Song of the Day: “New Slang” by The Shins

“You gotta hear this one song, it’ll change your life I swear.” There is a certain age of people, about 30-35 years old right now, for whom Garden State was one of the formative movies of their generation. I’m one of them. Andrew Largeman as played by Zach Braff, revisits his childhood home after a decade away for his…

The Top 25 Quotes from The Shawshank Redemption

  (Note: Shortly after I finished high school, I created a blog to publish and share lists. I called it Listosaurus Rex and updated it for about a year. When my web server caught a virus back in 2012, the site went down. I was recently going through my old files and found a backup…

10 Great (Bad) Cable Movies

Here at EarnThis, we spend a lot of time praising great works of art.  It’s safe to say that designation will not be reached by anything on this list of 10 films.  However, I’m a firm believer that there is a particular subset of movies that, when stumbled upon late at night on TV, as…

Dan’s Top 100 Everything: #44 Star Wars

Here’s part 3 of 3 in the trio of somewhat geeky film trilogies in my countdown. As with the previous two entries, I’m going to spare you recaps or big-picture overviews because Brian already did it way better than I could have in his 100 Film Favorites. Instead, I’ll list ten reasons I love the…

Dan’s Top 100 Everything: #55 Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a very funny movie. I don’t think that is heavily disputed by too many people. Humor is also very, very subjective. I personally think Forgetting Sarah Marshall is an absolutely HILARIOUS movie. I love how quotable it is. Some hilarious movies (I’m thinking of Superbad right now) have great joke-packed scripts,…

Dan’s Top 100 Everything: #62 The Usual Suspects

Have you seen The Usual Suspects? No? Then STOP READING THIS, queue it up on Netflix — assuming it’s still streaming… I feel like half the time I want to watch something there, it’s been taken down since I last checked — and avoid all other discussion of the movie. So much of it is…