Archive for June, 2010

AK 100: 25 Films of Akira Kurosawa

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 7:16 pm

If you’re a fan of Asian cinema, then you absolutely must buy AK 100: 25 Films of Akira Kurosawa. The legendary director, who created such classics as Seven Samurai, Yojimbo and Rashomon, was born in 1910, and this collection was released in 2009 in anticipation of his 100th anniversary. While Kurosawa didn’t live to see [...]

Top Film Schools

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 11:59 am

The top film schools not only teach students the nuts and bolts of what it takes to be a successful filmmaker, but they also foster an atmosphere of creativity and personal growth. The following list is meant to be a comprehensive look at the best film schools, including those that fall into the categories of [...]

The Best Weird Westerns of All Time

Friday, June 18, 2010 at 5:24 am

With the recent release of Jonah Hex, I thought this would be a good opportunity to release a list of the best weird Westerns of all time. In case you’re wondering, a weird Western mixes elements of the Old West with the supernatural, which makes for a unique sub-genre. Some people also consider sci-fi and [...]

10 Good Magic Movies

Thursday, June 17, 2010 at 5:17 am

I’m a big fan of Gob Bluth and the members of the Gothic Castle from Arrested Development, so I put together this list of 10 good magic movies in their honor. The next time you’re preparing to hold a knife between your teeth to the strains of Europe’s “The Final Countdown,” be sure to watch [...]

12 Good Movie Remakes

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 4:32 am

This list of 12 good movie remakes was inspired by Hollywood’s recent revival of such franchises as The Karate Kid and The A-Team. While plenty of remakes fall short of the original, the flicks listed below are solid efforts that often surpass their predecessors. And if you’re tired of your local video store not having [...]

Latest New Movie Releases from Netflix

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 9:53 am

The latest new movie releases from Netflix are here, and I’ve sifted through the 30 possible options to find the 10 that I think will most entertain our readers. As usual, it’s a diverse group featuring everything from rom-com ensemble casts to Samuel L. Jackson torturing someone for the duration of a film. Keep in [...]

Latest Movie News from Only Good Movies

Friday, June 11, 2010 at 12:54 pm

It’s been a while since we’ve covered the latest movie news here at Only Good Movies. To remedy that, I’ve combed through all the news and rumors from the last several days and compiled some items sure to be of interest to film fans. If you’ve got any hot tips of your own concerning the [...]

Top 10 Steven Spielberg Movies

Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 1:24 pm

This list of the top 10 Steven Spielberg movies comes in honor of the June 11th anniversary of E.T.’s movie premier. That event took place in 1982, and Spielberg has turned out countless masterpieces since then. You’ll no doubt disagree with some (or all) of my rankings, so be sure and voice your own thoughts [...]

New Mortal Kombat Trailer – Hell, Yeah!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 11:26 pm

The new Mortal Kombat trailer is one of the latest fanboy sensations making its way around the Internet. Okay, it’s not really a trailer for anything at the moment, but it sure could be. And given the response it’s been generating, it’s a good bet that it will. Directed by Kevin Tancharoen–of last year’s Fame [...]

New DVD Movies from Netflix

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 5:27 am

There are 26 new DVD movies from Netflix becoming available this week, and we’re talking everything from Jackie Chan in a dramatic role to Leonardo DiCaprio as a U.S. Marshall tracking down a psychopath. As always, I’ve sifted through the available DVD and Blu-ray releases from the world’s leading online rental service and selected the [...]