Sunday, June 22, 2014

1985-1989 Films Ranked By Year


1985
EXCELLENT
Rasputin (10/10) Elem Klimov
Fletch (9/10) Michael Ritchie
VERY GOOD
The Breakfast Club (8/10) John Hughes
Almost You (8/10) Adam Brooks
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (8/10) George Miller, George Ogilvie
GOOD
King David (7/10) Bruce Beresford
The Goonies (7/10) Richard Donner
Kerouac: The Movie (7/10) John Antonelli
AVERAGE
Creepers (5/10) Dario Argento
BELOW AVERAGE
The Lift (4/10) Dick Maas
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (3/10) Bill L. Norton
BAD
White Slave (1/10) Mario Gariazzo
The Assisi Underground (1/10) Alexander Ramati
American Ninja (1/10) Sam Firstenberg
The Ripper (1/10) Christopher Lewis


1986
EXCELLENT
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (10/10) John Hughes
GOOD
Wise Guys (7/10) Brian De Palma
Three Men and a Cradle (7/10) Coline Serreau
The Clan of the Cave Bear (7/10) Michael Chapman
AVERAGE
Manhunter (6/10) Michael Mann
Zone Troopers (5/10) Danny Bilson
Return (5/10) Andrew Silver
BELOW AVERAGE
Super Sex (4/10) Carlos Tobalina
Crawlspace (4/10) David Schmoeller
Radioactive Dreams (4/10) Albert Pyun
Burial Ground (3/10) Andrea Bianchi
The Mark of Cain (3/10) Bruce Pittman
BAD
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1/10) Tobe Hooper
Violets are Blue (1/10) Jack Fisk
Witchboard (1/10) Kevin Tenney
Death of a Soldier (1/10) Philippe Mora
TerrorVision (1/10) Ted Nicolaou
Ninja Squad (1/10) Godfrey Ho, Robert Young
Howard the Duck (1/10) Willard Huyck


1987
EXCELLENT
Angel Heart (9/10) Alan Parker
VERY GOOD
Cross My Heart (8/10) Armyan Bernstein
GOOD
Psychos in Love (7/10) Gorman Bechard
Hellraiser (7/10) Clive Barker
Deranged (7/10) Chuck Vincent
Near Dark (7/10) Kathryn Bigelow
AVERAGE
Redneck Zombies (5/10) Pericles Lewnes
The Wind (5/10) Niko Mastorakis
BELOW AVERAGE
Fatal Beauty (4/10) Tom Holland
Street Smart (4/10) Jerry Schatzberg
Running Out of Luck (4/10) Julien Temple
Sacrilege (4/10) Luciano Odorisio
Backwoods (3/10) Dean Crow
Frenchman's Farm (3/10) Ron Way
Pulsating Flesh (3/10) Carlos Tobalina
BAD
Galactic Gigolo (1/10) Gorman Bechard
Zombie High (1/10) Ron Link
Creepozoids (1/10) David DeCoteau
Return to Horror High (1/10) Bill Froehlich
I Was a Teenage Zombie (1/10) John Elias Michalakis
Moon in Scorpio (1/10) Gary Graver
Necropolis (1/10) Bruce Hickey
Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1/10) Lee Harry
Worst of Faces of Death (1/10) John Alan Schwartz


1988
EXCELLENT
Rain Man (10/10) Barry Levinson
The Thin Blue Line (10/10) Errol Morris
Bellman and True (10/10) Richard Loncraine
She's Having a Baby (10/10) John Hughes
Die Hard (9/10) John McTiernan
Apprentice to Murder (9/10) Ralph L. Thomas
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (9/10) David Zucker
VERY GOOD
Scarecrows (8/10) William Wesley
Contagion (8/10) Karl Zwicky
GOOD
The Dream Demon (7/10) Harley Cokeliss
AVERAGE
Hellbound: Hellraiser II (5/10) Tony Randel
BELOW AVERAGE
Split Decisions (4/10) David Drury
BAD
Lone Wolf (2/10) John Callas
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1/10) John Carl Buechler
Satisfaction (1/10) Joan Freeman
Cyber Ninja (1/10) Keita Amemiya


1989
EXCELLENT
Pin (9/10) Sandor Stern
VERY GOOD
Francesco (8/10) Liliana Cavani
Pink Floyd: Delicate Sound of Thunder (8/10) Wayne Isham
GOOD
Batman (7/10) Tim Burton
Baoh the Visitor (7/10) Hiroyuki Yokoyama
Apartment Zero (7/10) Martin Donovan
The Abyss (7/10) James Cameron
AVERAGE
976-EVIL (6/10) Robert Englund
BELOW AVERAGE
Farewell to the King (4/10) John Milius
I, Madman (4/10) Tibor Takacs
Bloodfist (3/10) Terence H. Winkless
Rush Week (3/10) Bob Bralver
BAD
Best of the Best (2/10) Robert Radler
Second Sight (1/10) Joel Zwick
Goodnight, Sweet Marilyn (1/10) Larry Buchanan
Night Visitor (1/10) Rupert Hitzig
Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge (1/10) Richard Friedman
C.H.U.D. II- Bud the Chud (1/10) David Irving
Elves (1/10) Jeffrey Mandel
Offerings (1/10) Christopher Lewis
Silent Night, Deadly Night III: Better Watch Out! (1/10) Monte Hellman
Death Scenes (1/10) Nick Bougas, F.B. Vincenzo

