Author Archives: 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: nahood@ursinus.edu
    (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)