Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Good Night, and Good Luck

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The Movie: Good Night and Good Luck (2005)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Edward R. Murrow brings down a tyrannical senator in the name of journalism and decent while capitalism ultimately ends Murrow’s career.   Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Good Night, and Good Luck

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Almost Famous

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The Movie: Almost Famous (2000)

One Sentence Plot Summary: A teenage writing prodigy learns sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll aren’t really all that fun; also, it’s very okay to not be cool. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Almost Famous

Jerome’s 10 Favorite Movies Ever: All the President’s Men

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The Movie: All The President’s Men

One Sentence Plot Summary: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein help bring down a corrupt presidential administration, and it all feels like a fantasy now. Continue reading Jerome’s 10 Favorite Movies Ever: All the President’s Men

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Independence Day

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The Movie: Independence Day (1996)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Aliens come to earth but succumb to a virus created by Jeff Goldblum. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Independence Day

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Her

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The Movie: Her (2013)

One Sentence Plot Summary: A lonely man who struggles to make connections in real life falls in love with Scarlett Johannsen’s voice (understandable) on a phone. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Her

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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The Movie: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Rooney Mara becomes a star while Daniel Craig goes against type, and David Fincher starts a trilogy he didn’t get to finish. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: The Social Network

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The Movie: The Social Network (2010)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher pretend that Mark Zuckerberg invented a social network because of a bad relationship but inadvertently reveal the co-founder of Facebook’s amoral sociopathic tendencies. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: The Social Network

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Before getting into the actual list, let’s talk about why this list is happening. I like to rank all of the theatrical movies in a given year. I’ve done it the last couple years and it’s been a great way to organize my thoughts on things I’ve seen. There’s no way I’ll be seeing anywhere close to the usual movie output, so I thought why not go back and review over some of my favorite movies of all-time. That’s what I’ll be doing the next six months or so. I am distinguishing between favorite and best. Those are two distinct categories. Trying to objectively state the 100 best movies can be really tricky. Many of my favorite movies would not be considered the “best” movies, but I still enjoy them.

I want to point out that I’ll be organizing these movies and releasing about four movies a week, maybe three in some cases. This is not the official order. I will create a ranked list and release it the last week of 2020. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Back to the Future