Top 10 Fight Scenes

by Eric Melin on July 20, 2010

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Today’s Top 10 comes from L.A.-based Wayne Swab, who is an on-set technical guy in Hollywood about 12 to 16 hours a day. He’s one of our regulars here at Scene-Stealers, and we’re happy he took the time out of his busy schedule. In his words: I figure since this is my favorite website (next [...]


The fact that Joy Division‘s “Love Will Tear Us Apart” charted five times in the U.K. and New Zealand between its release in 1980 and 1988 and has been re-issued three more times since speaks volumes to its enduring appeal. The legend of Joy Division is as follows: A Manchester band, they released their debut [...]


Sometimes the best tunes come from the spark of an outside collaborator. David Bowie entered the studio to sing backing tracks for a new Queen song, but ended up working with the group on another song called “Still Life.” Eventually that morphed into “Under Pressure,” which was credited to Bowie and all four members of [...]


Welcome the the second installment of our new weekly series The Great Songs. This week, I want to spotlight Ray Davies and The Kinks. I saw Davies earlier this month (here’s my review for the Kansas City Star) and was struck by how humble, laid back, and amiable he was for a guy that has [...]


If you have a Top 20 list you’d like to contribute, email me at eric@scene-stealers.com. Below is a text exchange between contributor Warren Cantrell from 10rant and myself that explains his Top 10 list (which follows) better than I could: Eric: What’s up, man? Warren: Hey. Nothing much, been drunk for about three straight days. [...]


Top 10 Most Overrated Movies

by Eric Melin on November 4, 2008

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Obviously, we here at Scene-Stealers are obsessed with lists. Today we have a list from Lawrence, KS resident and sitegoer Blake Scott, a man who follows the cultural zeitgeist of movie lists closely and has now entered the hotly contested area of movie lists with one of his own, which is sure to ruffle a [...]