105 Must See Films

105 Must See Movies: Deliverance (1972)

Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox Director: John Boorman Based on a book by James Dickey, this is a film that's earned it's R rating. It's oddly beautiful at times, and also very dark. So just be prepared going in. Four friends set off on a river rafting trip together, to enjoy… Continue reading 105 Must See Movies: Deliverance (1972)

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Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Director: Tom Ford Some people said that it was crazy that Tom Ford, the fashion designer and makeup mogul, wanted to make films too. And then he made A Single Man, and everyone sat up and took notice. Here he… Continue reading Nocturnal Animals (2016)

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Secret In Their Eyes (2015)

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Chiwetel Ejiofor Director: Billy Ray In any given year there are many thrillers that come out and largely, they're not very thrilling. I heard good things about this one, but it also partly seemed to go under the radar with me, so I was glad to come across it and… Continue reading Secret In Their Eyes (2015)

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Don’t Breathe (2016)

Starring: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette Director: Fede Alvarez Driven by poverty, three teens with no hope for the future break into peoples houses and steal to survive. But when things get too hot, they decide on one last job before leaving town: robbing a blind man who lives in a deserted neighborhood. A… Continue reading Don’t Breathe (2016)

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It Follows (2014)

Starring: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi Director: David Robert Mitchell This film is so unusual, and I'd really like to hear your thoughts on it if you've seen it. But please be aware, in talking about this film this time, there may be spoilers so SPOILER ALERT. The film is about a curse. A… Continue reading It Follows (2014)

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Trick R Treat (2007)

Starring: Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Dylan Baker Director: Michael Dougherty So, it seems almost superfluous to talk about this film at this point, with it's cult following, but just in case some of you out there haven't seen it, and because I enjoyed it so much, I will. This one was one of those films… Continue reading Trick R Treat (2007)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Body Heat (1981)

Starring: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna Director: Lawrence Kasdan A wonderful piece of 80's neo-noir, set in Florida, sees Ned (Hurt) a sleazy lawyer meet a beautiful married woman, Matty (Turner). What starts as a hot affair turns to a plot to murder her wealthy husband, as the two fall deeper in love and… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Body Heat (1981)

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Child 44 (2015)

Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Gary Oldman, Joel Kinnaman Director: Daniel Espinosa Based on a popular novel by Tom Rob Smith, the drama in this films comes from the concept prevalent in Soviet Russia under Stalin that since the political revolution created a perfect society, there could not possibly be any such thing as crime.… Continue reading Child 44 (2015)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: The Big Heat (1953)

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Lee Marvin Director: Fritz Lang Homicide cop Bannion (Ford) is a loving family man, brave enough to stand up to the mob and incorruptible when he finds that his town and his department has had sticky mob fingers all over it. Corruption goes all the way to the… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: The Big Heat (1953)

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Guest Post With Stevie Love – Life Lessons From A Chainsaw Blade: What Leatherface Taught Me About Life

Recently, I did a podcast with my friend Stevie Love about holiday movies, which you can listen to HERE. Stevie and I are both fans of horror movies, and it seemed logical to get Stevie over here on Wildfire to talk about the life lessons that we can learn from good old fashioned scary movies!… Continue reading Guest Post With Stevie Love – Life Lessons From A Chainsaw Blade: What Leatherface Taught Me About Life