Author Nathanael Hood

Top Ten Things to Know About Nathanael Hood

  1. He is a film fanatic. He watches between 14-21 films a week! (Ask him about his social life)
  2. He writes a blog about under-appreciated films. (He responds to all comments…hint hint) http://forgottenclassicsofyesteryear.blogspot.com
  3. He plays classical guitar. (Well, he thinks he does, at least….)
  4. His favorite top ten list that he has written: Top 10 Craziest Directors. (He worked for three weeks researching it!)
  5. His favorite top ten list that somebody else has written: Top 10 Unfinished Works of Art. (He enjoys the fireworks it makes his OCD-riddled brain make when he reads it)
  6. His favorite actors are Humphrey Bogart, Orson Welles, and John Wanye. (And yes, he will not refrain from throwing down fisticuffs if you call John Wayne a bad actor)
  7. He wants to become a director one day. (Look out Hollywood, another middle class WASP from the suburbs has dreams of Tinseltown!! Never seen one of THOSE before…)
  8. He considers himself a member of the Evangelical Left. (Conservative values and progressive politics! Who knew they could coexist?!?!)
  9. He would love to write for your site! Contact him at: [email protected] (Spambots need not apply…unless they’ve truly got some great deals!) He’s having trouble thinking of a tenth item for this list… (Oh…I see what he did there…)
Nathanael Hood’s Top Ten Movies (In Chronological Order)
  1. Synecdoche, NY (2008)
  2. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
  3. Ran (1985)
  4. Stroszek (1977)
  5. The Shootist (1976)
  6. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  7. Cries and Whispers (1973)
  8. Zazie dans le Metro (1960)
  9. Marty (1955)
  10. How Green Was My Valley (1941)

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Top 10 Antisemitic Legends and Stereotypes

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It’s sadly common knowledge that the Jewish people have not gotten fair treatment over the years. In fact, they’ve been hunted down a d massacred, sometimes literally, for the past 2,000 years. The bevy of myths and stereotypes that paint Judaism as the embodiment of pure evil do not help one bit.

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Top 10 ’80s Musical Movie Montages

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When you think of ’80s movies, what comes to mind (besides clashing colors and a complete lack of self-awareness as to how silly everyone looked)? Montages, that’s what! Any ’80s film worth its hoop earrings had at least one scene where months of activity was condensed into a nifty four-minute musical package. Here are 10 of the most memorable.

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