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Top Ten: Cinema's Most Treasured Images Part 7 (#61 - 70)

I'll continue with some of Cinema's most treasured images. For those familiar with the films represented they're bound to invoke a strong emotional response. Like the previous selections, these will be listed in ascending order with #61 as the most iconic. The narratives' indelible moments are the primary reason these captures were selected. 

70. Criss Cross (1949)

70. Criss Cross (1949)

69. Dead of Night (1945)

69. Dead of Night (1945)

68. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

68. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

67. The Golem (1920)

67. The Golem (1920)

66. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

66. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

65. Laura (1944)

65. Laura (1944)

64. The Scarlet Empress (1934)

64. The Scarlet Empress (1934)

63. Double Indemnity (1944)

63. Double Indemnity (1944)

62. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

62. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

61. L'Avventura (1960)

61. L'Avventura (1960)

More are already waiting in the wings. Any suggestions are welcome in the comments section.

A.G.

(Links to Parts 1 - 6 are here.)

Top Ten: Cinema's Most Treasured Images Part 6 (#51 - 60)

I'll continue with some of Cinema's most treasured images. For those familiar with the films represented they're bound to invoke a strong emotional response. Like the previous selections, these will be listed in ascending order with #51 as the most iconic. The narratives' indelible moments are the primary reason these captures were selected. 

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Top Ten Fool's Gold: The Over Rated Part 4 Chinatown

In this series I would like to provide my readers with a more critical perspective to consider, one that hopefully will not detract from a person's appreciation for the films under review. At the same time, I'd question whether these motion pictures really deserve the high accolades bestowed upon them by the critical community in general. Perhaps it's like this: Instead of "The emperor has no clothes," I'm saying "He's just not that well dressed." (For a further introduction on this subject please see: Top Ten Fool's Gold: The Over Rated Part 1.)
These notices are meant for viewers familiar with the following motion pictures.

(They will be addressed in alphabetical order.)

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Top Ten: Cinema's Most Treasured Images Part 5 (#41 - 50)

I'll continue with some of Cinema's most treasured images. For those familiar with the films represented they're bound to invoke a strong emotional response. Like the previous selections, these will be listed in ascending order with #41 as the most iconic. The narratives' indelible moments are the primary reason these captures were selected. 

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Top Ten Fool's Gold: The Over Rated Part 3 Casablanca

In this series I would like to provide my readers with a more critical perspective to consider, one that hopefully will not detract from a person's appreciation for the films under review. At the same time, I'd question whether these motion pictures really deserve the high accolades bestowed upon them by the critical community in general. Perhaps it's like this: Instead of "The emperor has no clothes," I'm saying "He's just not that well dressed." (For a further introduction on this subject please see: Top Ten Fool's Gold: The Over Rated Part 1.)
These notices are meant for viewers familiar with the following motion pictures.

(They will be addressed in alphabetical order.)

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Top Ten: Cinema's Most Treasured Images Part 4 (#31 - 40)

I'll continue with some of Cinema's most treasured images. For those familiar with the films represented they're bound to invoke a strong emotional response. Like the previous selections, these will be listed in ascending order with #31 as the most iconic. The narratives' indelible moments are the primary reason these captures were selected. 

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Top Ten: Cinema's Most Treasured Images Part 3 (#21 - 30)

I'll continue with some of Cinema's most treasured images. For those familiar with the films represented they're bound to invoke a strong emotional response. Like the previous selections, these will be listed in ascending order with #21 as the most iconic. The narratives' indelible moments are the primary reason these captures were selected. 

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Top Ten: Western Treasures Part 3

Drama is conflict.

Nowhere is that better exemplified than in a less technologically advanced, austere western setting. Practically since the dawn of cinema itself, westerns appeared on the scene with their early simple narratives, befitting both the west's preceding closure and this awesome, new storytelling discovery. 

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Top Ten: Cinema's Most Treasured Images Part 2 (#11 - 20)

I'll continue with some of Cinema's most treasured images. For those familiar with the films represented they're bound to invoke a strong emotional response. Like the previous selections, these will be listed in ascending order with #11 as the most iconic. The narratives' indelible moments are the primary reason these captures were selected. 

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Top Ten Costume Jewelery: Most Annoying Movie Characters

Top 10: Most Annoying Movie Characters

 

My guest contributor is young Mr. X whose first post here will hopefully not be his last.

These are in order of least annoying to most with #1 being the worst offender:

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Top Ten: Western Treasures Part 1

One of the more fascinating aspects of this genre is that the historic "wild west" of America had just officially ended when these motion pictures were first being churned out. In other words, history having just been made in the real West in the late 1800's was to be first represented on celluloid in the early 1900's.

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Top Ten Fool's Gold: The Over Rated Part 2 Blue Velvet

In this series I would like to provide my readers with a more critical perspective to consider, one that hopefully will not detract from a person's appreciation for the films under review. At the same time, I'd question whether these motion pictures really deserve the high accolades bestowed upon them by the critical community in general. Perhaps it's like this: Instead of "The emperor has no clothes," I'm saying "He's just not that well dressed." (For a further introduction on this subject please see: Top Ten Fool's Gold: The Over Rated Part 1.)

These notices are meant for viewers familiar with the following motion pictures. 

(They will be addressed in alphabetical order.)

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