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

1980-1984 Films Ranked By Year


1980
EXCELLENT
Airplane! (10/10) Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
Dressed to Kill (10/10) Brian De Palma
VERY GOOD
The Changeling (8/10) Peter Medak
Christmas Evil (8/10) Lewis Jackson
GOOD
Rockshow (7/10) N/A
AVERAGE
The Mirror Crack'd (6/10) Guy Hamilton
BELOW AVERAGE
Heaven's Gate (4/10) Michael Cimino
Bruce Li in New Guinea (4/10) C.Y. Yang, Joseph Velasco
Black Cobra Woman (4/10) Joe D'Amato
The Island (4/10) Michael Ritchie
The Attic (4/10) George Edwards
BAD
Schizoid (2/10) David Paulsen
Wholly Moses! (1/10) Gary Weis
The Octagon (1/10) Eric Karson
Cathy's Curse (1/10) Eddy Matalon
New Year's Evil (1/10) Emmett Alston
Nazi Love Island (1/10) Bob Chinn
Can't Stop the Music (1/10) Nancy Walker


1981
EXCELLENT
Pixote (10/10) Hector Babenco
For Your Eyes Only (9/10) John Glen
Ms. 45 (9/10) Abel Ferrara
The Haunting of Julia (9/10) Richard Loncraine
VERY GOOD
The Grim Reaper (8/10) Joe D'Amato
Whoever Says the Truth Shall Die (8/10) Philo Bregstein
GOOD
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (7/10) Julien Temple
AVERAGE
Scanners (5/10) David Cronenberg
BELOW AVERAGE
Body and Soul (4/10) George Bowers
American Pop (3/10) Ralph Bakshi
BAD
The Funhouse (1/10) Tobe Hooper
The Final Conflict (1/10) Graham Baker
Final Exam (1/10) Jimmy Huston
The Satisfiers of Alpha Blue (1/10) Gerard Damiano
The Prowler (1/10) Joseph Zito
Scream (1/10) Byron Quisenberry
Slasher in the House (1/10) Nettie Pena


1982
EXCELLENT
The Thing (10/10) John Carpenter
Poltergeist (9/10) Tobe Hooper
VERY GOOD
The Road Warrior (8/10) George Miller
GOOD
Cannibal Apocalypse (7/10) Antonio Margherti
AVERAGE
Bloodtide (6/10) Richard Jefferies
BELOW AVERAGE
Airplane II: The Sequel (4/10) Ken Finkleman
The Who Rocks America 1982 (4/10) Richard Namm
Hey Good Lookin' (4/10) Ralph Bakshi
Eye of the Dragon (3/10) Bruce Le, Joseph Velasco
Jinxed! (3/10) Don Siegel
BAD
Trail of the Pink Panther (2/10) Blake Edwards
Hanky Panky (1/10) Sidney Poitier
One from the Heart (1/10) Francis Ford Coppola
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1/10) Stephen Carpenter, Jeffrey Obrow
Class of 1984 (1/10) Mark L. Lester
The Beast Within (1/10) Philippe Mora
Casanova II (1/10) Carlos Tobalina
Out (1/10) Eli Hollander


1983
EXCELLENT
Bill Cosby: Himself (10/10) Bill Cosby
The Dead Zone (9/10) David Cronenberg
VERY GOOD
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (8/10) Robert M. Young
The Prodigal (8/10) James F. Collier
GOOD
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (7/10) Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam
Tales of Ordinary Madness (7/10) Marco Ferreri
Sexcapades (7/10) Henri Pachard
Pieces (7/10) Juan Piquer Simon
Asia in Asia (7/10) David Mallet
Never Say Never Again (7/10) Irvin Kershner
AVERAGE
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (6/10) Nagisa Oshima
The Young Like It Hot (5/10) Bob Chinn
City of the Living Dead (5/10) Lucio Fulci
BELOW AVERAGE
Streamers (4/10) Robert Altman
Curtains (4/10) Richard Ciupka
Easy Money (4/10) James Signorelli
Local Hero (3/10) Bill Forsyth
The Keep (3/10) Michael Mann
BAD
Disconnected (2/10) Gorman Bechard
Microwave Massacre (1/10) Wayne Berwick
Marathon (1/10) Carlos Tobalina
Powerforce (1/10) Michael Mak
Amityville 3D (1/10) Richard Fleischer


1984
EXCELLENT
Gremlins (9/10) Joe Dante
Top Secret! (9/10) Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
VERY GOOD
Merton: A Film Biography (8/10) Paul Wilkes
AVERAGE
Combat Shock (6/10) Buddy Giovinazzo
BELOW AVERAGE
Alley Cat (4/10) Edward Victor
Another Time, Another Place (4/10) Michael Radford
BAD
Bolero (1/10) John Derek
Splatter University (1/10) Richard W. Haines
No Time to Die (1/10) Helmut Ashley
The Prey (1/10) Edwin Brown
The Retrievers (1/10) Elliott Hong
Conquest (1/10) Lucio Fulci
The Dark Side of Midnight (1/10) Wes Olsen
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1/10) Charles E. Sellier, Jr.

Monday, June 2, 2014

1975-1979 Films Ranked By Year


1975
EXCELLENT
Race with the Devil (9/10) Jack Starrett
VERY GOOD
The Stepford Wives (8/10) Bryan Forbes
GOOD
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (7/10) Jim Sharman
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (7/10) Melvin Frank
Return of the Street Fighter (7/10) Shigehiro Ozawa
AVERAGE
French Connection II (6/10) John Frankenheimer
Funny Lady (6/10) Herbert Ross
The Strongest Man in the World (5/10) Vincent McEveety
BELOW AVERAGE
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (4/10) Gene Wilder
Horror Hospital (3/10) Antony Balch
Exhibition (3/10) Jean-Francois Davy
Little Moon & Jud McGraw (3/10) Bernard Girard
Against a Crooked Sky (3/10) Earl Bellamy
BAD
Season for Assassins (2/10) Marcello Andrei
Terri's Revenge! (2/10) Zebedy Colt
Three Bullets for a Long Gun (1/10) Peter Henkel
Apache Blood (1/10) Vern Piehl
The Rites of Uranus (1/10) N/A


1976
EXCELLENT
Sister Street Fighter (9/10) Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
VERY GOOD
Rocky (8/10) John G. Avildsen
Dark August (8/10) Martin Goldman
GOOD
Breakheart Pass (7/10) Tom Gries
AVERAGE
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (6/10) Blake Edwards
Lipstick (6/10) Lamont Johnson
BELOW AVERAGE
The Image (4/10) Radley Metzger
Lisa and the Devil (4/10) Mario Bava, Alfredo Leone
The River Niger (3/10) Krishna Shah
Teenangel (3/10) Dave Miller
BAD
And Then Came Eve (2/10) Jim Harn
Deathcheaters (1/10) Brian Trenchard-Smith
The Para Psychics (1/10) Nico Mastorakis
The Keeper (1/10) T.Y. Drake
Tell Them Johnny Wadd is Here (1/10) Bob Chinn
Elmer (1/10) Christopher Cain
Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger (1/10) Tso Nam Lee
The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West (1/10) various
Wet & Wild (1/10) Michael Findlay


1977
EXCELLENT
Star Wars (10/10) George Lucas
Julia (10/10) Fred Zinnemann
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (9/10) Wolfgang Reitherman, John Lounsbery
VERY GOOD
The Goodbye Girl (8/10) Herbert Ross
The Turning Point (8/10) Herbert Ross
AVERAGE
Annie Hall (6/10) Woody Allen
New York, New York (6/10) Martin Scorsese
Rabid (6/10) David Cronenberg
BELOW AVERAGE
Eaten Alive (4/10) Tobe Hooper
High Anxiety (4/10) Mel Brooks
The American Friend (3/10) Wim Wenders
The Uncanny (3/10) Dennis Heroux
Haunts (3/10) Herb Freed
BAD
Expectations (2/10) Anthony Spinelli
Confessions (1/10) Anthony Spinelli
God's Gun (1/10) Gianfranco Parolini
Ghosts That Still Walk (1/10) James T. Flocker
The Confessions of Linda Lovelace (1/10) N/A
Grey Matter (1/10) Joy N. Houck, Jr.
Let Me Die a Woman (1/10) Doris Wishman


1978
EXCELLENT
Halloween (10/10) John Carpenter
The Boys from Brazil (10/10) Franklin J. Schaffner
The Cheap Detective (9/10) Robert Moore
GOOD
The Toolbox Murders (7/10) Dennis Donnelly
Nightmare in Blood (7/10) John Stanley
BELOW AVERAGE
Revenge of the Pink Panther (4/10) Blake Edwards
Battle Force (4/10) Umberto Lenzi
Mirrors (4/10) Noel Black
BAD
The Legend of Sea Wolf (2/10) Giuseppe Vari
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1/10) Michael Schultz
Laserblast (1/10) Michael Rae
Up in Flames (1/10) N/A


1979
VERY GOOD
...And Justice for All (8/10) Norman Jewison
GOOD
The Comeback (7/10) Pete Walker
AVERAGE
The Double McGuffin (6/10) Joe Camp
BELOW AVERAGE
Dominique is Dead (4/10) Michael Anderson
BAD
Racquet (1/10) David Winters
She Came to the Valley (1/10) Albert Band
Up from the Depths (1/10) Charles B. Griffith
Quintet (1/10) Robert Altman
Cocaine Cowboys (1/10) Ulli Lommel
The Last Days of Planet Earth (1/10) Toshio Masuda
Des Morts (Of the Dead) (1/10) Jean-Pol Ferbus, Dominique Garny, Thierry Zeno