For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! “Titanic” is a massive film in every way possible. It is long, technologically [...]


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 [...]


For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock will watch all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film will be recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! This movie is awesome, and it’s why I’m glad I’m watching the AFI list. I had not seen [...]


For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock will watch all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film will be recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! So, “Ben Hur.” First off, I would like to say that a [...]


My wife Jaime and I were discussing what to write about the other day. I suggested writing about movies or my daily life, but I wanted a bit more structure. When I mentioned that I had always wanted to watch the current AFI Top 100 Films list in order from 100 to 1, she said, [...]


There was sad news from the world of cinema this weekend as we learned that Dennis Hopper had passed away after a battle with prostate cancer at the age of 74. He was a true Hollywood rebel, and his movie career was as wild and all over the place as some of his best characters. [...]


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 [...]


Warren Cantrell (who spun off his love of writing Top 10s into his own website, 10rant) returns to Scene-Stealers! If you have an idea for a Top 10, email me at Here’s Warren: With the new versions of “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Robin Hood” upon us, I thought it was time to tackle [...]


Today’s Top 10 list comes from Sean O’Connell, an NYC-based writer who has contributed Top 10 Midget Performances, Top 10 Movie Rain Scenes, and Top 10 Movie Brothers. This one is a complementary list to my Top 10 Rock Star Cameos list in that it casts a wider net. If you have a Top 10 [...]


In anticipation of this Friday’s release of “The Wolfman” remake, Scene-Stealers contributor Trevan McGee takes a look at the best onscreen creature transformations ever. If you have a Top 10 idea of your own, send it to Here’s Trevan: To be clear, actors –– the good ones at least –– transform themselves in every [...]


Top 10 3D Movies So Far

by Eric Melin on March 24, 2009

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With this weekend’s release of Dreamworks’ 3D computer-animated feature “Monsters Vs. Aliens,” 2009 is officially the rebirth of 3D as a mainstream movie-going experience. It’s already the fourth major 3D film to debut in wide release this year (after “My Bloody Valentine 3D,” “Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience,” and “Coraline”) and tons more are [...]


Warning: This list of shocking movie scenes features graphic descriptions of rape, violence, incest, etc. and is not for the faint of heart.


Top 10 Paul Newman Movies

by Eric Melin on September 30, 2008

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Much has been written about Paul Newman since his passing this past weekend. Many of the newspaper biographies I’ve read focused on his love of racing, his charity work, and his compassion. Some even suggested that he loved those other things more than acting. Well, this Top 10 list is about his enormous contribution to [...]


The collapse of Lehman Brothers helped yesterday become the worst day in the stock market in seven years. It may not be too long before the dealings of the financial industry start to invade the movies again. If you are like me, the ups and down of the stock market are about as real to you [...]


Top 10 Zombie Movies

by Eric Melin on August 26, 2008

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After Lawrence, KS Scene-Stealers sitegoer Tony Sams’ kickass list of Top 10 Voyeuristic Films two weeks ago, we have decided to really open Top 10 Tuesdays up to the community. This week, Aaron Hale from Kansas City weighs in with a list he submitted of his favorite zombie movies. If you’d like to submit a [...]