Top 10 Video Games of 2013

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Last year was another terrific one for gaming, as no less than three games received perfect scores from me. It was another strong year for indies as well, especially on the PC and PS Vita. There were still plenty of titles that I didn’t get to play (Assassin’s Creed IV, Saints Row IV, XCom: Enemy Within, and pretty much every … Read More

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Top 10 Films of 2013

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Brace yourselves, folks, because the top 10 lists are going to be running wild here this week! First up is my list of favorite films from 2013. There are still quite a few I want to see from last year (i.e. Blue is the Warmest Color, American Hustle, Inside Llewyn Davis), but I couldn’t wait any longer to share this … Read More

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Ranking the 50 Movies Project 2013: #25-1

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And here are my top 25 films from the project. Every single one of these comes highly recommended! 25) Gone with the Wind [1939] 24) Sullivan’s Travels [1941] 23) The Warriors [1979] 22) The Last Waltz [1978] 21) Nashville [1975] 20) The Wages of Fear [1953] 19) The Battle of Algiers [1966] 18) Rosemary’s Baby [1968] 17) The Texas Chain … Read More

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Ranking the 50 Movies Project 2013: #50-26

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Last year’s 50 Movies Project was another rousing success! Aside from a select few, I really enjoyed every film on the list. It was difficult trying to rank these, but I’m satisfied with how this turned out. Here’s the first batch of films: 50) Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom [1975] 49) The Rocky Horror Picture Show [1975] 48) … Read More

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The Best of 2013 in Movies, Video Games and Music — So Far

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It’s hard to believe that 2013 is already halfway over. It has been a bit of a slow year for movies so far (as expected), but there have been huge breakthroughs in the gaming and music scenes. Here are my favorites so far: MOVIES 5) This Is the End The funniest movie (and biggest surprise) of the year, hands down. … