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Adam Matty
1. Leonardo DiCaprio
2. Philip Seymour Hoffman
3. Tony Leung
4. Russell Crowe
5. Viggo Mortensen
1. Philip Seymour Hoffman
2. Johnny Depp
3. Christian Bale
4. Javier Bardem
5. Will Smith


Adam Matty
1. Blue Velvet
2. Hannah and Her Sisters
3. Platoon
4. The Color of Money
5. Sherman's March
1. Platoon
2. The Fly
3. Hannah and Her Sisters
4. God's Country
5. Hoosiers


Adam Matty
1. Naomi Watts
2. Cate Blanchett
3. Kate Winslet
4. Tilda Swinton
5. Juliette Binoche
1. Kate Winslet
2. Cate Blanchett
3. Tilda Swinton
4. Catherine Keener
5. Anne Hathaway


Adam Matty
1. The Thin Blue Line
2. A Clockwork Orange
3. The Purple Rose of Cairo
4. Reds
5. Red River
1. Reds
2. A Clockwork Orange
3. The Thin Blue Line
4. Le cercle rouge
5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs


Adam Matty
1. Out of Sight
2. The Big Lebowski
3. Buffalo 66
4. Dark City
5. Shakespeare in Love
1. The Big Lebowski
2. Out of Sight
3. The Thin Red Line
4. There's Something About Mary
5. Wild Things


Adam Matty
Supp. Actress Will: Mo'Nique
Should: Anna Kendrick
Will: Mo'Nique
Should: Anna Kendrick
Supp. Actor W: Christoph Waltz
S: Christoph Waltz
W: Christoph Waltz
S: Christoph Waltz
W: Up in the Air
S: An Education
W: Up in the Air
S: An Education
W: Inglourious Basterds
S: Inglourious Basterds
W: Inglourious Basterds
S: A Serious Man
Actress W: Sandra Bullock
S: Carey Mulligan
W: Sandra Bullock
S: Carey Mulligan
Actor W: Jeff Bridges
S: Jeff Bridges
W: Jeff Bridges
S: Colin Firth
Director W: Kathryn Bigelow
S: Q. Tarantino
W: Kathryn Bigelow
S: Kathryn Bigelow
Picture W: The Hurt Locker
S: Inglourious Basterds
W: The Hurt Locker
S: Inglourious Basterds


Adam Matty
1. Orson Welles, Citizen Kane
2. Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream
3. Faye Dunaway, Bonnie and Clyde
4. Henry Fonda, Grapes of Wrath / Chaplin, The Great Dictator
5. Robert Duvall, The Apostle
1. Peter Sellers, Dr. Strangelove
2. Robert De Niro, Taxi Driver
3. Katharine Hepburn, Long Day's Journey into Night
4. Dustin Hoffman, Midnight Cowboy
5. Sissy Spacek, In the Bedroom


Adam Matty
1. Antoine, The 400 Blows
2. Holly, Badlands
3. Colin Smith, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
4. Neil McCormick, Mysterious Skin
5. Max Fischer, Rushmore
1. Joan of Arc, The Passion of Joan of Arc
2. Antoine, The 400 Blows
3. Jim Stark, Rebel Without a Cause
4. Billy Liar, Billy Liar
5. Mick O'Brien, Bad Boys


Adam Matty
1. The Princess Bride
2. Brief Encounter
3. His Girl Friday
4. Notorious
5. Swing Time
1. Brief Encounter
2. Once
3. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
4. Shakespeare in Love
5. My Life


Adam Matty
1. Dennis Hopper, Blue Velvet
2. Gloria Swanson, Sunset Blvd.
3. Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
4. Burt Reynolds, Boogie Nights
5. Jackie Earle Haley, Little Children
1. Gloria Swanson, Sunset Blvd.
2. Burt Reynolds, Boogie Nights
3. Frank Sinatra, From Here to Eternity
4. Peter Fonda, Ulee's Gold
5. Jason Bateman, Dodgeball


'Shutter Island Memorial'
1. Inception
2. Green Zone
3. Iron Man 2
4. The Green Hornet
5. The Social Network
1. The Green Hornet
2. Paul
3. The Special Relationship
4. Toy Story 3
5. The Rum Diary


Adam Matty
Truly Moving Moments
Marriage montage, Up
Piggy back, Treeless Mountain
Mother's story, Food, Inc.
Marriage montage, Up
Piggy back, Treeless Mountain
Broken Embraces
The Messenger
The Cove
(500) Days of Summer
The Brothers Bloom
Big Fan
World's Greatest Dad
Bailee Madison, Brothers
Jonathan Groff, Taking Woodstock
Mark Duplass, Humpday
Carey Mulligan, An Education
C. Waltz and M. Laurent, Inglourious Basterds
So Yong Kim, Treeless Mountain
Antonio Campos, Afterschool
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Bailee Madison, Brothers
Duncan Jones, Moon
Hirokazu Koreeda, Still Walking
The Lovely Bones
Taking Woodstock
The Men Who Stare at Goats
The Informant!
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart & Away We Go
The Men Who Stare at Goats
The Informant!
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
Natalie Portman, Brothers
Jake Gyllenhaal, Brothers
Robin Williams, World's Greatest Dad
Michael Rappaport, Big Fan
Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Brothers
Most Annoying Performances
Brad Pitt, Inglourious Basterds
Emile Hirsch, Taking Woodstock
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Away We Go
Christian Bale, Public Enemies & Terminator Salvation
Christian Bale, Public Enemies
Amy Adams, Julie & Julia
Best Date Movies
Up in the Air
Drag Me to Hell
I Love You, Man
(500) Days of Summer
An Education
Anvil! The Story of Anvil
Funny People
Worst Date Movies
The White Ribbon
The Road
A Single Man/Nine
The Girlfriend Experience
The Girlfriend Experience
Favorite Scenes
opening scene, Inglourious Basterds
party scene, Humpday
comparing cards, Up in the Air
expectation v. real life, (500) Days of Summer
slap da bass, I Love You Man
tv set, Precious
opening scene, Inglourious Basterds
final shot, A Serious Man
Best Male Frontal Nudity
Willem Dafoe, Antichrist
Billy Crudup, Watchmen
The Hangover
Randy Gambill, Observe and Report
Willem Dafoe, Antichrist
Billy Crudup, Watchmen
Best Performance in a Bad Movie
Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer's Body
Sam Worthington, Terminator Salvation
Jonathan Groff, Taking Woodstock
Jackie Earle Haley, Watchmen

Best Opening Scenes

Inglourious Basterds
Where the Wild Things Are
The Hurt Locker

Scene Stealers

Glenn Kenny, The Girlfriend Experience
Carrie Preston, Duplicity
Comedy That Made Me Laugh That Nobody Saw
The Goods

Movie That Will Have You Talking Like the Character

Liam Neeson, Taken


Adam Matty
1. Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
2. Jake Gyllenhaal, Brothers
3. Christian McKay, Me and Orson Welles
4. Joshua Leonard, Humpday
5. Peter Capaldi, In the Loop


1. Diane Kruger, Inglourious Basterds
2. Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
3. Bailee Madison, Brothers
4. Natalie Portman, Brothers
5. Mo’Nique, Precious
1. Colm Meaney, Damned United
2. Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
3. Peter Capaldi, In the Loop
4. Fred Melamed, A Serious Man
5. Jim Broadbent, The Young Victoria


1. Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
2. Mia Wasikowska, That Evening Sun
3. Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air
4. Bailee Madison, Brothers
5. Isabella Rosellini, Two Lovers


Adam Matty
1. Mark Duplass, Humpday
2. Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
3. Colin Firth, A Single Man
4. Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man
5. Sam Rockwell, Moon


1. Carey Mulligan, An Education
2. Mélanie Laurent, Inglourious Basterds
3. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Antichrist
4. Marion Cotillard, Nine
5. Arta Dobroshi, Lorna's Silence
1. Tom Hardy, Bronson
2. Christian McKay, Me and Orson Welles
3. Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man
4. Baard Owe, O'Horten
5. Michael Jai White, Black Dynamite


1. Carey Mulligan, An Education
2. Meryl Streep, Julie and Julia
3. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Antichrist
4. Marion Cotillard, Nine
5. Hatice Aslan, Three Monkeys
Steve Prokopy
1. Sam Rockwell, Moon
2. Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker
3. Matt Damon, The Informant!
4. Sharlto Copley, District 9
5. Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man


1. Maria Heiskanen, Everlasting Moments
2. Carey Mulligan, An Education
3. Gabourey 'Gabby' Sidibe, Precious
4. Hiam Abbass, Lemon Tree
5. Sasha Grey, The Girlfriend Experience


Adam Matty
1. Inglourious Basterds
2. Humpday
3. An Education
4. The Hurt Locker
5. A Serious Man
6. Up in the Air
7. Summer Hours
8. Brothers
9. The White Ribbon
10.Where the Wild Things Are
1. Inglourious Basterds
2. An Education
3. The Hurt Locker
4. A Serious Man
5. Brothers
6. Sugar
7. Treeless Mountain
8. Up in the Air
9. O'Horten
10.Summer Hours
Michael Phillips
1. Up
2. Where the Wild Things Are
3. Waltz with Bashir
4. Of Time and the City
5. The Hurt Locker
6. A Serious Man
7. In the Loop
8. Sugar
9. Me and Orson Welles
10.A Single Man
Scott Tobias
1. 35 Shots of Rum
2. Duplicity
3. Humpday
4. Collapse
5. Julia
6. Afterschool
7. Revanche
8. The House of the Devil
9. The Fantastic Mr. Fox
10. The Hurt Locker


Adam & Matty Joint List
Anvil: The Story of Anvil
Food, Inc.
Summer Hours
World's Greatest Dad


Adam Matty
1. Inglourious Basterds
2. Do the Right Thing: 20th Anniversary Edition
3. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
4. Woodstock 40: 3 Days of Peace & Music
5. Fight Club [10th Anniversary Edition]
 1. Gone with the Wind Ultimate Collector's Edition
2. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs [Remastered 2-Disc Set]
3. Paul Newman: The Tribute Collection
4. Sugar
5. Downhill Racer [Criterion Collection]

Mike Spring
1. Star Trek
2. Night of the Creeps Director's Cut
3. North by Northwest
4. Role Models/I Love You, Man
5. Rocky: The Undisputed Collection [BluRay only]


Adam Matty
1. Christian Bale in recent roles and his tirade
2. Trailers for Brothers
3. Leonard Nimoy in Star Trek
4. Sex scene from Watchmen
5. Taking Woodstock, The Men Who Stare at Goats
1. Friedman's early review of X-Men Origins: Wolverine
2. Summer blockbuster disappointment
3. Annoying use of 3D
4. Trailer for Avatar
5. 3 worst: Fanboy, Alien Transpass, Gigantic


Adam Matty
1. Three Kings
2. Cradle Will Rock
3. The Matrix
4. Being John Malkovich
5. American Movie
1. Toy Story 2
2. Three Kings
3. Election
4. The Matrix
5. South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut


Adam Matty
1. Margaret White, Carrie
2. Jack Torrance, The Shining
3. Ed Wilson, Natural Born Killers
4. Daniel Plainview, There Will Be Blood
5. Mr. and Mrs. Lisbon, The Virgin Suicides
1. Mary, Precious
2. Brad Whitewood Sr., At Close Range
3. Bill Maplewood, Happiness
4. Peter, Shine
5. Lilly Dillon, The Grifters


Adam Matty
1. Manhattan
2. Lone Star
3. My Own Private Idaho
4. The Dreamers
5. West Side Story
1. Harold and Maude
2. West Side Story
3. Lars and the Real Girl
4. Equus
5. Great Balls of Fire


Adam Matty
1. Wizard of Oz
2. Superman: The Movie
3. Back to the Future
4. Escape from New York/The Warriors
5. Rocky IV/Red Dawn
1. Some Like It Hot
2. Pete's Dragon
3. Pocketful of Miracles
4. Gold Diggers of 1933
5. Darby O'Gill and the Little People


Adam Matty
1. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
2. The Bicycle Thief
3. Rashomon
4. Training Day
5. Run Lola Run
1. Groundhog Day
2. Die Hard
3. After Hours
4. Halloween
5. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles


Adam Matty
1. Red Riding
2. Mother
3. Face
4. Videocracy
5. Cropsey
1. Vincere
2. Spy(ies)
3. Red Cliff
4. Cooking History
5. Chicago Overcoat


Adam Matty
1. Grave of the Fireflies
2. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
3. Stella Dallas
4. Terms of Endearment
5. Up
1. Lonesome Dove
2. Hoosiers
3. Dead Poet's Society
4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
5. My Life


Adam Matty
1. The White Ribbon
2. Un prophète
3. The Road
4. Most Dangerous Man in the World: Daniel Ellsberg...Pentagon Papers
5. Police, Adjective
1. Un prophète
2. A Serious Man
3. Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
4. The Reel Injun
5. Apan (The Ape)


Adam Matty
1. Antichrist
2. The White Ribbon
3. The Road
4. L'Enfer de Henri-Georges Clouzot
5. Tales from the Golden Age
1. A Serious Man
2. The White Ribbon
3. Apan (The Ape)
4. Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
5. The Most Dangerous Man in the World: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers


Adam Matty
1. The Lovely Bones
2. Fantastic Mr. Fox
3. Nine
4. The Invention of Lying
5. Capitalism: A Love Story
*List excludes films seen at TIFF
1. Where the Wild Things Are
2. Youth in Revolt
3. An Education
4. Walt & El Grupo
5. 9


Adam Matty
1. Mr. Orange monologue, Reservoir Dogs
2. Breakfast scene w/ briefcase, Pulp Fiction
3. Opening sequence, Ch. 1, Inglourious Basterds
4. Bride and Karen Kim stand-off, Kill Bill Vol. 2
5. Final car chase, Death Proof
1. Slo-mo walk to Little Green Bag, Reservoir Dogs
2. Mr. Orange monologue, Reservoir Dogs
3. Final scene car chase, Death Proof
4. Final image, Inglourious Basterds
5. Fight between The Bride and Elle Driver, Kill Bill Vol. 2


Adam Matty
1. Almost Famous
2. Traffic
3. High Fidelity
4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
5. Requiem for a Dream
1. Beautiful People
2. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
3. Before Night Falls
4. Wonder Boys
5. Traffic


Adam Matty
1. Gary and Wyatt, Weird Science
2. Cameron, Ferris Bueller/Ducky, Pretty in Pink
3. Carl, Breakfast Club/ Duncan, Some Kind of Wonderful
4. Richard Vernon, Breakfast Club/Ed Rooney, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
5. Steff, Pretty in Pink/Chet, Weird Science
1. Clark Griswold, Vacation
2. Cameron, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
3. Del, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
4. Uncle Buck, Uncle Buck
5. Dutch Dooley, Dutch


Adam Matty
1. Big Night
2. Food, Inc./ Fast Food Nation
3. The Cook the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
4. Soylent Green
5. Ratatouille
1. Babette's Feast
2. Julie & Julia/ Ratatouille
3. The Cook the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
4. Fried Green Tomatoes
5. Scotland, PA


Adam and Matty Joint List
1. The Aristocrats
2. King of Comedy
3. Funny People
4. Lenny
5. Punchline


Adam Matty
1. The Hurt Locker
2. Moon
3. The Girlfriend Experience
4. The Brothers Bloom
5. Adventureland
1. The Hurt Locker
2. Sugar
3. Up
4. Moon
5. Anvil! The Story of Anvil
Michael Phillips
1. Up
2. Waltz with Bashir
3. In the Loop
4. Adventureland
5. The Hurt Locker


Adam Matty
1. Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, and Brian Geraghty, The Hurt Locker
2. Sam Rockwell, Moon
3. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, (500) Days of Summer
4. Scott Speedman, Adoration
5. Jackie Earl Haley, Watchmen
1. Zooey Deschanel, (500) Days of Summer
2. Amy Adams, Night of the Museum 2
3. Carrie Preston, Duplicity
4. Rinko Kikuchi and Rachel Weisz, The Brothers Bloom
5. Isabella Rossellini, Two Lovers
1. Jackie Earl Haley, Watchmen
2. Sam Rockwell, Moon
3. Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker
4. Martin Starr, Adventureland
5. John Ratzenberger, The Village Barbershop
1. Isabella Rossellini, Two Lovers
2. Zooey Deschanel, (500) Days of Summer
3. Allison Janney, Away We Go
4. Rinko Kikuchi, The Brother Bloom
5. Anna Faris, Observe and Report
Steve Prokopy
1. Sam Rockwell, Moon
2. Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker
3. Souleymane Sy Savane, Goodbye Solo
4. John Malkovich, The Great Buck Howard
5. Jackie Earl Haley, Watchmen


1. Maya Rudolph, Away We Go
2. Sasha Grey, The Girlfriend Experience
3. Rachel Weisz, The Brothers Bloom
4. Hiam Abbass, Lemon Tree
5. Kristen Stewart, Adventureland


Adam Matty
1. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey
3. Le voyage dans la lune
4. Paper Moon
5. Apollo 13
1. Apollo 13
2. Le voyage dans la lune
3. American Werewolf in London/Thriller
4. The Man in the Moon
5. Moon over Parador


Adam Matty
1. Mulholland Drive
2. Memento
3. In the Bedroom
4. Amores perros
5. In the Mood for Love
1. In the Bedroom
2. Hedwig and the Angry Inch
3. In the Mood for Love
4. The Tailor of Panama
5. Joy Ride


Adam Matty
1. Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird
2. Ted Kramer, Kramer vs. Kramer
3. Clark Griswold, National Lampoon's Vacation
4. Furious Styles, Boyz in the Hood
5. Henry Jones, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
1. Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird
2. Mac MacGuff, Juno
3. Furious Styles, Boyz in the Hood
4. Guido Orefice, Life is Beautiful
5. George Banks, Father of the Bride / Clark Griswold, Vacation


Fletch F. Fletch Memorial
1. Bill Murray, Ghostbusters
2. Tom Hanks, The Green Mile
3. Clint Eastwood, Unforgiven
4. S. Pegg/N. Frost, Shaun of the Dead
5. Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People
1. Denzel Washington, Malcolm X, Training Day
2. Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People
3. Michael Douglas, Wall Street
4. Tom Hanks, Big
5. Robin Williams, Good Morning, Vietnam


Adam Matty
1. Roger Dodger
2. The Bourne Identity
3. Punch Drunk Love
4. Bloody Sunday
5. 24 Hour Party People
1. Bloody Sunday
2. Talk to Her
3. Elling
4. 24 Hour Party People
5. Italian for Beginners


Adam Matty
1. House of Games
2. Night of the Hunter
3. The Usual Suspects
4. The Sting
5. The Game
1. The Sting
2. Body Heat
3. Paper Moon
4. The Usual Suspects
5. Catch Me If You Can


Adam Matty
1. Col. Dax,Paths of Glory
2. Henry V, Henry V
3. Harvey Milk, Milk
4. Major Reisman, The Dirty Dozen
5. Coach Norman Dale, Hoosiers
1. Ripley, Alien
2. Coach Norman Dale, Hoosiers
3. Tyler Durden, Fight Club
4. Henry V, Henry V
5. Major Reisman, The Dirty Dozen / Pvt. Kelly, Kelly's Heroes


Adam Matty
1. Werner Herzog: nature
2. Woody Allen: New York
3. Alfred Hitchcock: cool blondes
4. Howard Hawks: professionalism
5. David Lynch: surrealism
1. Francis Ford Coppola: Hearts of Darkness
2. Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese: New York
3. Werner Herzog: nature
4. Terry Gilliam: Don Quixote
5. Mel Gibson: self-flagellation


Adam Matty
1. In America
2. Kill Bill: Vol. 1
3. Elephant
4. Master and Commander
5. Finding Nemo
1. In America
2. City of God
3. Fog of War
4. The Triplets of Belleville
5. Old School


Adam Matty
1. Public Enemies
2. The Girlfriend Experience
3. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
4. Star Trek
5. Taking Woodstock
1. Public Enemies
2. The Hurt Locker
3. Taking Woodstock
4. Funny People
5. Pontypool


Adam Matty
1. Nights of Cabiria
2. City Lights
3. The Bicycle Thief
4. Harlan County U.S.A.
5. Sullivan's Travels
1. City of God
2. Pather Panchali
3. Umberto D
4. The Gold Rush
5. Chop Shop


Adam Matty
1. The Shining
2. Matewan
3. The Lives of Others
4. The Last Temptation of Christ
5. Repo Man
1. Glengarry Glen Ross
2. Life of Brian
3. Save the Tiger
4. The Last Hangman
5. Sorcerer


Adam Matty
1. Before Sunset
2. Kill Bill: Vol. 2
3. Infernal Affairs
4. Shaun of the Dead
5. Eternal Sunshine...
1. Shaun of the Dead
2. Kill Bill: Vol. 2
3. The Last Shot
4. Anchorman
5. Miracle


Adam Matty
1. Hannah and Her Sisters
2. Cries and Whispers
3. In Her Shoes
4. My Neighbor Totoro
5. Volver
1. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
2. Hannah and Her Sisters
3. Rachel Getting Married
4. Belle epoque
5. A League of Their Own / Little Women ('49)
Jessica Reaves
1. Hannah and Her Sisters
2. Happy-Go-Lucky
3. Pride and Prejudice
4. Sense and Sensibility
5. Little Women ('49)


Adam Matty
1. Midnight Run
2. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
3. Shaun of the Dead
4. Y tu mamá también
5. Withnail and I
1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
2. Thelma and Louise
3. Toy Story
4. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes/Road to Morocco
5. The Falcon and the Snowman


Adam Matty
1. The Long Goodbye/McCabe and Mrs. Miller
2. Psycho
3. The Wild Bunch/Unforgiven
4. Hiroshima mon amor
5. Funny Games
1. Bonnie & Clyde
2. 8½ /Adaptation
3. The Long Goodbye/The Big Lebowski
4. Memento
5. Scream/Buffy the Vampire Slayer


Adam Matty
1. Bringing Up Baby
2. King Kong
3. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
4. Millions
5. Sin City
1. The King of Kong
2. Burn After Reading
3. I'm Not There

Sam Van Hallgren
1. Double Indemnity
2. Little Miss Sunshine
3. Sin City
4. Match Point
5. A Scanner Darkly


Adam Matty
1. Out of the Past
2. His Girl Friday/Broadcast News
3. Days of Heaven
4. Bull Durham
5. Rushmore
1. Casablanca
2. The Apartment
3. Gone with the Wind
4. Bull Durham
5. Rushmore


Adam Matty
1. No Country for Old Men (2007)
2. Traffic (2000)
3. There Will Be Blood(2007) /The Departed (2006)
4. Brokeback Mountain (2005) /Atonement (2007)
5. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
1. No Country for Old Men (2007)
2. Traffic (2000)
3. Babel (2006)
4. There Will Be Blood (2007)
5. Munich (2005)


Adam Matty
Supp. Actress Will: Penelope Cruz
Should: Penelope Cruz
Will: Penelope Cruz
Should: Penelope Cruz
Supp. Actor W: Heath Ledger
S: Heath Ledger
W: Heath Ledger
S: Heath Ledger
Actress W: Kate Winslet
S: Kate Winslet
W: Angelina Jolie
S: Kate Winslet
Actor W: Mickey Rourke
S: Mickey Rourke
W: Sean Penn
S: Mickey Rourke
Director W: Danny Boyle
S: Gus Van Sant
W: Gus Van Sant
S: Gus Van Sant
Picture W: Slumdog Millionaire
S: Milk
W: Slumdog Millionaire
S: Milk


1. The Big Lebowski/Fargo/Raising Arizona
2. The Searchers
3. Silence of the Lambs
4. Blue Velvet
5. Oldboy


Adam Matty
1. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
2. In America
3. Hustle and Flow/Black Snake Moan
4. Wings of Desire
5. Children of Men
1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
2. Milk
3. The Shawshank Redemption
4. The Miracle Worker
5. Good Bye Lenin!


Adam Matty
1. Inglourious Basterds
2. The Informant/The Girlfriend Experience
3. Shutter Island
4. Public Enemies
5. X-Men Origins: Wolverine /Watchmen
1. Where the Wild Things Are
2. Public Enemies
3. Taking of Pelham 123
4. Shutter Island
5. Killshot

Adam Matty
Worst of the Year
1. Hounddog
2. The Happening
3. Savage Grace
4. Sex and the City
5. Speed Racer
1. Bloodline
2. The Happening
3. The Love Guru
4. Jumper
5. In the Name of The King
1. Slumdog Millionaire
2. Frost/Nixon
3. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4. The Visitor
5. The Dark Knight
Iron Man
1. American Teen
2. Che
3. Lakeview Terrace
4. Valkyrie
5. Seven Pounds
1. Speed Racer
2. Role Models
Discoveries/Surprises (Ellen Page Memorial)
1. Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky
2. Vicky Cristina Barcelona
3. Anne Hathaway/Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married
4. David Harbour, Revolutionary Road and Catinca Untaru, The Fall
5. Mila Kunis, Forgetting Sarah Marshall
1. Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married
2. Eddie Marsan, Happy-Go-Lucky
3. Tarsem Singh, The Fall
4. Russell Brand, Forgetting Sarah Marshall
1. Standard Operating Procedure
2. Frost/Nixon
3. Burn After Reading
4. Appaloosa
5. Miracle at St. Anna
1. Miracle at St. Anna
2. W.
3. The Day the Earth Stood Still
4. Burn After Reading
5. Step Brothers
Most Annoying Performances
1. Thandie Newton, W.
2. Mark Wahlberg, The Happening
3. Supporting Cast, Gran Torino
4. Brad Pitt, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
5. Emile Hirsch, Speed Racer & Milk
1. Jude Law and Nora Jones, My Blueberry Nights
2. Thandie Newton, W.
3. Amy Adams, Doubt
4. John Malkovich, The Changeling
Best Date Movies
1. Wall E
2. Slumdog Millionaire
3. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
4. Young @ Heart
5. The Band's Visit
1. Tell No One
2. Slumdog Millionaire
3. In Search of a Midnight Kiss
4. Happy-Go-Lucky
Worst Date Movies
1. Hunger
2. Funny Games
3. Synecdoche, New York
4. Savage Grace
5. Revolutionary Road
1. Funny Games
2. Lakeview Terrace
3. Vicki Cristina Barcelona
Memorable Moments in Film
1. Philippe Petit walking on the wire, Man on Wire
2. Space dance with EVA, Wall E
3. Roller rink scene, The Band's Visit
4. Slumdog Millionaire credit sequence
5. Penguin scene, Encounters at the End of the World
1. KISS scene, Role Models
2. Buddy Guy, Shine a Light
3. End scene, Funny Games
4. Dracula's Lament, Forgetting Sarah Marshall
5. Dishwashing scene, Rachel Getting Married
6. Musical numbers, Young @ Heart
7. Penguin scene, Encounters at the End of the World
Best Male Frontal Nudity
1. Jason Segel, Forgetting Sarah Marshall
2. David Kross, The Reader
3. Michael Fassbender, Hunger


Adam Matty
1. Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
2. Sean Penn, Milk
3. Colin Farrell & Brendan Gleeson, In Bruges
4. Michael Fassbender, Hunger
5. Clint Eastwood, Gran Torino


1. Cate Blanchett, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2. Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky
3. Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy
4. Catinca Untaru, The Fall
5. Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married
1. Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
2. Sean Penn, Milk
3. Alejandro Polanco, Chop Shop
4. Michael Fassbender, Hunger
5. François Cluzet, Tell No One

1. Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy
2. Kate Winslet, The Reader
3. Samantha Morton, Mister Lonely
4. Meryl Streep, Doubt
5. Inés Efron, XXY
Steve Prokopy
1. Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
2. Richard Jenkins, The Visitor
3. Sean Penn, Milk
4. Brendan Gleeson, In Bruges
5. Michael Shannon, Shotgun Stories

1. Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky
2. Melissa Leo, Frozen River
3. Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married
4. Lina Leandersson, Let the Right One In
5. Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy


Adam Matty
1. Man on Wire
2. Milk
3. Hunger
4. Paranoid Park
5. The Wrestler
6. Happy-Go-Lucky
7. Rachel Getting Married
8. My Winnipeg
9. Synecdoche, New York
10. The Dark Knight
1. Wall E
2. Trouble the Water
3. Chop Shop
4. Hunger
5. In Bruges
6. A Christmas Tale
7. Paranoid Park
8. The Wrestler
9. Man on Wire
10. Zack and Miri Make a Porno
Scott Tobias
1. Rachel Getting Married
2. Wall E
3. 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
4. Standard Operating Procedure
5. Paranoid Park
6. Man on Wire
7. Funny Games
8. Wendy and Lucy
9. The Dark Knight
10. Stuck
Michael Phillips
1. Wall E
2. The Class
3. A Christmas Tale
4. Let the Right One In
5. The Flight of the Red Balloon
6. Alexandra
7. Man on Wire
8. Snow Angels
9. Still Life
10. The Dark Knight


Adam Matty
1. Heath Ledger, Dark Knight
2. James Franco, Pineapple Express & Milk
3. Michael Peña, The Lucky Ones
4. David Harbour, Revolutionary Road
5. Robert Downey Jr, Charlie Bartlett & Tropic Thunder
1. Eddie Marsan, Happy-Go-Lucky
2. Peter Mullan, Boy A
3. Mathieu Amalric, A Christmas Tale
4. Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
5. Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Role Models
1. Kate Winslet, The Reader
2. Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married
3. Tilda Swinton, ...Benjamin Button
4. Mila Kunis, Sarah Marshall
5. Samantha Morton, Synecdoche, New York
1. Penélope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
2. Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married
3. Viola Davis, Doubt
4. Jane Lynch, Role Models
5. Mila Kunis, Forgetting Sarah Marshall


Adam Matty
1. Miles Davis
2. Eric Arthur Blair aka George Orwell
3. Pier Paolo Passolini
4. Bob Marley
5. Jeff Buckley & Jaco Pastorius
1. F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald
2. Moms Mabley & Ernie Kovacs
3. John Kennedy Toole
4. Nathanael Greene & Erwin Rommel
5. Charles Rocket


Adam Matty
1. Al and Bob pumping iron in Righteous Kill
2. Aliens in Indy 4
3. T.Newton as Condi Rice in W
4. Summer Comedies
5. Harvard Beats Yale 29-29
1. Bill Burgess and "Bloodline"
2. Stephen Lucas Ford
4. The MPAA
5. Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers


Adam Matty
1. Steve McQueen
2. James McAvoy
3. Paul Rudd
4. Alain Delon
5. Glen Hansard
1. Paul Rudd
2. Mads Mikkelsen
3. Harrison Ford
4. Hugh Grant
5. Alan Alda & Bill Murray
Matt Singer, IFC News Tasha Robinson, AV Club
1. George Clooney
2. Richard Roundtree
3. Gene Kelly
4. Paul Newman
5. Bill Murray
1. Julie Andrews
2. Salma Hayek
3. Emma Thompson
4. Michelle Yeoh
5. Judi Dench


Adam Matty
1. All that Jazz
2. Grave of the Fireflies
3. Wings of Desire
4. Wild Strawberries/Seventh Seal
5. Solaris (1972)
1. Wild Strawberries
2. Seventh Seal
3. Away from Her/The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4. Groundhog Day
5. Defending Your Life


Adam Matty
1. The Orphanage
2. Zodiac
3. The Haunting (1963)
4. Texas Chainsaw Massacre
5. Nosferatu the Vampyre / Don't Look Now
1. The Shining / Sixth Sense / The Devil's Backbone / Stir of Echoes
2. Jaws
3. Psycho
4. E.T.
5. Jurassic Park


Adam Matty
1. Natural Born Killers, I Love Mallory
2. Wall Street, Bud Sells Out
3. Born on the Fourth of July, Opening Parade
4. Platoon, Smoking
5. JFK, Back and To the Left
1. Platoon, Death of Elias
2. Wall Street, Greed is Good
3. Platoon, Smoking
4. Heaven & Earth, Grocery Store
5. JFK, Back and To the Left.


Adam Matty
1. Frances McDormand / William H. Macy, Fargo
2. Nicole Kidman, To Die For
3. Josh Brolin, Planet Terror
4. Penélope Cruz, Volver
5. Terrence Howard, Hustle & Flow
1. John C. Reilly / Philip Seymour Hoffman, Boogie Nights
2. Vince Vaughn, Swingers
3. Catherine Keener, Out of Sight
4. Frances McDormand, Mississippi Burning
5. J.K. Simmons, Juno


Adam Matty
1. Elizabethtown
2. Good Will Hunting
3. Once
4. Dazed and Confused
5. 24 Hour Party People
1. Saturday Night Fever
2. Purple Rain
3. American Graffiti
4. The Harder They Come
5. Rushmore


1. Cool Hand Luke
2. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
3. The Hustler
4. The Verdict
5. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof


Adam Matty
1. Do the Right Thing - Love and Hate
2. Malcolm X / Elijah Muhammad Betrayal
3. He Got Game / Big Time Willie Speech
4. 25th Hour - End Sequence
5. Summer of Sam - Baba O'Reilly
1. Do the Right Thing - Race Rant
2. Do the Right Thing - Final Scene
3. Crooklyn / Partridge Family
4. Jungle Fever / Gator's Last Dance
5. Malcolm X / "Jesus will protect you"


Adam Matty
1. Leonardo DiCaprio / Chiwetel Ejiofor
2. Naomi Watts / Tony Leung
3. Gael Garcia Bernal / Michael Pena
4. James McAvoy / Marie-Josée Croze
5. Ed Norton / Val Kilmer
1. Harrison Ford / Meryl Streep
2. Gene Hackman / Robert Duvall
3. Jeff Bridges / William Hurt
4. Javier Bardem / Paul Rudd
5. Luis Guzman / Jeffrey Wright


Adam Matty
1. The Road
2. Milk
3. Curious Case of Benjamin Button
4. Body of Lies
5. The Soloist
1. Miracle at St. Anna
2. Zach and Miri Make a Porno
3. W
4. Body of Lies
5. Beverly Hills Chihuahua


Adam Matty
1. The Sweet Hereafter
2. My Winnipeg / Saddest Music in the World
3. Exotica
4. Jesus of Montreal
5. Dead Ringers
1. The Sweet Hereafter
2. The Barbarian Invasions
3. Black Robe
4. My Winnipeg / Saddest Music in the World
5. Highway 61


Adam Matty
1. John Keating, Dead Poet's Society
2. Mr. Hand, Fast Times at Ridgemont High
3. Dan Dunne, Half Nelson
4. Dewey Finn, The School of Rock
5. Mr. Shoop, Summer School
1. Jaime Escalante, Stand and Deliver
2. Maggie Smith, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
3. Mr. Chips, Goodbye, Mr. Chips
4. Richard Dadier, Blackboard Jungle
5. Dan Dunne, Half Nelson


Adam Matty
1. Sullivan's Travels
2. Sunset Boulevard
3. Singin' in the Rain
4. Mulholland Drive
5. 8 1/2
1. The Player
2. Sunset Boulevard
3. 8 1/2
4. Boogie Nights
5. Singin' in the Rain


Adam Matty
1. Badlands
2. Three Days of the Condor
3. Dark City
4. Butch Cassidy...
5. Bonnie and Clyde / Natural Born Killers
1. North by Northwest
2. Terminator 2
3. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
4. The Fugitive
5. Pierrot le fou


Adam Matty
1. John Cazale, The Deer Hunter
2. Victor Sjöström, Wild Strawberries
3. S. Tracy, Guess Who's...
4. Richard Farnsworth, The Straight Story
5. Jason Robards, Magnolia
1. Henry Fonda, On Golden Pond
2. Spencer Tracy, Guess Who's Coming...
3. Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
4. Edward G. Robinson, Soylent Green
5. James Dean, Giant


Adam Matty
1. Paranoid Park
2. My Winnipeg
3. Wanted and Desired
4. Funny Games
5. The Dark Knight
1. In Bruges
2. Wall E
3. Chop Shop
4. Paranoid Park
5. Bigger, Stronger, Faster
Scott Tobias (AV Club)
1. Wall-E
2. Standard Operating Procedure
3. 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
4. Paranoid Park
5. Funny Games
Worst of 2008 (So Far)
Adam Matty
1. The Happening
2. The Wackness
3. Savage Grace
1. The Happening
2. Jumper
3. In the Name of the King
1. Where in the World is Osama bin Ladin?
2. In the Name of the King
3. Prom Night


Adam Matty
1. B. Gleeson & C. Farrell,
In Bruges
2. C. Ejiofor, Redbelt
3. S. Rockwell, Snow Angels
4. Heath Ledger,
The Dark Knight
5. Robert Downey, Jr., Iron Man
1. François Cluzet,
Tell No One
2. C. Farrell, In Bruges
3. R. Jenkins, The Visitor
4. Robert Downey, Jr.,
Charlie Bartlett
5. D. Striesow, The Counterfeiters
Steve Prokopy (Ain't It Cool News)
1. Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
2. Richard Jenkins, The Visitor
3. Brendan Gleeson, In Bruges
4. Sam Rockwell, Snow Angels
5. Jason Segel, Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Female Performances
Adam Matty
1. Catinca Untaru, The Fall
2. Sam. Morton, Mister Lonely
3. M. Kunis, Sarah Marshall
4. Naomi Watts, Funny Games
5. Kate Beckinsale, Snow Angels
1. Sam. Morton, Mister Lonely
2. Naomi Watts, Funny Games
3. D.J. Gurira, The Visitor
4. M. Kunis, Sarah Marshall
5. Catinca Untaru, The Fall
1. Hiam Abbass, The Visitor
2. Amy Adams, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
3. Olivia Thirlby, Snow Angels & The Wackness
4. Asia Argento, Boarding Gate & The Last Mistress
5. Mila Kunis, Forgetting Sarah Marshall


Adam Matty
1. Alien
2. Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
3. Medusa, Clash of the Titans
4. Nosferatu the Vampyre
5. The Thing
1. Alien from Alien
2. Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
3. Jabba the Hut
4. T-1000, Terminator 2
5. King Kong


Adam Matty
1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
2. Grave of the Fireflies
3. Blade Runner
4. It's a Wonderful Life
5. Amores Perros
1. Wizard of Oz
2. Do the Right Thing
3. Day the Earth Stood Still
4. Vernon, Florida
5. Apocalypse Now


Adam Matty
1. La Strada / Nights of Cabiria
2. Taxi Driver
3. The Conversation
4. In the Mood For Love / Chungking Express
5. The Collector
1. Taxi Driver
2. Lost In Translation
3. Marty
4. The Birdman of Alcatraz
5. Looking For Mr. Goodbar


De Niro / Scorsese Memorial
Clint / Ron Howard Memorial
1. Farrow, Keaton /
Woody Allen
2. Mifune / Kurosawa
3. Wayne / Ford
4. Stewart / Hitchcock
5. Kinski / Herzog
1. Pesci / Scorsese
2. Guzmán / Soderbergh
3. Hoffman, Reilly /
PT Anderson
4. Kinski / Herzog
5. Brennan / Hawks; Rains / Curtiz


Adam Matty
1. Serenity
2. Traffic
3. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
4. The Naked Gun
5. The Fugitive
1. The Fugitive
2. Traffic
3. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut
4. The Untouchables
5. Pennies from Heaven


Adam Matty
1. Three Days of the Condor
2. Husbands and Wives
3. Eyes Wide Shut
4. Tootsie
5. The Way We Were
1. Three Days of the Condor
2. Husbands and Wives
3. Absence of Malice
4. Michael Clayton
5. The Firm


(Annie Hall Memorial)
1. Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany's
2. Patrick Bateman, American Psycho
3. Lisa Carol Fremont, Rear Window
4. Bonnie Parker, Bonnie and Clyde
5. Eliot Ness, The Untouchables
1. Sabrina Fairchild, Sabrina
2. Jan Morrow (D. Day), Pillow Talk
3. Rusty (B. Pitt), Ocean's Eleven
4. Lee Holloway, Secretary
5. Avner, Steve, Munich; Reg Dunlop, Slap Shot


Adam Matty
1. Virgil Tibbs (In the Heat...)
2. Harmonica (Once Upon a Time...)
3. Ellen Ripley (Alien)
4. Fletch
5. Snake Plissken (Escape from New York)
1. Bullitt
2. Nick and Nora (The Thin Man)
3. Fletch
4. Chance (Being There)
5. Philip Marlowe


Adam Matty
1. Sullivan's Travels
2. Almost Famous
3. Double Indemnity
4. Trust
5. To Have and Have Not
1. ...Virginia Woolf?
2. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
3. Do the Right Thing
4. On the Waterfront
5. Clerks II


Adam Matty
1. Blowup
2. La Dolce Vita
3. Memento
4. Salvador
5. L.A. Confidential
1. Memento
2. Pretty Baby
3. Peeping Tom
4. Proof
5. The Killing Fields
Anthony Behar
1. Born Into Brothels
2. War Photographer
3. Blowup/La Dolce Vita
4. Salvador/Under Fire
5. No Small Affair


Adam Matty

1. Solaris
2. Hart's War
3. Miami Vice
4. Stay
5. Hulk

1. Howard the Duck
2. Waterworld
3. Dune
4. Cleopatra
5. Idiocracy


Non-Super Hero Edition

1. Standard Op. Procedure
2. Tropic Thunder
3. Pineapple Express
4. Redbelt
5. Hamlet 2

1. Tropic Thunder
2. The Dark Knight
3. Pineapple Express
4. Hamlet 2
5. Crossing Over


Adam Matty
1. N. Lampoon's Vacation
2. Roger Dodger
3. Sideways
4. Voyage to Italy
5. Funny Games (US)
1. Deliverance
2. Babel
3. Funny Games (US)
4. The Man Who Knew Too Much
5. Open Water


Adam Matty
1. This is Spinal Tap
2. The Buddy Holly Story
3. Nashville
4. 8 Mile
5. The Last Waltz
1. High Fidelity
2. This is Spinal Tap
3. Revenge of the Nerds
4. The Blues Brothers
5. About a Boy


Dog Day Memorial
1. Heat
2. The Usual Suspects
3. Reservoir Dogs
4. The Killers
5. Thief
1. Dog Day Afternoon
2. Reservoir Dogs
3. The Usual Suspects
4. Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
5. Johnny 100 Pesos


Adam Matty
1. Channing Tatum Dan Fogler
2. Matt O'Leary Dallas Roberts
3. Anamaria Marinca Brendan Fletcher / Sara Ramirez
4. Charlie Hunnam Jeremy Renner
5. Melonie Diaz T.J. Jagodowski


Adam Matty
1. Annie Hall / Purple Rose of Cairo High Fidelity
2. Ferris Bueller's... / High Fidelity The Big Lebowski
3. Rear Window 24 Hour Party People
4. 24 Hour Party People / Tristram Shandy Winter Light
5. Inside Man Medium Cool


Adam Matty
1. The Right Stuff The Fog of War
2. In the Mood for Love American Graffiti
3. Malcolm X Vietnam: A Television History
4. Gimme Shelter Thirteen Days
5. JFK Conspiracy: Trial of the Chicago 8


Adam Matty
1. Grave of the Fireflies Spirited Away
2. Rio Bravo Documentary Marathon
3. Werner Herzog The Final Countdown
4. Texas Chainsaw Massacre / Dawn of the Dead / Suspiria Disappointments - History of Violence, The Break-Up
5. West Side Story/Cabaret The Science of Sleep
1. John Wayne
2. Werner Herzog
3. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
4. Sturgess/Stanwyck
5. Vertigo


Adam Matty
1. Brad Pitt Julia Stiles
2. Cuba Gooding, Jr. Drew Barrymore
3. Hayden Christenson Jake Gyllenhaal
4. Scarlett Johansson Donal Logue
5. Natalie Portman Anna Paquin


Last Tango in Paris Memorial
1. Don't Look Now Body Heat
2. Out of Sight Risky Business
3. Team America: World Police Sex and Lucia
4. Mulholland Dr. Lust, Caution
5. A History of Violence Team America: World Police
Keith Phipps (A.V. Club)
1. Don't Look Now
2. Betty Blue
3. The Name of the Rose
4. Wild at Heart
5. Felicity


Adam Matty
Supp. Actress Will: Amy Ryan
Should: Cate Blanchett
Will: Ruby Dee
Should: Cate Blanchett
Supp. Actor W: Javier Bardem
S: Javier Bardem
W: Javier Bardem
S: Javier Bardem
Actress W: Ellen Page
S: Ellen Page
W: No guess
S: Marion Cotillard
Actor W: Daniel Day-Lewis
S: Daniel Day-Lewis
W: Daniel Day-Lewis
S: Tommy Lee Jones
Director W: Coen Bros.
S: Coen Bros.
W: Coen Bros.
S: Coen Bros.
Picture W: No Country...
S: No Country...
W: There Will Be Blood
S: Anything but Atonement


Blowup Memorial List
1. A Clockwork Orange Croupier
2. Repulsion / Frenzy The Elephant Man
3. 28 Days Later / 28 Weeks Later An American Werewolf in London
4. My Beautiful Laundrette /
High Hopes
84 Charing Cross Road
5. Housing Problems (1935) 10 Rillington Place


World Acc. to Garp Memorial
1. The 400 Blows Y tu mamá también / My Life as a Dog
2. Atonement / Juno Outside Providence
3. The Last Picture Show The Flamingo Kid
4. Y tu mamá también Next Stop, Greenwich Village
5. Heavenly Creatures / The Dreamers A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Adam Matty
1. American Son Anvil! The Story of Anvil
2. Stranded The Order of Myths
3. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired An American Soldier
4. An American Soldier Slingshot Hip Hop
5. Choke / Transsiberian --


Adam Matty
1. Roman Polanski / Gonzo Diminished Capacity
2. Funny Games US Slingshot Hip Hop
3. Derek / Edward II The Visitor
4. What Just Happened? The Wackness
5. Transsiberian The King of Ping Pong


Adam Matty
1. Burn After Reading / Zach and Mimi Make... The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2. The Dark Knight / Iron Man / Incredible Hulk Valkyrie
3. ...Benjamin Button /
The Brothers Bloom
Burn After Reading
4. My Blueberry Knights /
The International
Hellboy II
5. Star Trek / Bond 22 The Day the Earth Stood Still


Adam Matty
Worst of the Year
#4 Transformers
#3 Year of the Dog
#2 Pirates of the Caribbean 3
#1 Hounddog
#5 Transformers
#4 Fracture
#3 Goya's Ghosts
#2 Across the Universe
#1 Smokin' Aces
#5 Sweeney Todd
#4 Ratatouille
#3 Michael Clayton
#2 The Host
#1 The Savages
#3 Black Snake Moan
#2 The Host
#1 The Savages
#5 Shoot 'Em Up
#4 The Mist
#3 Youth Without Youth
#2 Sunshine
#1 Black Snake Moan
#4 Color Me Kubrick
#3 The Hoax
#2 Breach
#1 The Italian
Discoveries/Surprises (Ellen Page Memorial)
- Marie-Josée Croze, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
- Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone
- J.C. Fresnadillo, 28 Weeks Later
- A. Wagner, Starting Out in the Evening
- C. Mungiu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
- Shane Meadows, This is England
- Irrfan Khan, The Namesake
- Gordon Pinsent, Away from Her
- Sarah Polley, Away from Her
- Michael Moore, Sicko
- Susanne Bier, After the Wedding
- Diablo Cody, Juno
- Shane Meadows, This is England
#5 American Gangster
#4 Redacted
#3 Fracture
#2 Across the Universe
#1 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
- Music and Lyrics
- The Assassination of Jesse - James...
- Bee Movie
- The Darjeeling Limited
Best Documentaries
#5 My Kid Could Paint That
#4 Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
#3 Sicko / No End in Sight
#2 Lake of Fire
#1 The King of Kong
- In the Shadow of the Moon
- An Unreasonable Man
- Air Guitar Nation
- Lake of Fire
- The King of Kong
Most Annoying Performances
#5 Roger Bart, American Gangster / Jordan Ladd, Death Proof
#4 Jake Gyllenhaal / Reese Witherspoon, Rendition
#3 Laura Linney, The Savages
#2 Ethan Hawke, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
#1 Joaquin Phoenix, We Own the Night
#4 Jonah Hill, Walk Hard
#3 Topher Grace, Spider-Man 3
#2 John Travolta, Hairspray
#1 The entire cast of Southland Tales
Best Date Movies
#5 Stardust
#4 Waitress
#3 Juno
#2 Atonement
#1 Once
- I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
- Starter for 10
- Jane Austen Book Club
- Once
- Dan in Real Life
Worst Date Movies
#5 300
#4 Rescue Dawn
#3 Lust, Caution
#2 Margot at the Wedding
#1 Shoot 'Em Up
- Margot at the Wedding
- Crazy Love
- 2 Days in Paris
- After the Wedding
- 300
Best Male Frontal Nudity
#4 Some guy, Walk Hard
#3 Jean-Louis Coullo'ch, Lady Chatterley's Lover
#2 Viggo Mortensen, Eastern Promises
#1 Bart Simpson, The Simpsons Movie


Adam Matty
1. No Country for Old Men The Wind That Shakes the Barley
2. Atonement No Country for Old Men
3. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Juno
4. Zodiac This Is England
5. Juno After the Wedding
6. There Will Be Blood The Lives of Others
7. Once Once
8. The Bourne Ultimatum Into the Wild
9. Death Proof The Namesake
10. The King of Kong Away From Her
Special Guests
Top Films
Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune 1. Once
2. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
3. 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
4. Ratatouille
5. There Will Be Blood
6. No End in Sight
7. Margot at the Wedding
8. The Bourne Ultimatum
9. The Assassination of Jesse James...
10. Knocked Up
Sam Van Hallgren Rescue Dawn
Matt Singer, IFC News No Country for Old Men
Steve Prokopy, Ain't It Cool News No Country for Old Men
Rian Johnson, "Brick" Writer/Director The Assassination of Jesse James...


Adam Matty
1. Ellen Page, Juno Ellen Page, Juno
Frank Langella, Starting Out in the Evening Gordon Pinsent, Away From Her
2. Tang Wei, Lust, Caution Tang Wei, Lust, Caution
Samuel L. Jackson, Black Snake Moan Rolf Lassgård, After the Wedding
3. Keri Russell, Waitress Julie Christie, Away From Her
Tim Roth, Youth Without Youth Richard Gere in The Hoax
4. Julie Christie, Away from Her Sidse Babett Knudsen, After the Wedding
Josh Brolin, No Country for Old Men Ulrich Mühe, The Lives of Others
5. Christina Ricci, Black Snake Moan Nikki Blonsky, Hairspray
Gordon Pinsent, Away From Her Honorable Mentions
P. Brosnan (Seraphim)


Adam Matty
1. Javier Bardem,
No Country For Old Men
Javier Bardem,
No Country...
Cate Blanchett, I'm Not There Cate Blanchett,I'm Not There
2. Kurt Russell, Death Proof J.K. Simmons, Juno
Marie-Josée Croze,Diving Bell...Butterfly Allison Janney, Juno
3. Irrfan Khan, The Namesake Toby Kebbell, Control
Tabu, The Namesake Samantha Morton, Control
4. Hal Holbrook, Into the Wild P. Schneider / G. Dillahunt, Assass. of Jesse James
Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone Charlotte Gainsbourgh, I'm Not There
5. Ben Foster, 3:10 To Yuma Gene Jones, No Country For...
Lauren Ambrose, Starting Out in the Evening Jill Quigg, Gone Baby Gone


Adam Matty
1. Rio Bravo (Two-Disc) SNL: Season Two
2. Days of Heaven - Criterion Revenge of the Nerds: Panty Raid Edition
3. Death Proof– Ext. and Unrated Blade Runner: The Final Cut
4. Knocked Up – Ext. and Unrated Under the Volcano - Criterion
5. Shortbus (Unrated Edition) Caligula: Imperial Edition
Boxed Sets
1. Twin Peaks: Gold Box Ed.
2. Viva Pedro - Almodovar Coll.
3. Stanley Kubrick - Warner Directors Series
4. Sergio Leone Anthology
5. Blade Runner: The Final Cut


Adam (Marty McFly Memorial) Matty
1. Terminator I / T2 Terminator 2
2. Donnie Darko Back to the Future
3. Primer Time Bandits
4. The Final Countdown / Peggy Sue Got Married Time After Time
5. Planet of the Apes ('68) The Final Countdown


Adam Matty
1. Raising Arizona, Diaper robbery Miller's Crossing, Danny Boy assassination try
2. Miller's Crossing, Look into your heart No Country For..., Eagles Nest Hotel
3. Blood Simple, End sequence Raising Arizona, Diaper robbery
4. The Big Lebowski, Limousine Fargo, Opening/closing scenes
5. Fargo, Mike Yanagita Blood Simple, End sequence


Adam (Obsessive Quests) Matty
1. The Last King of Scotland The Ice Storm
2. Zodiac Outside Providence
3. Munich When We Were Kings
4. Velvet Goldmine Dazed and Confused
5. The Hoax Munich
Hedonism / 'No-Brainers'
Almost Famous
Drugstore Cowboy
Boogie Nights
Dazed and Confused


Adam Matty
1. Ordinary People This Is Spinal Tap
2. Henry V Night of the Hunter
3. In the Bedroom Hedwig and the Angry Inch
4. Buffalo '66 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
5. Bob Roberts Dances With Wolves


Adam Matty
1. Kris Kristofferson, Lone Star / Pat Garrett and... Bing Crosby, The Country Girl
2. Frank Sinatra, The Man with the Golden Arm Jason Schwartzman, Rushmore
3. Tom Waits, Down by Law Will Smith, Ali
4. Dwight Yoakam, Panic Room / Sling Blade Jimmy Cliff, The Harder They Come
5. Levon Helm, Coal Miner's Daughter Will Oldham, Old Joy


*Joint 'Obvious' Joint 'Overlooked'
1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off Call Northside 777
2. The Blues Brothers Medium Cool
3. High Fidelity Thief
4. The Untouchables Raisin in the Sun
5. The Fugitive Hoop Dreams
*Shot/set in city, not suburbs


Adam Matty
1. Ran On The Waterfront
2. On The Waterfront The Lion In Winter
3. The Proposition The Wind That Shakes The Barley
4. Dead Ringers Ran
5. Vincent and Theo Boyz 'N the Hood


Adam Matty
1. Peter Finch, Network K. Hepburn / H. Fonda, On Golden Pond
2. Jack Lemmon, Glengarry Glen Ross Jessica Tandy, Driving Miss Daisy
3. Victor Sjostrom, WIld Strawberries Lee Strasberg, Godfather II
4. Ruth Gordon, Rosemary's Baby / Harold & Maude L. Olivier, Marathon Man / Boys From Brazil
5. Richard Farnsworth, The Straight Story Lillian Gish, The Whales of August


Adam Matty
1. Brian DePalma Peter Jackson
2. Terry Gilliam M. Night Shymalan
3. Tim Burton Robert Rodriguez
4. Ivan Reitman Brian DePalma
5. Sofia Coppola Richard Linklater


Adam Matty
1. No Country For Old Men Juno
2. Atonement My Winnipeg
3. Juno No Country For Old Men
4. My Winnipeg Michael Clayton
5. Paranoid Park XXY


Adam Sam
1. Shane Pride of the Yankees
2. The Wizard of Oz Harold & Maude
3. E.T. True Romance
4. Before Sunset Terms of Endearment
5. Network E.T.


Adam Sam
There Will Be Blood
The Darjeeling Limited
No Country For Old Men
Eastern Promises
American Gangster
6. I'm Not There 'Music' Movies
I'm Not There
Walk Hard
Across The Universe
The Honeydripper
7. 3:10 To Yuma / Assassination of Jesse James... 3:10 To Yuma / Assassination of Jesse James...
8. Lust, Caution Funny Games
9. In the Valley of Elah Youth Without Youth
10. Across The Universe Lust, Caution


Adam Matty Ballgame
1. All That Jazz The Goodbye Girl
2. All About Eve All About Eve
3. Cradle Will Rock Yankee Doodle Dandy
4. Bullets Over Broadway Waiting For Guffman
5. Waiting For Guffman Moon Over Broadway


Adam Sam
1. Say Anything It's a Wonderful Life
2. Trust Before Sunrise / Before Sunset
3. Sunrise ('27) Moonstruck
4. Before Sunrise / Before Sunset Sunrise ('27)
5. Sabrina ('54) Pride & Prejudice


Adam Sam
1. Memento Memento
2. The Bourne Trilogy Solaris (1972)
3. Dark City La Jetee
4. The Sweet Hereafter / Away From Her Oldboy
5. Another Woman Amateur
Pantheon Picks
Wild Strawberries
Solaris (1972)
The Manchurian Candidate


Adam Sam
1. Zodiac Rescue Dawn
2. Black Snake Moan The Namesake
3. Once Black Snake Moan
4. Knocked Up Waitress
5. Rescue Dawn Knocked Up
Michael Phillips Scott Tobias
1. Once Zodiac
2. Ratatouille Knocked Up
3. Climates Death Proof
4. The Host Once
5. Knocked Up Black Book
Movies Adam and Sam regret not seeing: Black Book, Climates, The Wind That Shakes The Barley, The Hoax (AK only)


Adam Steve Prokopy
1. Samuel L. Jackson, Black Snake Moan Seth Rogen, Knocked Up
Julie Christie, Away From Her Angelina Jolie, A Mighty Heart
2. Kurt Russell, Death Proof Christian Bale, Rescue Dawn
Keri Russell, Waitress J. Christie, Away From Her
3. Gordon Pinsent, Away From Her G. Pinsent, Away From Her
Christina Ricci, Black Snake Moan Zoe Bell, Death Proof
4. Irfan Khan, The Namesake Samuel L. Jackson, Black Snake Moan
Angelina Jolie, A Mighty Heart Keri Russell, Waitress
5. Don Cheadle, Talk To Me Mads Mikkelsen, After The Wedding
Imelda Staunton, Harry Potter... Phoenix Molly Shannon, Year of the Dog
1. Christian Bale, Rescue Dawn
Christina Ricci, Black Snake Moan
2. Samuel L. Jackson, Black Snake Moan
Angelina Jolie, A Mighty Heart
3. Irfhan Khan, The Namesake
Tabu, The Namesake
4. Don Cheadle, Talk To Me
Keri Russell, Waitress
5. Richard Gere, The Hoax
Molly Shannnon, Year of the Dog


Adam Sam
1. Full Metal Jacket 32 Short Films About Glenn Gould / Amadeus
2. The 400 Blows Harold & Maude / Rushmore
3. The Outsiders The Science of Sleep
4. Grey Gardens Nights of Cabiria
5. Brokeback Mountain Marie Antoinette


Adam Scott Smith
1. Modern Times 12 Angry Men
2. Matewan / Harlan County, USA Network
3. The Manchurian Candidate ('62 and '04) Three Days of the Condor
4. Fast Food Nation The Times of Harvey Milk
5. Office Space To Kill A Mockingbird


Adam Sam
Christian Bale
Clive Owen
Ryan Gosling
Juliet Binoche
Ray Winstone
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Dan Futterman
Gael Garcia Bernal
Zooey Dechanel
Casey Affleck
Paul Giamatti
James LeGros
Diane Keaton
Jeff Goldblum
Topher Grace


Adam Sam
1. Network Reds
2. The Parallax View The Insider
3. His Girl Friday City of God
4. The Insider His Girl Friday / Woman of the Year
5. Sweet Smell of Success The Agronomist


Adam Sam
1. Almost Famous Black Snake Moan
2. Black Snake Moan / Hustle & Flow 24 Hour Party People
3. High Fidelity The Commitments
4. Once Sweet and Lowdown
5. Sweet and Lowdown Nashville


(Mr. and Mrs. Allnut Memorial)
Scott Tobias
1. Annie Hall The Lady Eve
2. Say Anything All That Heaven Allows
3. Harold & Maude Duck Soup
4. West Side Story/Cabaret Badlands
5. Woman of the Year Something Wild


(PBR Streetgang Memorial)
(Jaws/Apoc. Now/A. Queen Memorial)
1. Jaws Master & Commander
2. Billy Budd A River Runs Through It
3. Master & Commander The Hunt For Red October
4. The African Queen Fitzcarraldo
5. Finding Nemo Dead Calm


Adam Sam
1. Fast Times At Ridgemont High Marie Antoinette
2. Harlan County, USA The Namesake
3. Cleo from 5 to 7 / Vagabond Me and You and Everyone We Know
4. Personal Velocity American Psycho / The Notorious Bettie Page
5. Orlando Fast Times At Ridgemont High


Adam Sam
1. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Sullivan's Travels
2. Double Indemnity / Rear Window Big Night
3. Cool Hand Luke / The Hustler The Big Lebowski
4. Henry V / A Clockwork Orange Taxi Driver
5. All That Jazz Memento


Adam Sam
1. Talk To Me A Mighty Heart
2. Once/Waitress/Interview Day Watch
3. A Mighty Heart Talk To Me
4. Sicko Superbad/Hot Rod/The Ten
5. The Simpsons Stardust


Adam Sam
1. The Bourne Identity Die Hard
2. The Matrix / The Terminator The Bourne Identity/Supremacy
3. Die Hard / Lethal Weapon The Professional
4. The Killer Mission Impossible 3
5. First Blood Escape From New York


Adam (All About Eve Memorial) Sam
1. Double Indemnity All About Eve
2. Ran / Throne of Blood McCabe & Mrs. Miller
3. Bob Roberts / Cradle Will Rock To Die For
4. A Star Is Born (1937) Hustle & Flow
5. Risky Business Shock Corridor


Adam Sam
1. Rutger Hauer Michael Madsen
2. Michael Biehn Michael Ironside
3. Michael Rooker Grace Zabriskie
4. Clint Howard Miguel Ferrer
5. Jeff Fahey Michael Wincott


Adam Sam
1. Ran Ran
2. Lone Star Quiz Show
3. The Bicycle Thieves Fingers / The Beat That My Heart Skipped
4. Field of Dreams The Squid & The Whale
5. Stand By Me True Romance


Adam (Pres. by the letter 'K') Sam
1. Val Kilmer Gene Wilder
2. Kevin Kline Laura Dern
3. Elias Koteas Jeff Bridges
4. Harvey Keitel / Ben Kingsley Andy Garcia
5. Diane Keaton Jeff Goldblum


Adam Sam
1. The Shawshank Redemption The Deer Hunter / Midnight Cowboy
2. Good Will Hunting Rushmore / Bottle Rocket
3. Withnail and I / Y Tu Mama Tambien The Big Lebowski / Swingers
4. Stand by Me The Butcher Boy / Son Of Rambow
5. Heavenly Creatures Anchorman / Clerks 2


Adam Sam
1. Saving Private Ryan, Omaha Beach Empire Strikes Back, Hoth
2. Apocalypse Now, Ride of the Valkyries Kingdom of Heaven, Siege of Jerusalem
3. Black Hawk Down, Mogadishu Saving Private Ryan, Omaha Beach
4. Master and Commander, Acheron Return of The King, Pellamor Fields
5. Enemy at the Gates, Stalingrad Henry V, Agincourt


Adam Sam
1. Rear Window 2001: A Space Odyssey
2. Blue Velvet Rear Window
3. Rashomon/The Thin Blue Line The Conversation
4. The Conversation Sex, Lies & Videotape
5. Wings of Desire Cache


Adam Sam
1. *Once Upon a Time in the West *The Seven Samurai
2. *Rules of the Game / Grand Illusion *The 400 Blows
3. *North by Northwest *Double Indemnity
4. *Lawrence of Arabia *Sixteen Candles / Weird Science
5. *Fanny and Alexander *The Long Goodbye
* Has now seen


Adam Sam
1. Rescue Dawn Rescue Dawn
2. Southland Tales The Wendell Baker Story
3. Color Me Kubrick The Wind That Shakes the Barley
4. The Wind That Shakes the Barley The Lookout / Disturbia
5. Fracture Reign Over Me
'The Big 5'
1. Grindhouse
2. Spider-Man 3
3. Zodiac
4. Black Snake Moan
5. Hot Fuzz


Adam Sam
Supp. Actress Will: Jennifer Hudson
Should: Jennifer Hudson
Will: Jennifer Hudson
Should: Arriana Barraza
Supp. Actor W: Eddie Murphy
S: Jackie Earle Haley
W: Alan Arkin
S: Jackie Earle Haley
Actress W: Helen Mirren
S: Helen Mirren
W: Helen Mirren
S: Judi Dench
Actor W: Forrest Whitaker
S: Forrest Whitaker
W: Forrest Whitaker
S: Ryan Gosling
Director W: Martin Scorsese
S: Martin Scorsese
W: Martin Scorsese
S: A. Gonzales Inarritu
Picture W: The Departed
S: The Departed
W: The Queen
S: Babel


Adam Sam
1. R. De Niro, S. Spacek, T. Hutton ('80) Steven Soderbergh ('00)
2. Unforgiven ('92) Amadeus ('84)
3. Silence of the Lambs, A. Hopkins, J. Foster ('91) Daniel Day-Lewis ('89)
4. K. Kline ('88) / B. Del Toro "00) Chris Cooper('02)
5. S. Sarandon ('95)/ F. McDormand ('96) Hilary Swank ('99)


1. Reservoir Dogs
2. Memento
3. Hustle & Flow
4. sex, lies & videotape
5. American Movie
Overlooked: Blood Simple (Adam), Big Night (Sam)


