSONAL JOURNEY WITH MARTIN SCORSESE THROUGH AMERICAN MOVIES
  4. FRIDAY
  5. BEFORE SUNRISE
  6. OTHELLO
  7. THE QUICK AND THE DEAD
  8. BRAVEHEART
  9. LA CEREMONIE
  10. CASINO
  11. MALLRATS
  12. WHISPER OF THE HEART
  13. SABRINA
  14. THE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD
  15. THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EDWARD D. WOOD JR.
  16. THE MAKING OF JAWS
  17. LUMIERE AND COMPANY
  18. TALES FROM THE HOOD
  19. TALES FROM THE CRYPT:  DEMON KNIGHT
  20. 12 MONKEYS
  21. THE BATTLE OVER CITIZEN KANE
  22. OUTBREAK
  23. ICE CREAM MAN
  24. DESPERADO
  25. CARL TH. DREYER:  MY METIER
  26. THE CELLULOID CLOSET
  27. THE LOST GARDEN:  THE LIFE AND CINEMA OF ALICE GUY-BLACHE
  28. THE WORLD OF JACQUES DEMY
  29. FROSTBITER:  WRATH OF THE WENDIGO
  30. SPIN
  31. APOLLO 13
  32. THE LAST SUPPER
  33. TRUMAN
  34. DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS
  35. CARRINGTON
  36. NIXON
  37. TO DIE FOR
  38. MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS
  39. THE LIFE AND GHOSTS OF M.R. JAMES
  40. FIRST KNIGHT
  41. EMPIRE RECORDS
  42. CLUELESS
  43. CITIZEN X
  44. DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE
  45. THE BRADY BUNCH MOVIE
  46. KAREN BLIXEN:  STORYTELLER
  47. ENGLAND, MY ENGLAND
  48. DALEKMANIA
  49. MURDER IN THE FIRST
  50. RICHARD III
  51. JUST CAUSE
  52. DOLORES CLAIBORNE
  53. BYE BYE, LOVE
  54. SCREAMERS
  55. XTRO 3:  WATCH THE SKIES
  56. STRANGE DAYS
  57. THE PROPHECY
  58. GRUMPIER OLD MEN
  59. COPYCAT
  60. JEFFERSON IN PARIS
  61. WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING
  62. BABE
  63. FRENCH KISS
  64. CASTLE FREAK
  65. THE LANGOLIERS
  66. JUMANJI
  67. DRACULA:  DEAD AND LOVING IT
  68. BOYS ON THE SIDE
  69. VIRTUOSITY
  70. MAD LOVE
  71. SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT
  72. THE SCARLET LETTER
  73. HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
  74. JUDGE DREDD
  75. THE NET
  76. ACE VENTURA:  WHEN NATURE CALLS
  77. BATMAN FOREVER
  78. JADE
  79. KISS OF DEATH
  80. THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
  81. NINE MONTHS

Thursday, April 29, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1994

 


