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About mattabra12

Hello everyone. The author of this blog, me, goes by the name of Matt Abra. I am a student in Creative Communications who is using this blog to communicate with you...creatively. I love all forms of art - movies, books, TV, theatre, "art" - but I also tend to get frustrated by the endless parade of bad choices that are slowly turning the artistic form into artistic dirt. So, naturally, I felt like talking about it. And I would love for you to talk about it with me. Please comment, and please disagree. A healthy dialogue is only for the better.

My movie-a-day year complete

At the beginning of the year, I set myself the ambitious goal of watching the equivalent of a movie a day in 2018. They all had to be movies I had never seen. I started on January 1, and am … Continue reading

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The Millennial’s List of the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time: The Top 10

  10) Star Wars (1977) They say that movies have never been the same after Star Wars, but for Millennials, born after its release, they have always been very much the same. We shouldn’t take that for granted, because thanks … Continue reading

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The Millennial’s List of the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time: 20-11

20) Titanic For about a year, everyone thought Titanic was the greatest film ever made, and then, suddenly, everyone decided it was the worst. I think that’s partially because, for whatever reason, Titanic got entwined with teeny-bopper culture. I urge … Continue reading

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The Millennial’s List of the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time: 30-21

30) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) What’s that? You chose Indiana Jones’ third adventure as the best in the series? Yes . . . yes we did. While most critics won’t budge from their insistence that Raiders of … Continue reading

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The Millenial’s List of the Top 100 Movies of All Time: 40-31

40) 500 Days of Summer (2009) For years, romantic comedies came and came and came, and in the process, they got really bad, and never seemed to figure themselves out. We dare say that 500 Days of Summer is the … Continue reading

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The Millenial’s List of the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time: 50-41

50) The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Wes Anderson reached his zenith with this quirky period piece, and he did it by, at last, perfectly mixing his signature visual delights with the human heart. Ralph Fiennes shines as a concierge who … Continue reading

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The Millenial’s List of the 100 Greatest Movies Ever Made: 60-51

60) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) World, meet Indiana Jones. To Millenials, the name is synonymous with action, adventure, and mystical intrigue. And this is when were first met him. When it came out, movies had seen nothing like … Continue reading

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