91st Best Picture Nominee Rankings

Hey guys!  So yeah, the Oscars were a few days ago, but I TOTALLY forgot to post this beforehand!  I had it saved in my Twitter drafts too because I almost posted it there.  Anyways, these are the 8 movies that were nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars this year in the order of MY personal favorites.  Now I did LIKE all of these movies, I just loved some more than others.  And it’ll be no shock that my number one is the only movie that was in My Top 8 of the Year and the 8 Best Picture Nominees.

Alright, without further ado, here we go!

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Top 5 Favorite Alfred Hitchcock Movies

Hey All! So last semester I had the privilege of taking a class at USC entirely focused upon the directorial style of one Alfred Hitchcock. Heard of him? Me neither.

OBVIOUSLY I’m kidding, Hitchcock is one of the best directors EVER and dazzled audiences over his entirely career. Since I saw almost thirty of his films during my class, I thought this would be an excellent opportunity for me to count down to my Top 5 Favorites!

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Top 36 Movie Scenes of 2018

Hey all!  Every year, I always enjoy discussing my favorite movies of the year and I always enjoy following up with my favorite parts of movies.  Even though I limit my favorite movies of the year list to just ten, I went through the entire list of the movies I saw in 2018 and identified the particular scenes I LOVED even if I thought the movies were just okay or even underwhelming.

Which brings me to one small disclaimer: these are not necessarily from the best movies of the year (although, looking over it, essentially all of these were in my Top 30 of the year), but they are the best scenes of the year.  In that, they executed EXACTLY what I imagine the director entailed in production in making me feel a specific feeling in the best way it possibly could’ve happened, whether that emotion be laughing, crying, mourning, or celebrating.

So without further ado, here are my picks for the Top 36 Best Movie Scenes of 2018!  (last year it was 25, this year there were far too many to cut…)  (and these are in no particular order, they’re all great for different reasons, too many to number……..)

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Top 5 Favorite Movies from First Semester of Film School

Hello everyone! It’s been quite some time since I’ve done a typed out post, but Top # Lists are always a bit more dense and can be articulated slightly more clearly when typed out.

Plus, I’ve been a little sparse on posts for this month, but I’ve been managing the end of the school year, packing up and storing all my stuff in L.A., and beginning to work for the start of the summer back in Massachusetts.

However, this is a post I’ve wanted to do for a bunch of months now and will hopefully provide you guys with a few must-see movies to check out this summer. Because (as I alluded to before) I have officially completed my first semester at USC! I was in two film classes for my major and saw a ton of great movies. Over fourteen weeks, I saw one movie in each of my classes, so twenty-eight movies total. And in those two classes, I learned a lot from my professors, a lot from discussion, and a lot from each movie. And luckily, I enjoyed twenty-seven of those twenty-eight movies (the less said about The Help, the better…). So now, for your enjoyment and mine, I’m gonna count down my Top Five favorites of those twenty-eight movies (all twenty-eight, seen below).

So without further ado, here are my Top Five Favorite Movies from the First Semester at Film School!

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