  1. NOBODY'S FOOL
  2. CEMETERY MAN
  3. CLERKS
  4. CHUNGKING EXPRESS
  5. PULP FICTION
  6. THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
  7. ED WOOD
  8. CRUMB
  9. SPEED
  10. FIST OF LEGEND
  11. IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS
  12. LITTLE WOMEN
  13. THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT III
  14. THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE
  15. BLOODLUST:  SUBSPECIES III
  16. FLESH AND BLOOD:  THE HAMMER HERITAGE OF HORROR
  17. HEAVENLEY CREATURES
  18. FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL
  19. QUIZ SHOW
  20. THE BROWNING VERSION
  21. THE LEGEND OF THE DRUNKEN MASTER
  22. THE LION KING
  23. NATURAL BORN KILLERS
  24. INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE
  25. MAVERICK
  26. WHITE MILE
  27. THE SUM OF US
  28. THE CLIENT
  29. CINEMA OF VENGEANCE
  30. THEREMIN:  AN ELECTRONIC ODYSSEY
  31. LURKING FEAR
  32. SHRUNKEN HEADS
  33. DUMB AND DUMBER
  34. STAR TREK:  GENERATIONS
  35. THE MASK
  36. LEPRECHAUN 2
  37. HATED:  GG ALLIN AND THE MURDER JUNKIES
  38. WITCH HUNT
  39. ACE VENTURA:  PET DETECTIVE
  40. AIRHEADS
  41. THE SANTA CLAUSE
  42. THE CROW
  43. NEW NIGHTMARE
  44. THIS CAN'T BE LOVE
  45. ONE CHRISTMAS
  46. PHANTASM III:  LORD OF THE DEAD
  47. NO ESCAPE
  48. CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER
  49. IMMORTAL BELOVED
  50. MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN
  51. MRS. PARKER AND THE VICIOUS CIRCLE
  52. LOVE AFFAIR
  53. STARGATE
  54. THE NAKED GUN 33 1/3:  THE FINAL INSULT
  55. SERIAL MOM
  56. TRUE LIES
  57. BIONIC EVER AFTER?
  58. ROSWELL
  59. THE REF
  60. MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
  61. THE GETAWAY
  62. WOLF
  63. NELL
  64. INTERSECTION
  65. MY GIRL 2
  66. NORTH
  67. THE SHADOW
  68. MILK MONEY
  69. THE HUDSUCKER PROXY
  70. DISCLOSURE
  71. I.Q.
  72. THE LITTLE RASCALS
  73. TIMECOP
  74. PCU
  75. THE SPECIALIST
  76. FORREST GUMP
  77. EXIT TO EDEN

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1993

 


  1. THREE COLORS:  BLUE
  2. AND THE BAND PLAYED ON
  3. DAZED AND CONFUSED
  4. GROUNDHOG DAY
  5. LOST IN YONKERS
  6. THE UNTOLD STORY
  7. THE SECRET GARDEN
  8. THE AGE OF INNOCENCE
  9. SCHINDLER'S LIST
  10. RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD III
  11. BLOODSTONE:  SUBSPECIES II
  12. THE FUGITIVE
  13. KATHARINE HEPBURN:  ALL ABOUT ME
  14. THE WASHING MACHINE
  15. LA CLASSE AMERICAINE
  16. TRUE ROMANCE
  17. A BRONX TALE
  18. IRON MONKEY
  19. BARBARIANS AT THE GATE
  20. JURASSIC PARK
  21. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
  22. INDIAN SUMMER
  23. FALLING DOWN
  24. THE HALLOWEEEN TREE
  25. SCARY TALES
  26. REFLECTIONS OF THE LIVING DEAD
  27. REMAINS OF THE DAY
  28. POINT OF NO RETURN
  29. SHADOWLANDS
  30. GRUMPY OLD MEN
  31. PHILADELPHIA
  32. THE FIRM
  33. MATINEE
  34. THE SANDLOT
  35. NINJA SCROLL
  36. FIRE IN THE SKY
  37. RUDY
  38. THE VANISHING
  39. ETHAN FROME
  40. BODY BAGS
  41. SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE
  42. LEPRECHAUN
  43. TOMBSTONE
  44. NECRONOMICON
  45. THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
  46. ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES
  47. TWENTY BUCKS
  48. ROBIN HOOD:  MEN IN TIGHTS
  49. THE DARK HALF
  50. MRS. DOUBTFIRE
  51. THE PELICAN BRIEF
  52. DARK WATERS
  53. DOLLMAN VS. DEMONIC TOYS
  54. BODY SNATCHERS
  55. BATMAN:  MASK OF THE PHANTASM
  56. IN THE LINE OF FIRE
  57. THE TEMP
  58. THE CRUSH
  59. INDECENT PROPOSAL
  60. SOMMERSBY
  61. THE THREE MUSKETEERS
  62. BORN YESTERDAY
  63. BENNY & JOON
  64. CONEHEADS
  65. THE NIGHT WE NEVER MET
  66. MY LIFE
  67. THE LAST ACTION HERO
  68. A PERFECT WORLD
  69. THE MAN WITHOUT A FACE
  70. FLESH AND BONE
  71. THE CHILL FACTOR
  72. HOT SHOTS PART DEUX
  73. THE GOOD SON
  74. FREE WILLY
  75. MALICE
  76. WAYNE'S WORLD 2
  77. DAVE
  78. THE SEVENTH COIN
  79. SLIVER
  80. GHOST IN THE MACHINE
  81. ATTACK OF THE 50 FT. WOMAN
  82. WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S II
  83. LOOK WHO'S TALKING NOW

