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Head over to RazorFine to check out my list of the Top Ten Super-Hero Movies (Before They Were Cool)

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Head over to RazorFine to check out my list of The Top Ten Movies of 2015 (so far)

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Avengers: Age of Ultron may have widened the group of Marvel Cinematic Universe Avengers but let’s not kid ourselves there are plenty of Avengers Who (Likely) Won’t Be Part of the MCU.

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Family, friendship, and the struggle to find oneself’s place in the world were the big themes on my list this year. Looking back the year might not have offered me the clear winner to top the list (I gave out no perfect score for any film this year), but it still offered a solid list of ten movies worth noting and celebrating. As always, I tried to see as much as possible but there are a few films, most notably Whiplash and Gone Girl, which eluded me. Others like Foxcatcher, Inherent Vice, and American Sniper won’t release in my home market in 2014 (and which I was unable to view and/or review before the publishing of this list) are also not included (although you might see a couple of them turn up in my mid-year list of Best Movies of 2015 So Far next year). Enough with what didn’t make the cut, here is my list of the Top Ten Movies of 2014.

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Here’s my look back at the ten best single comic issues from the past year. Including ongoing series, one-shots, and mini-series, the only limitations I put on this list was that the comic had to have been released in 2013 (no reprints) and I limited myself to only a single issue from any one title. Because I was focusing on standout issues rather than consistently strong comics every month several of my favorite series missed the cut, but, if time permits, I may work up my regular list of best comic series of the past year as well.

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Halfway through the year, here’s my list of the Top Ten movies of 2013 (so far).

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I know what you’ve been thinking.

You’ve been thinking, “Who will ever tell me what the Ten best movies of the year are?”

Well, sir or madam, I am here to help you. As the person with the best taste in Cinema (me), I am the authority to seek just such information out from. I would be happy to meaningfully contribute to you in providing these facts.

You are welcome.

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The recent release of Snow White and the Huntsman started me thinking back on Hollywood’s best live-action fairy tales. Sure, when we think movie fairy tales Disney’s animated classic films immediately come to mind, but over the years there have been several attempts to adapt, or create new, fairy tales without the use of animation. Many are best forgotten, but it turns out there are quite a few worthy of discussion. With apologies to The NeverEnding Story and Ever After (both of which will have to settle for honorable mentions), here are the Top Ten Live-Action Fairy Tale Movies.

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Scene-Stealers contributor Phil Fava provides a list of 10 specific movie kung-fu fights as landmarks in their respective eras and as enduring pieces of painstakingly realized, elaborate entertainment. See for yourself.

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In honor of the fact that he was my rock idol at an early age and I still pay lots of attention to him despite the fact that I want to muzzle him every time he opens his mouth — today’s Top 10 will pay tribute to the acting genius of Gene Simmons.

I dare you to watch clips from some of the most bizarre narrative features ever put to film. I dare you to enter the world of the Top 10 Gene Simmons Performances.

You will never be the same.

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