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He likes guacamole, music and other assorted detritus.
Here you will find his ratings and various ramblings as it relates to his love for all things music and especially vinyl records.

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Chuck's Top 200 Movies (In process)

Not Ranked (Yet)

  • A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
  • Airplane! (1980)
  • Aliens (1986)
  • American Beauty (1999)
  • An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  • The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
  • Blazing Saddles (1974)
  • Bonnie & Clyde (1967)
  • Braveheart (1995)
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  • Caddyshack (1980)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Casino (1995)
  • Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Clear and Present Danger (1994)
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
  • Dances With Wolves (1990)
  • Das Boot (1981)
  • Desperado (2001)
  • Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
  • Die Hard (1988)
  • Django Unchained (2016)
  • Duel (1971)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  • Forrest Gump (1994)
  • Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
  • Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  • Glory (1989)
  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966)
  • Goodfellas (1990)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  • The Hateful Eight (2016)
  • Heat (1995)
  • High Fidelity (2000)
  • Highlander (1986)
  • Howard's End (1992)
  • Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  • It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Jackie Brown (1997)
  • Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
  • Last of the Mohicans (1992)
  • Leon: The Professional (1994)
  • Le Papillon (2002)
  • Master and Commander: Far Side of the World (2003)
  • Meet the Parents (2000)
  • Midnight Express (1978)
  • Midnight Run (1988)
  • North By Northwest (1959)
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
  • Papillon (1973)
  • Parasite (2019)
  • Platoon (1986)
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Rear Window (1954)
  • Ronin (1998)
  • Run Lola Run (1998)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Shane (1953)
  • Shirley Valentine (1989)
  • Sirens (1994)
  • Stand By Me (1986)
  • Stop Making Sense (1984)
  • Stripes (1981)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • The Big Lebowski (1998)
  • The Color Purple (1985)
  • The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  • The Fugitive (1993)
  • The Godfather (1972)
  • The Godfather Part II (1974)
  • The Great Escape (1963)
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
  • The Matrix (1999)
  • The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
  • The Naked Gun (1988)
  • The Outlaw Josie Wales (1976)
  • The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
  • The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • The Ring (2002)
  • The Searchers (1956)
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  • The Untouchables (1987)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • There's Something About Mary (1998)
  • Tombstone (1992)
  • Total Recall (1990)
  • Toy Story (1995)
  • True Grit (1969)
  • True Romance (1993)
  • Unforgiven (1992)
  • Vanilla Sky (2001)
  • When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  • Young Frankenstein (1974)
  • Young Guns (1988)

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Chuck's Top 100 Miniseries (In process)

  • Breaking Bad (2008-2013)
  • Californication (2007-2014)
  • The Civil War (1990)
  • El Chapo (2017-2018)
  • Game of Thrones (2011-2019)
  • Homeland (2007-2020)
  • Lonesome Dove (1989)
  • Longmire (2012-2017)
  • Roots (1977)
  • The Sopranos (1999-2007)

Chuck suggests the AFI lighten up and include a few comedy films. He also suggests the hypocritical American movie industry make more intelligent movies that don't involve excessive gun violence and overdone CGI. Perhaps Chuck is the hypocrite now for he loves westerns. ;-)

Is film creativity dead? Chuck is frustrated with how stale Hollywood and movie-making in general has become, especially in the last decade or so. Too many sequels, prequels, remakes and superhero titles with their overdone computer graphics, quick-edit action sequences and inane dialogue. Most studios and marketers no longer want original and intelligent scripts. Too risky. They are a business and Chuck gets that, but they have evolved into a business that only cares about easy profits. Blockbuster first weekends is the priority, and most of us, the movie-going public, lose out. Not many of the above-listed films could be made with today's unoriginal and safe Hollywood modus operandi. Will things change? One can hope, but it doesn't look good. Chuck will keep going to the movies, but nowadays he leans towards films with originality. Chuck will also trust his friend's recommendations more than studio advertising hype that focuses on opening weekend ticket sales. Yawn.

jan 14 2018 ∞
feb 19 2020 +