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Jean-Pierre Melville: The Definitive Ranking

Jean-Pierre Melville, ne Grumbach, was one of the most influential French filmmakers that the overall cinematic culture seems to have largely forgotten. He and his approach to filmmaking in the underworld is alive and well for certain filmmakers like John Woo and Quentin Tarantino, but much like the references Tarantino puts into his movies, no… Continue reading Jean-Pierre Melville: The Definitive Ranking

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The Terminator Franchise: The Definitive Ranking

Ah, another franchise reviewed. Also ranked. May the Listicle gods grant me bounty for this list. This is a case study in a studio led franchise that's designed to simply earn money. From a surprise beginning with a tiny-budget of a first film through giant behemoths of productions, the different production companies (that almost all… Continue reading The Terminator Franchise: The Definitive Ranking