Andrei Tarkovsky, Top Ten

Andrei Tarkovsky: The Definitive Ranking

Andrei Tarkovsky is one of the kings of art house cinema. He made only seven films in his unnaturally shortened career, and he was in constant conflict with the authorities of the Soviet Union about the content of his films, particularly the religious aspects. He began his career during the brief period under Nikita Khrushchev… Continue reading Andrei Tarkovsky: The Definitive Ranking

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The Underworld Franchise: The Definitive Ranking

This is a middling franchise, at best. A couple of halfway decent movies to start things off, a surprisingly good little third entry, and then the dregs of incoherence to end with two more. There's room for greatness in most story ideas, and Underworld had potential in its derivative world building, but it could never… Continue reading The Underworld Franchise: The Definitive Ranking

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Carl Theodor Dreyer: The Definitive Ranking

Carl Theodor Dreyer made two of the greatest films ever made. He made one of the most important early horror films. He made dramas, historical epics, chamber dramas, prestige dramas, comedies, and even a fairy tale. He was a versatile, talented, and literate filmmaker who made nine of his fourteen films in the first decade… Continue reading Carl Theodor Dreyer: The Definitive Ranking