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1992


  1. BARAKA
  2. TRU
  3. RESERVOIR DOGS
  4. PETER'S FRIENDS
  5. WINTERBEAST
  6. UNFORGIVEN
  7. THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS
  8. BRAINDEAD
  9. TRESPASS
  10. A YEAR AND A HALF IN THE LIFE OF METALLICA
  11. YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS:  A TRIBUTE TO 'CASABLANCA'
  12. GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
  13. A FEW GOOD MEN
  14. TWIN PEAKS:  FIRE WALK WITH ME
  15. MONSTER IN A BOX
  16. BOB ROBERTS
  17. NOISES OFF
  18. BRAIN DONORS
  19. PATRIOT GAMES
  20. A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
  21. ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA II
  22. BROTHER'S KEEPER
  23. SATCHMO
  24. SNEAKERS
  25. CANDYMAN
  26. GHOSTWATCH
  27. FLYING SAUCERS OVER HOLLYWOOD:  THE 'PLAN 9' COMPANION
  28. ARMY OF DARKNESS
  29. GAS FOOD LODGING
  30. MALCOLM X
  31. MGM:  WHEN THE LION ROARS
  32. ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA III
  33. AMITYVILLE 1992:  IT'S ABOUT TIME
  34. HEARTSTOPPERS:  HORROR AT THE MOVIES
  35. CHICKBOXER
  36. ALIEN3
  37. HOFFA
  38. SINGLE WHITE FEMALE
  39. DEMONIC TOYS
  40. NAKED KILLER
  41. WAYNE'S WORLD
  42. BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA
  43. THE HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE
  44. UNLAWFUL ENTRY
  45. BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
  46. THE SEARCH FOR ROBERT JOHNSON
  47. EMPIRE OF THE AIR:  THE MEN WHO MADE RADIO
  48. DOCTOR MORDRID
  49. SCHOOL TIES
  50. THE BODYGUARD
  51. A MIDNIGHT CLEAR
  52. NINJA ZOMBIE
  53. SEEDPEOPLE
  54. SINGLES
  55. WAXWORK II:  LOST IN TIME
  56. THE CRYING GAME
  57. ORLANDO
  58. THE PLAYER
  59. CHAPLIN
  60. BATMAN RETURNS
  61. STAY TUNED
  62. MY COUSIN VINNY
  63. LETHAL WEAPON 3
  64. A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT
  65. THE MAN UPSTAIRS
  66. SISTER ACT
  67. HOUSESITTER
  68. LEAP OF FAITH
  69. HOWARD'S END
  70. DEATH BECOMES HER
  71. FRANKENSTEIN
  72. LADYBUGS
  73. PASSENGER 57
  74. FOREVER YOUNG
  75. FAR AND AWAY
  76. SCENT OF A WOMAN
  77. BAD CHANNELS
  78. SLEEPWALKERS
  79. NETHERWORLD
  80. PURE COUNTRY
  81. HERO
  82. THE BABE
  83. USED PEOPLE
  84. UNDER SIEGE
  85. DARK HARVEST
  86. CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT
  87. PRELUDE TO A KISS
  88. COOL WORLD
  89. BOOMERANG
  90. HOME ALONE 2:  LOST IN NEW YORK
  91. THE OPPOSITE SEX AND HOW TO LIVE WITH THEM
  92. FREEJACK
  93. 1492:  CONQUEST OF PARADISE
  94. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS:  THE DISCOVERY
  95. BLUE ICE
  96. NIGHT AND THE CITY
  97. TOYS
  98. HUMANOIDS FROM ATLANTIS
  99. MEMOIRS OF THE INVISIBLE MAN

