5/28/2010

Top 6 Words: …

Posted in Top 6 Words at 5:00 am by Sam

I cheated for this entry in the Top 6 Words series. Rather than run my script and get assigned a random word, I thought it would be amusing to look at ellipses, an unusual punctuation mark for movie titles.

How many “…” titles can you think of? My Top 6 list of “…” movies after the jump. Chime in with your favorites in the comments section.

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5/21/2010

Paramount Location Shooting Map

Posted in Side Topics at 4:13 pm by Sam

This has been making the rounds. Ambrosia Voyeur originally uploaded this to flickr.

Paramount Location Shooting Map

It’s a map used by Paramount in 1927 as a handy reference for where to go when you want to shoot a movie on location but don’t want to spend the money travelling all the way to wherever the story is set. Location scouting is an art unto itself and one we haven’t really talked about much on All Movie Talk. But I love snippets of movie lore like this. Thanks to wintermute for bringing this to my attention.


5/21/2010

Top 6 Words: Train

Posted in Top 6 Words at 5:00 am by Sam

“Train” is the word for this entry in the Top 6 Words series. This potentially ties in nicely with our Top 6 Train Movies list from Episode 3. But not all train movies are “train” movies, and not all “train” movies are train movies.

My favorite movies with the word “train” in the title follow the jump, but try thinking up some “train” titles on your own before peeking. Chime in with your own list in the comments section.

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5/14/2010

Top 6 Words: Meet

Posted in Top 6 Words at 5:00 am by Sam

“Meet” is the word for this entry in the Top 6 Words series. This word, along with the third person singular form “meet” and the abbreviation “Vs,” is a great word for franchise cross-overs.

My favorite movies with the word “meet” in the title follow the jump, but try thinking up some “meet” titles on your own before peeking. Chime in with your own list in the comments section.

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5/7/2010

Top 6 Words: Moon

Posted in Top 6 Words at 5:00 am by Sam

“Moon” is the word for this entry in the Top 6 Words series. My favorite movies with the word “moon” in the title follow the jump, but try thinking up some “moon” titles on your own before peeking. Chime in with your own list in the comments section.

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