Monday, January 01, 2007

My Lists for 2007

It seems that everyone on every blog has a list of some sort. New Year’s resolutions for the author, for George Bush, for the world. Wishes for the new year. Things from 2006 we can do without.

For no particular reason, I am going to make some lists about my favorite films. Not that I think anyone at all cares what I think. I just feel like doing it.

Laugh out loud comedies:
- A Shot In The Dark
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail
- Young Frankenstein
- Animal House
- What’s Up, Doc?

Classic Comedies:
- The General
- Arsenic and Old Lace
- Duck Soup
- The Philadelphia Story
- A Night at the Opera
- The Importance of Being Earnest
- Some Like It Hot

Weird yet good comedies:
- Repo Man
- Six String Samurai
- Harold and Maude
- Bruster McCloud
- The Rocky Horror Picture Show
- Bedazzled

Understated, quality comedies:
- Local Hero
- My Favorite Year
- Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid
- The Man With Bogart’s Face

Big budget, lotsa stars comedies:
- The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming
- It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
- The Great Race
- Caddyshack
- Casino Royale

- Alien
- The Exorcist
- Psycho
- The Haunting

Classic Sci-Fi:
- The Thing From Another World
- Forbidden Planet
- King Kong
- The Day the Earth Stood Still
- The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
- Them!

Classic Drama/Suspense:
- Casablanca
- North by Northwest
- The Night of the Hunter
- On The Waterfront
- The African Queen

Great Film Noir:
- The Third Man
- The Maltese Falcon
- The Big Sleep
- Sunset Boulevard
- The Blue Dahlia

Best Animated Feature For Adults As Well As Kids:
- Spirited Away
- Howl’s Moving Castle
- Fantasia
- Yellow Submarine
- Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Flat Out Unusual:
- Memento
- Identity
- The Mothman Prophecies
- Nomads
- Blue Velvet

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