Monday, April 26, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1991

 


  1. JFK
  2. TERMINATOR 2:  JUDGMENT DAY
  3. THE COMMITMENTS
  4. RIKI-OH:  THE STORY OF RICKY
  5. THE RESURRECTED
  6. ONLY YESTERDAY
  7. SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
  8. DEFENDING YOUR LIFE
  9. 35 UP
  10. HEART OF DARKNESS:  A FILMMAKER'S APOCALYPSE
  11. CLOSE MY EYES
  12. NAKED LUNCH
  13. A QUESTION OF ATTRIBUTION
  14. MADONNA:  TRUTH OR DARE
  15. BODY PARTS
  16. A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME
  17. HIGHWAY TO HELL
  18. OSCAR
  19. THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS
  20. DELICATESSEN
  21. THERE'S NOTHING OUT THERE
  22. FEAR IN THE DARK
  23. PUPPET MASTER III
  24. CAST A DEADLY SPELL
  25. EUROPA
  26. SUBSPECIES
  27. ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA
  28. ONLY THE LONELY
  29. THE FISHER KING
  30. RUSH
  31. THE INNOCENTS ABROAD
  32. MARTIAL LAW II:  UNDERCOVER
  33. BUGSY
  34. POPCORN
  35. THE BONEYARD
  36. THE ADDAMS FAMILY
  37. WHAT ABOUT BOB?
  38. DEAD AGAIN
  39. THE CRUCIFER OF BLOOD
  40. CITY SLICKERS
  41. THATCHER:  THE FINAL DAYS
  42. GODZILLA VS. KING GHIDORAH
  43. THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM
  44. THE BEST OF FRIENDS
  45. L.A. STORY
  46. DOLLMAN
  47. BACKDRAFT
  48. CAPE FEAR
  49. SHADOWS AND FOG
  50. STAR TREK VI:  THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY
  51. NOTHING BUT TROUBLE
  52. BLOODSUCKING PHARAOHS IN PITTSBURGH
  53. THE ROCKETEER
  54. KINGDOM OF THE VAMPIRE
  55. THE NAKED GUN 2 1/2:  THE PRICE OF FEAR
  56. TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II:  THE SECRET OF THE OOZE
  57. DON'T TELL MOM THE BABYSITTER'S DEAD
  58. MY GIRL
  59. ROBIN HOOD:  PRINCE OF THIEVES
  60. HOOK
  61. GRAND CANYON
  62. DYING YOUNG
  63. REGARDING HENRY
  64. SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY
  65. THE DOORS
  66. DUTCH
  67. ERNEST SCARED STUPID
  68. KING RALPH
  69. SOAPDISH
  70. BILL & TED'S BOGUS JOURNEY
  71. V.I. WARSHAWSKI
  72. CURLY SUE

Sunday, April 25, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1990

 


