So, Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh is hosting a blog hop counting down our favourite top ten movies. Simple enough, though I feel like I'm repeating my favourites a lot. But then, it can't be helped that some of the movies I find awesome cross over into other blog hop categories. Right?
Before I count down my list, check out the list of participants on Alex's blog and share the blog love.
10. The Matrix, not the trilogy.
I loved The Matrix when it was first in movie theatres. I had to watch it twice before I really understood it, but once I got it, I got it. I still ignore that two sequels and a number of video games emerged as a result of the original genius.
9. The 13th Warrior
Rome is fascinating. Stories about Rome are fascinating. Epic stories about underdogs from Rome are the best and a fit Russell Crowe is the icing on the cake.
7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl
Clearly, re-popularized pirates by combining them with zombies, but had everything I could want in a movie. Besides pirates: action, adventure, humour, romance, and magic. While the first one was brilliant, the first and second sequel I can acknowledge. The last PotC movie I’m having difficulty accepting. Like a stain in the carpet you try hiding with the couch…
6. Lord of the Rings trilogy (and inevitably, The Hobbit).
Peter Jackson has made me fair weather Tolkien fan. In other words, I consume the media produced as a result of the movies.
4. Pitch Black
3. Transformers Trilogy
OMG. LUV. Although, the least love for the third installment: Rose just isn’t Meg.
The last “family movie” Disney made before switching totally to computer animation. What a wonderful creation it was. Also, ignoring the sequel.
1. The Crow
While the theme is love, it’s not sexy-love. It’s ever-lasting, through the ages, through dimensions, through different states of existence sort of love. I could embrace that as a teen and even now as an adult. Brilliant of all kinds and tragic for a number of reasons (and totally ignoring the sequels).
If you didn't get a chance to participate in the bloghop, let me know anyway what some of your movie favs are.