Ranking the Indiana Jones Films

The Reel World’s Indiana Jones “Content”
Make sure to listen to our site’s podcast episode on Raiders of the Lost Ark.
8 Thoughts on the Harrison Ford Episode of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
The 7 Worst Parts of Indiana Jones & the Crystal Skull
Ranking the Indiana Jones Films

The Indiana Jones film series was never one I gravitated towards much as a child (especially in comparison to my beloved Star Wars).

As such, I do not have a lot of feelings of nostalgia tied up with them. Nevertheless, revisiting them as an old has been interesting and satisfying.

Harrison Ford is obviously one of the greatest and most compelling movie stars of all time, and George Lucas is utterly fascinating as a larger than life cinema entity. (Spielberg is Spielberg.) Here is how I rank the films. Continue reading Ranking the Indiana Jones Films

The 7 Worst Parts of Indiana Jones & the Crystal Skull

The Reel World’s Indiana Jones “Content”
Make sure to listen to our site’s podcast episode on Raiders of the Lost Ark.
8 Thoughts on the Harrison Ford Episode of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
The 7 Worst Parts of Indiana Jones & the Crystal Skull
Ranking the Indiana Jones Films

Now, I am not an Indiana Jones nut or anything. I am a fan of Harrison Ford though, and that makes any Indiana Jones film intriguing to me. I write all of that to say that I do not really care all that much about Indiana Jones and my initial reaction to Crystal Skull was mild disappointment.

All these years later, I have finally watched it again. It is disappointing. Beyond that though, it was much more remarkably bad than I had remembered. In fact, some of the things that made it bad, have been infecting big franchise films ever since. Continue reading The 7 Worst Parts of Indiana Jones & the Crystal Skull

There Will Be Movies – Episode 79: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

You could try and drink every time Ben & Matt wander wildly off topic, but you probably wouldn’t survive this one…

Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 79: Raiders of the Lost Ark

There Will Be Movies – Episode 58: Jurassic Park

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from the 1990s.

Steve Spielberg dominated the 1990s with two Academy Awards for Best Director… but we’re going to talk about dinosaurs instead. Find out your hosts’ favourite dinosaurs, more than you wanted to know about Power Rangers, and some Baby’s First Director chat.

Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 58: Jurassic Park

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Saving Private Ryan

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The Movie: Saving Private Ryan (1998)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Captain Miller leads a small platoon of men on a mission to save Matt Damon, thus continuing the genre of “Saving Matt Damon Movies.”*

Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Saving Private Ryan

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Jurassic Park

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The Movie: Jurassic Park (1993)

One Sentence Plot Summary: A group of scientists try to convince a billionaire (who thinks he’s God) that opening up a dinosaur park is a bad idea while an underpaid member of the labor force shows his actual value by shutting the whole park system down and putting humans in danger. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Jurassic Park

There Will Be Movies – Episode 6: Catch Me If You Can

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, kicking things off with Volume 1: 2000 – 2009.

Why not Minority Report? Why not A.I.? How does this film compare morally with The Wolf of Wall Street? The unwanted answers to these and many other questions about Catch Me If You Can await you within. Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 6: Catch Me If You Can