  1. GOODFELLAS
  2. ROSENKRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
  3. DREAMS
  4. LIFE IS SWEET
  5. PUMP UP THE VOLUME
  6. MILLER'S CROSSING
  7. LORD OF THE FLIES
  8. TRULY MADLY DEEPLY
  9. MISERY
  10. THE EXORCIST III
  11. THE HOT SPOT
  12. THE LIFE OF PYTHON
  13. GHOST
  14. EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
  15. JACOB'S LADDER
  16. MANIAC COP 2
  17. CHILD'S PLAY 2
  18. MARTIAL LAW
  19. TWO EVIL EYES
  20. THE SUCKLING
  21. THE TWO JAKES
  22. STEPHEN KING'S IT
  23. TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE:  THE MOVIE
  24. AVALON
  25. PRETTY WOMAN
  26. DANCES WITH WOLVES
  27. THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER
  28. PACIFIC HEIGHTS
  29. THE KRAYS
  30. TREMORS
  31. POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE
  32. THE LONG WALK HOME
  33. TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES
  34. GRAVEYARD SHIFT
  35. HAMLET
  36. DEMON WIND
  37. THE ADVENTURES OF FORD FAIRLANE
  38. PUPPET MASTER II
  39. AWAKENINGS
  40. BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR
  41. THE WITCHES
  42. EROTIC GHOST STORY
  43. ROCKULA
  44. PALE BLOOD
  45. CHINA O'BRIEN
  46. THE WILLIES
  47. FLATLINERS
  48. FRANKENSTEIN UNBOUND
  49. THE RUSSIA HOUSE
  50. DIE HARD 2
  51. THE RIFT
  52. STUFF STEPHANIE IN THE INCINERATOR
  53. TREASURE ISLAND
  54. HOME ALONE
  55. ARACHNOPHONIA
  56. THE FRESHMAN
  57. MEMPHIS BELLE
  58. MY BLUE HEAVEN
  59. JETSONS:  THE MOVIE
  60. GRIM PRAIRIE TALES
  61. THE GUARDIAN
  62. A SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM
  63. WHITE PALACE
  64. BLUE STEEL
  65. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
  66. SOULTAKER
  67. I LOVE YOU TO DEATH
  68. DICK TRACY
  69. FERTILIZE THE BLASPHEMING BOMBSHELL
  70. JEKYLL & HYDE
  71. JOE VS. THE VOLCANO
  72. THE GODFATHER PART III

Thursday, April 22, 2021

HAPPY SEAN LOCK DAY!!!!

 AS EVERYBODY KNOWS, APRIL 22ND IS NATIONAL SEAN LOCK DAY!!! 

There are many ways to celebrate:  drink some canal water, catapult a mole into the ground, eat some pork to get a tapeworm, buy a tiger a pint and many other festive activities.








Wednesday, April 14, 2021

WAYNE'S STEAK RECIPE. FERDA.

 WAYNE'S STEAK RECIPE.  FERDA.



As per usual, there will be a slight pause between decades.  So make yerself a steak.

"What?  A pause?!?!  Ke Digida!!!"

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1989

 


  1. SHIRLEY VALENTINE
  2. KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE
  3. ONE WARM LINE:  THE LEGACY OF STAN ROGERS
  4. VALMONT
  5. THE CHURCH
  6. SAY ANYTHING. . .
  7. THE KILLER
  8. SCANDAL
  9. THE YELLOW WALLPAPER
  10. INTRUDER
  11. GRAVE ROBBERS
  12. THE DEAD PIT
  13. BATMAN
  14. INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE
  15. HENRY V
  16. MY LEFT FOOT
  17. FIELD OF DREAMS
  18. ACTION U.S.A.
  19. LAURIN
  20. PEDICAB DRIVER
  21. DIAL CODE SANTA CLAUS aka GAME OVER
  22. GOD OF GAMBLERS
  23. THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S BIGGEST BALL
  24. DEAD POETS' SOCIETY
  25. NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION
  26. THE BLACK CAT
  27. OPERATION PINK SQUAD II
  28. LONGTIME COMPANION
  29. GLORY
  30. DEAD CALM
  31. MONTY PYTHON:  PARROT SKETCH NOT INCLUDED
  32. PARENTS
  33. PET SEMATARY
  34. ROGER & ME
  35. WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
  36. UHF
  37. BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE
  38. PARENTHOOD
  39. THE TALL GUY
  40. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
  41. THE 'BURBS
  42. LETHAL WEAPON 2
  43. LEVIATHAN
  44. AMITYVILLE:  THE EVIL ESCAPES
  45. THE LITTLE MERMAID
  46. VAMPIRE BUSTER
  47. STAR TREK V:  THE FINAL FRONTIER
  48. STEEL MAGNOLIAS
  49. MOONTRAP
  50. PUPPET MASTER
  51. SLEEPAWAY CAMP III:  TEENAGE WASTELAND
  52. ALWAYS
  53. SKIN DEEP
  54. LITTLE MONSTERS
  55. NIGHTWISH
  56. DEEPSTAR SIX
  57. THE WAR OF THE ROSES
  58. WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S
  59. BEYOND THE STARS
  60. ROAD HOUSE
  61. LOOK WHO'S TALKING
  62. SEA OF LOVE
  63. THE DREAM TEAM
  64. TURNER & HOOCH
  65. TAP
  66. NEXT OF KIN
  67. PAGANINI HORROR
  68. CANNIBAL WOMEN IN THE AVOCADO JUNGLE OF DEATH
  69. TANGO & CASH
  70. SHE-DEVIL
  71. SECOND SIGHT
  72. THE MCPHERSON TAPE
  73. FLETCH LIVES