Discoveries/Breakthroughs (Rian Johnson Memorial List)
Adam Sam
1. Guillermo del Toro, Pan's Labyrinth Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson
2. Kevin MacDonald, Last King of Scotland David Jacobson, Down in the Valley
3. Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson James Marsh, The King
4. Neil Burger, The Illusionist Shia Lebouf, Bobby / Guide To Recognizing...
5. Anthony Mackie, Half Nelson / We Are Marshall Jonah Hill, Accepted
An Inconvenient Truth
Flags of Our Fathers
The Queen
The Departed
Little Miss Sunshine
Casino Royale
The Lake House
The Fountain
The Break-Up
American Dreamz
The King
The Notorious Bettie Page
The Pursuit of Happyness
Kirsten Dunst, Marie Antoinette
The Break-Up / J. Aniston
Penelope Cruz, Volver
The Lake House
Casino Royale
The Break-Up / J. Aniston
Clerks 2 / Rosario Dawson
M:i:3 / Keri Russell
The Pursuit of Happyness
Stranger Than Fiction / Will Ferrell
M. Wahlberg, Invincible
Jodie Foster, Inside Man
J. Moore, Children of Men
Superman Returns
All The Kings Men
A Scanner Darkly
Jackass Number Two
Art School Confidential
Talladega Nights
Tristram Shandy
Owes Apology To (according to other host)
Ed Norton, D. Jacobson, Down In The Valley
Chris Weitz, American Dreamz
Kevin MacDonald, Last King of Scotland
Jack Nicholson, The Departed
Memorable Scenes
Children of Men, Urban battle
Shortbus, Star-Spangled three-way
Half Nelson, Confronting drug dealer
The Departed, Recruiting Costigan
Letters From Iwo Jima, Dying with honor
Science of Sleep, Stefane admits love in dream
Children of Men, Urban battle & birth
Shortbus, Star-Spangled three-way
Clerks 2, 'Trilogy' talk
Prairie Home Companion / Any scene with Woody Harrelson & John C. Reilly
Truly Moving Moments
World Trade Center, Rescue
The Lake House, Meeting
Pan's Labyrinth, Final scene
Pursuit of Happyness, Gardner gets the job
Letters From Iwo Jima, Talking to baby before war
Pan's Labyrinth, Final scenes
United 93, Goodbye to families
Pursuit of Happyness, Final scene
Invincible, Kid wearing Vince's jersey
Best Endings
Inside Man
The Prestige
Little Miss Sunshine
A Prairie Home Companion
Pan’s Labyrinth
A Prairie Home Companion
Children of Men
Pan's Labyrinth
The Pursuit Of Happyness
The Science of Sleep
GW Bush, Shut Up and Sing
J. Earle Hailey, Little Children
PS Hoffman, M:i:3
Sergio Lopez, Pans Labyrinth
Christian Bale/Hugh Jackman, The Prestige
Ramirez Amilcar, Apocalypto
PS Hoffman, M:i:3


Adam Sam
1. The Last King of Scotland The Science of Sleep
2. The Departed Shortbus
3. Pan's Labyrinth Marie Antoinette
4. United 93 The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
5. Brick Half Nelson
6. Fast Food Nation Brick
7. Letters From Iwo Jima Bubble
8. Children of Men Babel
9. Volver Children of Men
10. The Proposition Fast Food Nation
*11. L'Enfant Pan's Labyrinth
Special Guests Best Film
Matt Singer L'Enfant
Rian Johnson The Fountain, Tideland
M. Robert Turnage Children of Men
Scott Smith Children of Men
Kevin Crossman The Break-Up
Ryan Heller Borat
Tassoula Kokkoris Little Children
Carrie Van Hallgren The Heart of the Game
Alex Knesnik Superman Returns, Half Nelson
Jeff Huston The Fountain
Ira Glass Marie Antoinette, The Queen
Matty Ballgame Pan's Labyrinth
Scott Tobias The Departed, Children of Men
Adam Sam
Worst Films of 2006
1. Pirates of the Caribbean 2 All The King's Men
2. The Black Dahlia The Black Dahlia
3. All The King's Men/ American Dreamz Pirates of the Caribbean 2
Top 5 Regrets (Need to see)
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu Volver
Army of Shadows Notes on a Scandal
Road To Guantanamo Deliver Us From Evil
Deliver Us From Evil/Jesus Camp Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Manderlay Lady Vengeance
Green = Sam saw
Blue = Adam saw


Adam Sam
1. Maggie Gyllenhaal, Sherrybaby Gretchen Mol, Notorious Bettie Page
Forest Whitaker, Last King of Scotland Gael Garcia Bernal, The Science of Sleep
2. Helen Mirren, The Queen Meryl Streep, Devil Wears Prada
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Departed Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson
3. Penelope Cruz, Volver Evan Rachel Wood, Down in the Valley
Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson Forest Whitaker, Last King...
4. Lee Young-Ae, Lady Vengeance Jennifer Anniston, The Break-Up
Daniel Craig, Casino Royale Ed Norton, Down in the Valley
5. Gretchen Mol, Notorious Bettie Page Helen Mirren, The Queen
Clive Owen, Children of Men Will Smith, Pursuit of Happyness


Adam Sam
1. M. Gyllenhaal, WTC / Stranger Than Fiction Adriana Barraza / Rinko Kikuchi, Babel
Ray Winstone, The Proposition Phillip Seymour Hoffman, M:I:3
2. Carmen Maura, Volver Shareeka Epps, Half Nelson
James McAvoy, The Last King of Scotland John C. Reilly, Talladega Nights
3. Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine Charlotte Gainsbourgh, Science of Sleep
Ben Sliney, United 93 Paul Giamatti, The Illusionist
4. Meryl Streep, Prairie Home Companion Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
Paul Giamatti, The Illusionist Oscar Isaac, Nativity Story
5. Rinko Kikuchi, Babel Nora Zehetner, Brick
Jackie Earle Hailey, Little Children Ben Sliney, United 93
* Recorded before seeing Dreamgirls


Adam Sam
1. All The President's Men / Network / Dog Day Afternoon Elevator to the Gallows
2. Seven Samurai (Criterion) The Conformist
3. Wayne-Ford Collection Brazil
4. Superman Ultimate Collector’s Ed. Apocalypse Now: Complete Dossier
5. Oldboy (3-Disc) Talladega Nights / Clerks II


Adam Sam
1. Boyz 'n The Hood Cinderella Man
2. Tombstone Big Fish
3. The Manchurian Candidate Election
4. Bull Durham Blow Out
5. Tigerland Get Shorty


Adam Sam
1. Apocalypse Now Brokeback Mountain
2. Reds Shortbus
3. Breathless Harold & Maude
4. Man With a Movie Camera The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg
5. Lords of the Rings Trilogy Magnolia


Adam Sam
1. The Wild Bunch Stagecoach
2. The Bourne Identity Unforgiven
3. The French Connection Oldboy
4. Full Metal Jacket/Saving Pvt. Ryan The Matrix
5. The Hunt For Red October 5. Henry V


Adam Sam
1. Treasure of the Sierra Madre The New World
2. Touch of Evil Purple Rose Of Cairo
3. In the Heat of the Night/ My Cousin Vinny Fitzcarraldo
4. The Dreamers Dead Man
5. Stromboli Babel / The Road To Guantanamo
The Passenger
Brother From Another Planet
The Last King of Scotland
Marie Antoinette
The Limey
Babe: Pig in the City


Adam Sam
1. Boogie Nights Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2. The Elephant Man Adaptation
3. Drugstore Cowboy/My Own Private Idaho The Graduate
4. Trust Rushmore
5. Days of Heaven Shortbus
Matty Ballgame
1. Jaws
2. Reds
3. Big
4. Raising Arizona
5. Major League


Adam Sam
1. The Exorcist The Shining
2. Manhunter / Seven Rosemary's Baby
3. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me The Ring
4. Blair Witch Project Solaris
5. Blue Velvet Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Ring
The Shining
Salem’s Lot
Blair Witch Project
Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs


Adam Sam
1. Vertigo / Notorious The Conformist
2. Memento The Lady Eve
3. Reservoir Dogs Reservoir Dogs
4. Infernal Affairs Croupier
5. Cache In The Company of Men


Adam Sam
1. The Bourne Identity My Man Godfrey
2. A History of Violence Eternal Sunshine...
3. Hard Eight (Sydney) History of Violence / Down In The Valley
4. Passion Fish Amateur / The Bourne Identity
5. Oldboy / Lady Vengeance The Man Without A Past
DB Sweeney's List
Breaking the Waves
Kramer vs. Kramer
Tender Mercies


Adam Sam
1. Han Solo / Indiana Jones, Star Wars / Raiders... Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. Luke Jackson, Cool Hand Luke Nick Charles, The Thin Man
3. Malcolm Reynolds, Serenity Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
4. Philip Marlowe, The Big Sleep / Rick Blaine, Casablanca Sheriff John T. Chance, Rio Bravo
5. Nick Charles, The Thin Man Bob Dylan, Don't Look Back
Buddy Deeds, Lone Star
The Man With No Name
Marty McFly
The Sundance Kid

Chili Palmer
Atticus Finch / Jefferson Smith
Jerry Mulligan
Walter Burns
Dr. Peter Venkman

If Sam were a woman...
Hildy Johnson
Nora Charles
Fiona, Roan Inish
Paikea, Whale Rider
Mary Poppins


Adam Sam
1. Neil Burger Alejandro González Iñárritu
2. Rian Johnson Michel Gondry
3. Todd Field David Gordon Green
4. J. Cameron Mitchell Rian Johnson
5. Stephen Gaghan David Jacobson
Richard Kelly
Bennett Miller
Shane Carruth
Zach Braff
Miranda July
Garth Jennings
Silvain Chomet
Phil Morrison
Shane Carruth


Adam Sam
1. Crimes and Misdemeanors The Princess Bride
2. World According to Garp E.T.
3. Henry V Midnight Run
4. The Princess Bride Broadcast News
5. Field of Dreams / The Breakfast Club Mystery Train
Joint Pantheon List
1. Raging Bull
2. The Empire Strikes Back
3. Do The Right Thing
4. The Right Stuff
5. Raiders of the Lost Ark


Adam Sam
1. The Departed The Good German
2. Babel Babel
3. All The King's Men / Last King of Scotland The Prestige
4. The Prestige The Science Of Sleep
5. Stranger Than Fiction Borat
Casino Royale
The Science of Sleep
The Good German
The Departed
The Fountain
The Last King Of Scotland
Fast Food Nation
Little Children


(Griffin Mill Memorial)
1. Singin' in the Rain Get Shorty
2. Sunset Boulevard Adaptation
3. Mulholland Drive Sunset Boulevard
4. Day of the Locust Sullivan's Travels
5. Sullivan's Travels L.A. Confidential
LA Confidential
Get Shorty
Barton Fink
Swimming with Sharks
Team America: World Police
The Big Picture
The Player
Mulholland Drive


Adam Sam
1. The Breakfast Club Rushmore
2. Fast Times at Ridgemont High Election
3. Dazed and Confused Stand & Deliver
4. High School Fast Times at Ridgemont High
5. Grease Brick
The Last Picture Show
Some Kind of Wonderful
Back to the Future
Dazed & Confused
The Squid and the Whale


Filmspotting #122: Truly Moving Pictures
Filmspotting #121: Accepted/The Lady Eve
(Sophie's Choice Memorial)
1. Field of Dreams Field of Dreams / Hoosiers / The Karate Kid
2. The Rookie It's A Wonderful Life
3. Cinderella Man Terms of Endearment
4. Forrest Gump Cinderella Man
5. Finding Nemo The Pride of the Yankees

Nostalgia #6-10
Fox and the Hound
Old Yeller
The Neverending Story


Adam Sam
1. Raging Bull Tokyo Story
2. Chinatown Kill Bill (1 and 2)
3. Blue Velvet Herzog-Kinski Marathon
4. Trust Slacker
5. L'Avventura / The Passenger George Washington
Rian Johnson
1. Fellini's 8 1/2
2. Brazil
3. Barton Fink
4. Annie Hall / The Apartment
5. Goodfellas


Adam Sam
1. All The President's Men All The President's Men
2. The Right Stuff The Right Stuff
3. Bloody Sunday The Insider
4. In Cold Blood Quiz Show
5. Salvador Bloody Sunday
Paths of Glory
Quiz Show
The Pianist
Heavenly Creatures
Topsy Turvy
The Straight Story
The Big Red One


Adam Scott Smith
1. Doc Holliday, Tombstone Cosmo Brown, Singing' in the Rain
2. Mike Schank, American Movie Brodie, Mallrats
3. Charles, A Beautiful Mind /
Dr. Maturin, Master and Comm.
Barry, High Fidelity
4. Terrence Mann, Field of Dreams Doc Holliday, Tombstone
5. Mouse, Devil in a Blue Dress /
Jim Malone, The Untouchables
Laurel Boyd, Jerry Maguire
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News
Barry, High Fidelity
Cameron Frye, Ferris Bueller
Lisa Fremont, Rear Window
Dude, Rio Bravo


Adam Sam
1. Drugstore Cowboy Drugstore Cowboy
2. Requiem for a Dream Last Days
3. King of New York Go
4. Traffic Traffic
5. 25th Hour The French Connection
Less Than Zero
Dazed and Confused
Midnight Express
Easy Rider
Sid & Nancy
Hurlyburly / 24 Hour Party People
Sid & Nancy
Requiem For A Dream


Adam Sam
1. Cinderella The Empire Strikes Back
2. Star Wars E.T.
3. E.T. Return Of The Jedi
4. Top Gun Goonies / European Vacation
5. The Wizard of Oz The Karate Kid


Adam Sam
1. Rio Bravo Rio Bravo
2. The Deer Hunter Hoosiers
3. Good Will Hunting Jackass: The Movie
4. Swingers Swingers
5. Stand By Me The Last Detail
Clerks II
Beautiful Girls
The Outsiders
Jules and Jim
Good Will Hunting
The Deer Hunter
Stand By Me
Bottle Rocket
Old School


Adam Sam
1. Mulholland Drive Mulholland Drive
2. The Conversation Adaptation
3. Brick La Jetee
4. THX-1138 Primer
5. Donnie Darko THX-1138

Blow Up
Waking Life / Scanner Darkly
Eternal Sunshine /
Being John Malkovich

Eyes Wide Shut
Clean Shaven
2001: A Space Odyssey


Adam Sam
1. West Side Story / The Matrix The Matrix
2. Clueless Stagecoach
3. Spy Game / Man on Fire Down With Love
4. Pirates of the Caribbean Personal Velocity
5. Tigerland Master & Commander

'Filmspotting Era'
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Dark Water
Red Eye
Personal Velocity
The Lake House

'Filmspotting Era'
40 Year Old Virgin
Dark Water
The Break-Up


Adam Sam
1. Touch of Evil Last Temptation of Christ
2. Vertigo The Piano
3. The Magnificent Seven Punch-Drunk Love /I Heart Huckabees (Jon Brion)
4. Platoon Batman
5. Last Temptation of Christ Henry V/Much Ado...

