By the Numbers Archive

  • Highest Grossing Horror Movies: 3…2…1

    This part of the list is true to the sense of the word horror. Each of these movies gave me nightmares, even #3. It would freak me out if I saw dead people. So, on with something that resembles a horror list. 3. The Sixth...

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  • Highest Grossing Horror Movies: 10 through 4

    *NOTE TO BUDDING WRITERS* Don’t lose your notebook the day before your editorial is due. WHOOPS! At least I found it this morning. YAY! You may notice that I’ve chosen to go from 10 to 4 today, well the reason will be obvious. This version...

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  • Highest Grossing Horror Movies: 15 through 11

    The other day I came across an article on CNBC.com that focused on the fifteen highest grossing horror movies of all time. This piqued my interest, because I have loved horror movies since I was a kid. Now that I’m older, I’ve even expanded to...

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  • [Archive] 8 Creepy, Bizarre, or Otherwise Messed-up Family Movies & Musicals

    8. Labyrinth (1986) . First of all, “Labyrinth” features the scariest mullet of all time. Secondly, Jennifer Connelly’s uni-brow is unsettling to say the least. Then there is a bizarre nightmarish landscape, mutant muppets, and David Bowie’s desire to sacrifice an infant for the eternal...

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  • 5 Movies That Are Better Than the Books Vol. 2

    The Bourne Series . Books written by Robert Ludlum Movies directed by Doug Liman, then Paul Greengrass; starring Matt Damon This is a rout – especially the first two movies. The original trilogy written by Ludlum are tedious and melodramatic with insubstantial episodes of the...

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  • 5 Movies That Are Better Than the Books Vol. 1

    As I have written about before, I do not that that books are better than movie by default or by rule. I do think that a movie can often better than a book and, as is sometimes the case, the book is a better book...

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  • Top 10 Commercials Most Likely to Become Movies

    What follows is a list of what I feel are some of the most likely commercial advertisements from the last forty years that could well be on their way to the big screen to endlessly entertain the masses.

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  • 7 Disappointments of the Aughts

    7 Disappointments of the Aughts

    After reading so many Best Albums Of The Decade/Most Shocking Moments/Tastiest McDonald’s Frozen Snacks Lists, I decided to do one of my own. Coming up with my own topic didn’t take nearly as long as it probably should. So here is my list of the...

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  • Better Than a Poke in the Eye with a Sharp Stake of Holly

    We made a list. We checked it twice. Okay, maybe we wrote it the day before it was due.

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  • 2009 The Year in Movies | 50 – 54

    2009 The Year in Movies | 50 – 54

    54. Paranormal Activity Guh. Sometimes I believe that film goers are so duped by a marketing campaign that they’ll believe anything. I guess if one is devoutly religious and has a leaning towards absurd supernatural belief he might get a slight tingle out of “Paranominal...

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