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1988

 


  1. DANGEROUS LIAISONS
  2. DIE HARD
  3. MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO
  4. THE THIN BLUE LINE
  5. PAPERHOUSE
  6. THEY LIVE
  7. DEADBEAT AT DAWN
  8. COMIC BOOK CONFIDENTIAL
  9. SLEEPAWAY CAMP II:  UNHAPPY CAMPERS
  10. MISSISSIPPI BURNING
  11. THE VANISHING
  12. CINEMA PARADISO
  13. BIG
  14. KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE
  15. CLARA'S HEART
  16. THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW
  17. BEETLEJUICE
  18. U2:  RATTLE AND HUM
  19. THE NAVIGATOR:  A MEDIAEVAL ODYSSEY
  20. THE LADY IN WHITE
  21. BRAIN DAMAGE
  22. THE NAKED GUN:  FROM THE FILES OF POLICE SQUAD
  23. IMAGINE:  JOHN LENNON
  24. THE LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM
  25. BACALL ON BOGART
  26. MOONWALKER
  27. AMNSTERDAMNED
  28. DOMINICK AND EUGENE
  29. DAFFY DUCK'S QUACKBUSTERS
  30. MONKEY SHINES
  31. WAXWORK
  32. THE BRAIN
  33. GRAVEROBBERS
  34. A FISH CALLED WANDA
  35. PHANTASM II
  36. SCROOGED
  37. CHILD'S PLAY
  38. RAIN MAN
  39. THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN
  40. NIGHT OF THE DEMONS
  41. ELVIRA, MISTRESS OF THE DARK
  42. THE BLOB
  43. HISTOIRE(S) DU CINEMA
  44. MANIAC COP
  45. I'M GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA
  46. YOUNG GUNS
  47. BEACHES
  48. TWINS
  49. HEATHERS
  50. PATTY HEARST
  51. GORILLAS IN THE MIST
  52. THE EVIL CLERGYMAN
  53. HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN
  54. YOUNG EINSTEIN
  55. SPELLCASTER
  56. BLACK ROSES
  57. GHOSTHOUSE
  58. DEAD HEAT
  59. DEEP SPACE
  60. EIGHT MEN OUT
  61. ROBO VAMPIRE
  62. TUCKER:  THE MAN AND HIS DREAM
  63. THE BEAR
  64. PUMPKINHEAD
  65. HACK-O-LANTERN
  66. 976-EVIL
  67. CELLAR DWELLER
  68. NOT OF THIS EARTH
  69. COMING TO AMERICA
  70. GHOST TOWN
  71. DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
  72. LAURA LANSING SLEPT HERE
  73. WITCHERY
  74. VAMPIRE'S KISS
  75. WITHOUT A CLUE
  76. WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT?
  77. JACK THE RIPPER
  78. THE TESTIMONY OF RANDOLPH CARTER
  79. THE DEAD POOL
  80. SHOOT TO KILL
  81. THE GREAT OUTDOORS
  82. SHE'S HAVING A BABY
  83. VICE VERSA
  84. PUNCHLINE
  85. OUT OF THE DARK
  86. HELLBOUND:  HELLRAISER II
  87. ZOMBIE VS. NINJA
  88. BIG BUSINESS
  89. SPACE MUTINY
  90. ARTHUR 2:  ON THE ROCKS
  91. CONSUMING PASSIONS
  92. HIGH SPIRITS
  93. D.O.A.
  94. HOBGOBLINS
  95. SCARECROWS
  96. THE SEVENTH SIGN
  97. MAC AND ME

