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November 15: Movie Freebie — top ten all time favorite movies, top ten foreign films, top ten rom-coms, top ten 90’s movies, top ten action flicks, top ten tear-jerkers, top ten movies your favorite actor/actress is in, top ten movies with PoC leads, etc. etc.)
Action movies are my favorites, so I’ll go with that!
1. Die Hard. You have to respect clever one liners, right?
2. Jaws. While I saw this too late to be properly terrified by it, I can admire the tension created by the late monster reveal–and some very quotable dialogue.
3. Jurassic Park. The ultimate lesson in ‘just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should.’ Also, dinosaurs!
4. Kubo and the Two Strings. Dramatic and magical, and a little sad. Lots of origami, which doesn’t sound action-y, but is.
5. The LEGO Movie. A little more silly than some action movies, but still plenty of running around, fighting, minions, etc.
6. Lethal Weapon. You really need some snark with your gunfights. You just do.
7. Mad Max: Fury Road. I still haven’t seen the old one, but the new one was quite an experience. Dystopian adventure with armored cars, death races, crazy cults, and some seriously 80s costumes.
8. The Matrix. Despite its weaknesses, this down-the-rabbit-hole journey has cool special effects and plenty of dramatically flapping dusters.
9. Serenity. I just watched with at a movie party. It’s a space western–rebels fighting against a controlling government. Lots of fighting, and really creepy bad guys. Some are more clearly monsters than others.
10. Shoot ‘Em Up. This one is terribly graphic, be warned. But it’s such a perfect parody that I adore it anyway. It’s about a lone gunman pulled into a fight against his will, mostly.