On the Waterfront
The Right Stuff
Taxi Driver
The Mission, Spaghetti Westerns

Brokeback Mountain
Schindler's List
The Mission
Ghost Dog


Adam Sam
1. Benecio del Toro Jeffrey Wright
2. John C. Reilly Sam Rockwell
3. Chris Cooper Brian Cox
4. David Morse Catherine O'Hara
5. Sam Rockwell Peter Sarsgaard

Dennis Farina
William Fichtner
Brian Cox
Tilda Swinton
Zooey Deschanel

Allison Janney
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Tony Shalhoub
Luis Guzman
Dennis Farina
Alec Baldwin
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Christopher Walken
Don Cheadle
Paul Giammati
William H. Macy


Adam Sam
Male Male
1. Ray Winstone, Proposition Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brick
2. P. Seymour Hoffman, M:i:3 Ray Winstone, Proposition
3. Ben Sliney, United 93 P. Seymour Hoffman, M:i:3
4. J. Gordon-Levitt, Brick I. McKellen, X-Men 3 / Da Vinci
5. Vince Vaughn, The Break-Up John C. Reilly / Woody Harrelson, Prairie Home Companion
Female Female
1. Lee Young-Ae, Lady Vengeance Nora Zehentner, Brick /
Misty Wilkins, Bubble
2. E. Rachel Wood, Down in the Valley Debbie Dobberreiner, Bubble
3. Jennifer Aniston, The Break-Up Jennifer Aniston, The Break-Up
4. Meryl Streep, Prairie Home Companion Judy Davis, The Break-Up
5. Natalie Portman, V for Vendetta

Emily Watson, The Proposition


Adam Sam
1. Brick Brick
2. The Proposition Bubble
3. Lady Vengeance A Prairie Home Companion
4. Inside Man Mission Impossible 3
5. United 93 Night Watch


Adam Sam
1. Reservoir Dogs / Pulp Fiction Dazed & Confused
2. Boogie Nights Magnolia
3. Seven Samurai / The Magnificent Seven Vanya on 42nd Street
4. Do The Right Thing City of God
5. Nashville Stagecoach
Hannah and Her Sisters / Crimes and Misdemeanors
The Big Chill
The Usual Suspects
Cradle Will Rock
Wonder Boys
Beautiful People
The Impostors
Wonderland / 24 Hour Party People


Adam Sam
1. All About Eve Nights of Cabiria
2. Breakfast at Tiffany's All About Eve
3. Personal Velocity Terms of Endearment
4. Mildred Pierce Personal Velocity
5. Stella Dallas Junebug
Another Woman/Purple Rose...
The Virgin Suicides
Thelma & Louise
Coal Miner's Daughter
Kill Bill
You Can Count On Me/PS
Another Woman
The Deep End
All About My Mother/Flower Of My Secret


Adam Sam
1. Manchurian Candidate ('62) Flirting with Disaster
2. Ordinary People The Squid & The Whale
3. Boyz 'n the Hood Beat... My Heart Skipped / Fingers
4. Cinderella Man Rushmore / Ghost World
5. Kill Bill Vol. 2 Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf
Raising Arizona / Mr. Mom
The Limey
The Others
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Squid & the Whale
Tokyo Story
Boyz 'n the Hood
Midnight Run / True Romance
Raising Victor Vargas
Spellbound / Capturing The Friedmans


Adam Scott Smith
1. The Seventh Seal A Man For All Seasons
2. Cool Hand Luke Dogma
3. The Last Temptation of Christ The Apostle
4. Rosemary's Baby The Ten Commandments
5. Jesus Christ Superstar Little Buddha
The Mission
Dead Man Walking
Star Wars
The Sound of Music


Click here for the complete Top 5 Male/Female Dramatic and Male/Female Comedic lists from Adam, Sam, and special guest Dylan Kidd. Plus, see special guest Scott Ferguson's Top 5 Male/Female Modern Performances.


Adam Sam
1. Audition Taxi Driver
2. Tarnation Elephant
3. The Elephant Man The Piano Teacher
4. Oldboy Owning Mahoney
5. Silence of the Lambs Bad Lieutenant
The Hitcher
The Wild Bunch
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Mysterious Skin
Dead Ringers
La Promesse/The Circle
The Apostle
Boys Don't Cry


Adam Sam
1. The Right Stuff The Rght Stuff
2. Field of Dreams Big Night
3. Quiz Show Hustle & Flow
4. Pleasantville Quiz Show
5. Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Breakfast at Tiffany's
Easy Rider/Lost in America
Roger & Me
The Grapes of Wrath
The Manchurian Candidate
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
Coal Miner's Daughter
Yankee Doodle Dandy
American Movie
The New World


Adam Sam
1. Glengarry Glen Ross Glengarry Glen Ross
2. Wall Street Midnight Run
3. Fargo American Psycho
4. The Bicycle Thief Boiler Room
5. Hard Eight Field of Dreams/Eight Men Out
Trading Places
The Color of Money
A Fistful of Dollars
Catch Me If You Can
Shallow Grave
A Fish Called Wanda
The Sweet Hereafter
Oceans 11/Out of Sight/Three Kings
It's A Wonderful Life
Wall Street


Adam Sam
Taxi Driver
Do The Right Thing
Dog Day Afternoon
Roger Dodger
The Warriors / Escape from
New York / Ghostbusters
Wall Street
The French Connection
Annie Hall
West Side Story
In America
The Squid and the Whale
Midnight Cowboy


Adam Sam
1. Network Election
2. This is Spinal Tap Dr. Strangelove
3. Dr. Strangelove The Candidate
4. Bob Roberts Nashville
5. The Long Goodbye Schizopolis
Duck Soup/The Great Dictator
Natural Born Killers
South Park: Bigger, Longer...
Shaun of the Dead/Living in Oblivion
Wag the Dog
To Die For
Bob Roberts
Bowling for Columbine
Team America: World Police


Adam Scott Smith
1. *The Empire Strikes Back Psycho
2. House of Games Unbreakable
3. The Usual Suspects Memento
4. Rosemary's Baby Planet of the Apes
5. Matchstick Men In A Lonely Place
*List revised on Cinecast #91
Empire bumped off #5 Lone Star


Adam Sam
1. Blade Runner Solaris
2. A Clockwork Orange 2001
3. Escape From New York 12 Monkeys
4. The Road Warrior 2046
5. Alphaville A Clockwork Orange
Planet of the Apes
The Terminator
Dark City
Dark City
The Matrix
Blade Runner
The Time Machine


Adam Sam
1. The Big Lebowski The Big Lebowski
2. Swingers Unforgiven
3. The Deer Hunter Anchorman/Old School
4. Roger Dodger Rio Bravo/Stagecoach
5. Old School Hoosiers/Friday Night Lights

Road House
The Verdict

Floating Movies
Cat On A Hot.../The Verdict
Trees Lounge
Tender Mercies
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?


Adam Sam
1. Reservoir Dogs Rio Bravo
2. Heat Klute/Out of Sight
3. The French Connection Reservoir Dogs
4. Infernal Affairs Chungking Express
5. Serpico Die Hard

Touch of Evil
L.A. Confidential
48 Hours/Beverly Hills Cop
Donnie Brasco

Fargo/Raising Arizona
The French Connection
Blade Runner
The Dancer Upstairs


Adam Sam
Picture Brokeback Mountain Capote
Director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain) Ang Lee(Brokeback Mountain)
Actor P. Seymour Hoffman (Capote) P. Seymour Hoffman (Capote)
Actress Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line) Judi Dench (Mrs. Henderson...)
S. Actress Amy Adams (Junebug) M. Williams (Brokeback Mountain)
S. Actor P. Giamatti, Cinderella Man P. Giamatti, Cinderella Man
Ad. Screenplay Brokeback Mountain (McMurtry, Ossana) Capote (Dan Futterman)
Or. Screenplay Squid and the Whale (Noah Baumbach) Squid and the Whale (Noah Baumbach)


Adam Sam
1. 1976-Rocky 1976-Rocky
2. 1980-Ordinary People 1999-Am. Beauty/K. Spacey
3. 1989-Driving Miss Daisy 1980-Ordinary People
4. 1979-Kramer vs. Kramer 1994-Forrest Gump
5. 1990-Dances w/ Wolves 1990-Dances w/ Wolves
1994-Forrest Gump
2000-J. Roberts/Gladiator
1997-Jack Nicholson
1998-Roberto Benigni

1992-Al Pacino
2003-Tim Robbins
1997-Titanic/J. Nicholson
2001-A Beautiful Mind
1989-Driving Miss Daisy


Adam Sam
1. My Own Private Idaho Midnight Run
2. Midnight Run Broken Flowers/The Straight Story
3. Paris, Texas Flirting with Disaster
4. Lost In America Paris, Texas
5. Thelma & Louise Bonnie & Clyde/Badlands

The Blues Brothers
It Happened One Night
True Romance

Five Easy Pieces/Last Detail
The Blues Brothers
True Romance
Natural Born Killers
Adv. of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert


Adam Sam
1. The Departed Babel
2. Superman Returns The Departed
3. A Scanner Darkly The Fountain
4. Zodiac A Scanner Darkly
5. All The King's Men Talladega Nights

Miami Vice
The Good German
The Fountain
The Black Dahlia
V For Vendetta

World Trade Center/Flight 93
All The King's Men
The Assass. of Jesse James...
Art School Confidential


Adam Sam
1. Twin Peaks Rear Window
2. Rear Window L.A. Confidential
3. Chinatown Gosford Park
4. Lone Star Mississippi Burning
5. The Maltese Falcon The Big Sleep

L.A. Confidential/Se7en
Touch of Evil

In the Heat of the Night
Lone Star
Touch of Evil
Dead Again


Adam Sam
1. GoodFellas Apocalypse Now
2. A Clockwork Orange High Fidelity
3. Apocalypse Now Taxi Driver
4. Sunset Boulevard The Sweet Hereafter
5. Memento Adaptation
High Fidelity/Ferris Bueller's...
Blade Runner
Fight Club
Out of the Past

The Big Lebowski
Ghost Dog


Adam Sam
1. A History of Violence A History of Violence
2. Match Point Capote
3. Hustle & Flow The Squid and the Whale
4. Oldboy Oldboy
5. Brokeback Mountain Brokeback Mountain
6. Capote Junebug
7. Sin City Last Days
8. Cache Hustle & Flow
9. Grizzly Man Me and You and Everyone...
10. Munich/Cinderella Man 2046/Broken Flowers


Adam Sam
1. Crimes and Misdemeanors/
Hannah and Her Sisters
In the Mood For Love/
2. Damage Unbearable Lightness of Being
3. Match Point Secret Lives of Dentists
4. Breaking the Waves Eyes Wide Shut
5. Eyes Wide Shut/Closer The English Patient
Scenes From a Marriage
Blood Simple
To Die For
Double Indemnity
French Lieutenant's Woman
Wonder Boys
Big Night
Terms of Endearment/Squid and the Whale


Adam Sam
1. Casablanca Vanya On 42nd Street
2. Witness Boys Don't Cry
3. Brokeback Mountain Manhattan/Hannah and Her Sisters
4. The Remains of the Day Amores Perros
5. Wild at Heart Brokeback Mountain
Sophie's Choice
The Graduate
My Beautiful Laundrette
Far From Heaven
6-10 (Cops & Criminals)
Out of Sight
L.A. Confidential


Adam Sam
1. A Christmas Story It's a Wonderful Life
2. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Die Hard
3. Beautiful Girls Scrooge
4. The Ref Home For The Holidays
5. The Apartment The Ref


Adam Sam
1. Frank Booth HAL
2. Hannibal Lecter Nurse Ratched
3. Bill the Butcher Noah Cross
4. Don Logan The Terminator
5. Chad (Company of Men) Harry Lime

Hans Gruber
Nurse Ratched
John Doe (Seven)
Griffin Mill (The Player)
Blake (Glengarry)/
Tommy (Goodfellas)

Darth Vader
Amon Goeth
Boddicker (Robocop)
Scorpion Killer (Dirty Harry)
Hans Gruber/Alan Rickman trio


Adam Sam
Road House
Red Dawn
Grease 2
The Devil's Advocate


Adam Sam
1. Blade Runner The Godfather
2. Sophie's Choice Reservoir Dogs
3. Saving Private Ryan Nashville
4. Carrie Harold & Maude
5. The Manchurian Candidate ('62) One Flew Over...

