Personal Favorites

At first I tried to separate the best films and my own favorites, but that’s always been such an odd distinction. If you enjoy a movie, it did something right. Probably half nostalgia and half genuine craft, but what can you do?

  • Midnight in Paris
  • Pride & Prejudice
  • L.A. Confidential
  • Jack Reacher
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • Return to Me
  • Metropolitan
  • Taken
  • A Serious Man
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Headhunters
  • The Mummy
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • The Way Way Back
  • The Commitments
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • The Wedding Singer
  • Almost Famous
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • The Aviator's Wife
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Die Hard
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • 24 Hour Party People