Monday, April 12, 2021

YEAR-BY-YEAR RANKING: 1987

 


  1. 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD
  2. BABETTE'S FEAST
  3. BLOOD DINER
  4. THE WHALES OF AUGUST
  5. THE DARK ANGEL
  6. PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES
  7. ROBOCOP
  8. DEATHROW GAMESHOW
  9. MASTERS OF COMIC BOOK ART
  10. THE LAST EMPEROR
  11. BAGDAD CAFE
  12. OPERA
  13. EVIL DEAD 2
  14. DEAD OF WINTER
  15. SWIMMING TO CAMBODIA
  16. THE LOST BOYS
  17. LESS THAN ZERO
  18. THE MONSTER SQUAD
  19. ANGEL HEART
  20. LETHAL WEAPON
  21. NEAR DARK
  22. THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
  23. RAISING ARIZONA
  24. DOLLS
  25. THE TEN-YEAR LUNCH
  26. DIRTY DANCING
  27. CREEPSHOW 2
  28. ROXANNE
  29. THE GATE
  30. STAGEFRIGHT:  AQUARIUS
  31. BAD TASTE
  32. A CHINESE GHOST STORY
  33. THE CALLER
  34. SLAUGHTERHOUSE
  35. RAGE OF HONOR
  36. BLOOD RAGE
  37. BLOODY NEW YEAR
  38. DARK AGE
  39. THE HOSPICE
  40. WINGS OF DESIRE
  41. HELLRAISER
  42. AMAZON WOMEN ON THE MOON
  43. EDDIE MURPHY:  RAW
  44. THE VIDEO DEAD
  45. GRAVEYARD DISTURBANCE
  46. THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S THIRD BALL
  47. SPACEBALLS
  48. YEELEN
  49. PREDATOR
  50. HARD TICKET TO HAWAII
  51. CYCLONE
  52. WALL STREET
  53. ROLLING VENGEANCE
  54. CHUCK BERRY:  HAIL!  HAIL!  ROCK 'N' ROLL
  55. SUMMER SCHOOL
  56. FATAL ATTRACTION
  57. SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE II
  58. WHITE WATER SUMMER
  59. TOUGH GUYS DON'T DANCE
  60. RADIO DAYS
  61. THE BELIEVERS
  62. MOONSTRUCK
  63. GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM
  64. HELLO MARY LOU:  PROM NIGHT II
  65. REST IN PIECES
  66. PRINCE OF DARKNESS
  67. FULL METAL JACKET
  68. THE CURSE
  69. FROM A WHISPER TO A SCREAM
  70. THE UNTOUCHABLES
  71. BURGLAR
  72. OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE
  73. CREEPOZOIDS
  74. GHOST CHASE
  75. MANNEQUIN
  76. BLIND DATE
  77. THROW MOMMA FROM THE TRAIN
  78. *BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED
  79. THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK
  80. DRAGNET
  81. BACK TO THE BEACH
  82. MAYFLOWER MADAM
  83. LA BAMBA
  84. HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS
  85. THE PRINCESS BRIDE
  86. THE RUNNING MAN
  87. BEVERLY HILLS COP II
  88. THREE MEN AND A BABY
  89. CRIMINALLY INSANE 2
  90. SUPERMAN IV:  THE QUEST FOR PEACE
  91. CRY, WILDERNESS
  92. HOWLING III