The Deer Hunter
One Flew Over...
Cool Hand Luke
American History X

The Princess Bride
Star Wars
True Romance
The Sweet Hereafter


Adam Sam
1. Annie Hall Annie Hall
2. Before Sunrise/Sunset Rear Window
3. Out of Sight/Ocean's Eleven Singin' in the Rain
4. Good Will Hunting Ocean's Eleven
5. The Apartment Much Ado About Nothing


Adam Sam
1. Manhattan-Gershwin Open Bottle Rocket-'Alone Again Or'
2. Apocalypse Now-'Valkyries' Rio Bravo-'My Rifle, My Pony..."
3. The Natural-Home Run Amadeus-'Requiem'
4. Almost Famous-'Tiny Dancer' Stranger Than Paradise-'Put a Spell...'
5. 2001-'Dawn of Man' Old School-'Total Eclipse...'

Close Encounters-'Wild Signals'
All That Jazz-'On Broadway'
Goodfellas-'Layla Montage'
Say Anything-'In Your Eyes'
Vision Quest-'Lunatic Fringe'

Last Waltz-'Makes No Difference'
Ferris Bueller's...-'Twist & Shout'
Hustle & Flow-'Hard Out There...
Big Lebowski-'Hotel California'
32 Short Films...-Diner scene


Adam Sam
1. Chinatown The Graduate
2. Five Easy Pieces Flirting with Disaster
3. The Breakfast Club Happiness
4. Ordinary People The Squid and the Whale
5. Buffalo '66 Crumb/Capturing The Friedmans

Garden State
Mildred Pierce
Punch-Drunk Love
The Celebration
All or Nothing

Five Easy Pieces
She's So Lovely
About a Boy
Punch-Drunk Love
The Great Santini


Adam Sam
1. Apocalypse Now Three Kings
2. The Deer Hunter Apocalypse Now
3. Three Kings Henry V
4. Full Metal Jacket Ran
5. Platoon Bridge on the River Kwai

All Quiet...Western Front
Paths of Glory
Dr. Strangelove
Saving Private Ryan
The Dirty Dozen

The Last Detail
Full Metal Jacket
The Deer Hunter


Adam Sam
1. The Elephant Man Topsy Turvy/Vera Drake*
2. Goodfellas The Right Stuff
3. Malcolm X Amadeus
4. Raging Bull 32 Short Films About Glenn Gould
5. Amadeus Capote/Last Days/Cinderella Man
*Yes, Sam knows (now!) that Vera Drake wasn't a real person.


Adam Sam
1. R. De Niro-Raging Bull C. Theron-Monster
2. J. Irons-Reversal of Fortune J. Wright-Basquiat
3. K. Branagh-Henry V P. Giamatti-American Splendor
4. S. Spacek-Coal Miner's Daughter E. Bana-Chopper
5. F. Whitaker-Bird S. Coogan-24 Hour Party People

T. Jane/B. Pepper-*61
N. Cage-Adaptation
D. Washington-Malcolm X
D. Strathairn-Good Night...
V. Kilmer-The Doors

T. Jane/B. Pepper-*61
J. Foxx-Ray, Ali
R. De Niro-Raging Bull
W. Harrelson-People vs. Larry...
G. Oldman-Sid & Nancy


Adam Sam
1. The Graduate/Garden State Wes Anderson Collection
2. Say Anything/Singles Pulp Fiction
3. Boogie Nights/Magnolia Natural Born Killers
4. Reservoir Dogs/Pulp Fiction Harold & Maude
5. Purple Rain/Buddy Holly Story O Brother Where Art Thou?

Saturday Night Fever
The Princess Bride
This Is Spinal Tap
Do The Right Thing
The Royal Tenenbaums

Batman (Prince)
Wonder Boys
The Committments
Get Shorty


Adam Sam
1. Almost Famous George Washington
2. In America The Secret of Roan Inish
3. The Exorcist Spirited Away
4. Secret of Roan Inish Whale Rider
5. The Sixth Sense Ma Vie En Rose

Eve's Bayou
The Wizard of Oz
South Park: Bigger...

Days of Heaven
The Journey of Natty Gann
Time Bandits
Neverending Story


Adam Sam
1. Paul Newman Sean Penn
2. Russell Crowe Philip Seymour Hoffman
3. Sean Penn Campbell Scott
4. Edward Norton Daniel Day-Lewis
5. Anthony Hopkins Russell Crowe

Chris Cooper
Dennis Quaid
Don Cheadle
Jeremy Irons
Kenneth Branagh

Future Top 5
Terrence Howard
Clive Owen
Sam Rockwell
Paul Bettany
Gael Garcia Bernal

Gene Hackman
Robert Duvall
John Wayne
Jeff Bridges
Jimmy Stewart

Future Top 5
Jeffrey Wright
Peter Sarsgaard
Sam Rockwell
Forest Whitaker
John C. Reilly


Adam Sam
1. Naomi Watts Cate Blanchett
2. Zhang Ziyi Emma Thompson
3. Faye Dunaway Holly Hunter
4. Monica Vitti Jodie Foster
5. Gwyneth Paltrow Jane Fonda

Nicole Kidman
Emma Thompson
Julianne Moore
Joan Allen
Jennifer Connelly

Toni Collette
Joan Allen
Sigourney Weaver
Zooey Daschenal
Alison Janney


Adam Sam
1. The Candidate The Insider
2. The Great Dictator Bloody Sunday
3. Cradle Will Rock Three Kings
4. The Thin Blue Line Beautiful People
5. Matewan The China Syndrome

Roger and Me
Lone Star
Dr. Strangelove

The Incredibles
Paths To Glory
Do The Right Thing
Bowling for Columbine


Adam Sam
1. The Bicycle Thief Burnt By The Sun
2. Nights of Cabiria Fanny and Alexander
3. The Conformist Yi-Yi
4. Wings of Desire City of God
5. Hiroshima Mon Amour / Night and Fog The Piano Teacher

Amores Perros
Day for Night
La Strada
Wild Strawberries

Amores Perros
Chungking Express
My Life as a Dog
The Triplets of Belleville


Adam Sam
1. All The President's Men One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
2. The Sweet Hereafter To Kill A Mockingbird
3. World According To Garp Wonder Boys
4. Sophie's Choice A River Runs Through It
5. Apocalypse Now In Cold Blood
Devil in a Blue Dress
Field of Dreams
High Fidelity/About a Boy
All Quiet/Western Front
My Own Private Idaho
The Princess Bride
The English Patient
Hitchhiker's Guide...
Stand By Me


Adam Sam
1. Doc Holliday (Tombstone) Col. Kilgore (Apocalypse Now)
2. Sonny Corleone Bill the Butcher
3. Don Logan (Sexy Beast) Patton
4. Sgt. Barnes (Platoon) Little Bill (Unforgiven)
5. Bill the Butcher Mark "Chopper" Reed
Bud White
Tyler Durden
Martin Riggs
Dallas 'Dally' Winston
The Bride
Peoples Hernandez (Shaft)
Wilson (The Limey)
Ellen Ripley
'Dirty' Harry Callahan
Quint (Jaws)


Adam Sam
1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail Mel Brooks movies
2. Saving Private Ryan Network
3. As Good As It Gets Boogie Nights
4. Casino Sideways
5. The Sting/My Dinner with Andre Barton Fink
Life is Beautiful
Gods & Monsters
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Usual Suspects
Fight Club
American Beauty
The Natural


1. Kill Bill
2. Memento
3. The Limey
4. In The Bedroom
5. The Warriors (AK) / Heavenly Creatures (SH)


Adam Sam
1. Scenes From a Marriage Husbands & Wives
2. A Woman Under the Influence Faces
3. Raising Arizona The Secret Lives of Dentists
4. Husbands & Wives In America
5. Kramer vs. Kramer The Ice Storm


Adam Sam
1. Hustle & Flow Hustle & Flow
2. Sin City Last Days
3. Star Wars: Episode III Me and You and Everyone We...
4. Cinderella Man Cinderella Man
5. Mysterious Skin The Beat That My Heart Skipped


Adam Sam

The Interpreter
Be Cool
The Ring Two
Fever Pitch
The Longest Yard

Sin City
The Island
Fantastic Four
Star Wars: Episode III
The Interpreter


Adam Sam
1. Michael Corleone - Godfather Michael Corleone
2. Jake Gittes - Chinatown R.P. McMurphy - One Flew Over...
3. Jake LaMotta - Raging Bull Jake LaMotta
4. Luke - Cool Hand Luke Suzanne Stone - To Die For
5. Henry Hill - Goodfellas William Munny - Unforgiven


1. Hoffman/Redford - All The President's Men
2. De Niro/Groden - Midnight Run
3. Newman/Redford - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
4. Grant/Russell - His Girl Friday
5. Tucci/Platt - The Impostors / McKean/Guest - This Is Spinal Tap


1. Superman
2. X-Men/American Splendor
3. Batman
4. Sin City/Ghost World
5. Spiderman 2


Adam Sam
1. Blade Runner 12 Monkeys
2. The Final Countdown Starman
3. Brother From Another Planet Blade Runner
4. Escape From New York Close Encounters of the Third Kind
5. Dark City Back to the Future


Adam Sam
1. Fletch The Big Lebowski
2. Glengarry Glen Ross Glengarry Glen Ross
3. Swingers Bottle Rocket
4. Breakfast Club/Weird Science/Real Genius Old School
5. Annie Hall Flirting with Disaster


Adam Sam
1. Do the Right Thing E.T.
2. Dazed and Confused The Goonies
3. Stand By Me The Sixth Sense
4. Raiders of the Lost Ark Jurassic Park
5. Meatballs Con-Air/The Rock/Armageddon


Adam Sam
1. My Own Private Idaho Klute
2. Nights of Cabiria Monster
3. Risky Business Midnight Cowboy
4. Taxi Driver Taxi Driver
5. Belle de Jour True Romance


1. It's A Wonderful Life
2. The Shawshank Redemption
3. In America
4. The Karate Kid
5. To Kill A Mockingbird


Adam Sam
1. Chinatown Miller's Crossing
2. Heat Out of Sight/Ocean's Eleven
3. Double Indemnity Thief
4. Seven Get Carter (1971)
5. Dog Day Afternoon Reservoir Dogs


Adam Sam
1. The World According to Garp Batman
2. The Breakfast Club The Secret of Nimh
3. The Right Stuff Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
4. The Buddy Holly Story The Point
5. The Outsiders A Boy and His Dog


Adam Sam
1. Reservoir Dogs Bottle Rocket
2. Drugstore Cowboy Reservoir Dogs
3. Hard Eight Big Night
4. Blood Simple sex, lies and videotape
5. House of Games Being John Malkovich


1. Ran
2. The Princess Bride
3. Henry V
4. Kill Bill Vol. 1
5. Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai


1. Requiem For a Dream
2. Happiness
3. Capturing the Friedmans
4. Kids / Julien Donkey-Boy
5. Schindler's List/The Pianist


Adam Sam
1. Roger Dodger Croupier
2. Cradle Will Rock The Emperor's New Groove
3. All That Jazz U-Turn
4. One False Move The Butcher Boy
5. Bob Roberts Raising Victor Vargas


1. Say Anything (AK) / Harold and Maude (SH)
2. High Fidelity
3. Punch-Drunk Love
4. Annie Hall (AK) / His Girl Friday (SH)
5. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind


Adam Sam
1. Field of Dreams Hoosiers
2. Bull Durham Rocky
3. The Natural Field of Dreams
4. Vision Quest Friday Night Lights
5. Eight Men Out Bull Durham


Adam Sam
1. Wings of Desire The Matrix
2. Touch of Evil Being John Malkovich
3. Three Kings Waking Life
4. Buffalo 66 Requiem For a Dream
5. Eyes Wide Shut Out of Sight / The Limey


Adam Sam
1. Annie Hall Hannah and Her Sisters
2. Crimes and Misdemeanors Husbands and Wives
3. Manhattan Annie Hall
4. Hannah and Her Sisters Manhattan
5. The Purple Rose of Cairo Manhattan Murder Mystery


Best Most Disappointing
1. The Godfather Part II The Godfather Part III
2. Kill Bill Vol. 2 The Matrix Reloaded
3. Before Sunset Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace
4. The Empire Strikes Back Be Cool (SH)/
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (AK)
5. The Bourne Supremacy Batman Returns (SH)/
Hannibal (AK)


Cinecast #2: Movies We Can't Believe We've Never Seen
Adam Sam
1. *Sunset Boulevard *Wall Street
2. *True Romance *McCabe & Mrs. Miller
3. *Last Temptation of Christ *Bonnie & Clyde
4. *Unforgiven The Hustler
5. *Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Westerns (ANY of them) *The King of Comedy
* Have seen since recording the podcast.


Adam Sam
1. American Movie Adaptation
2. The Player Get Shorty
3. Day For Night Full Frontal
4. Living In Oblivion CQ
5. Hearts of Darkness The Aviator

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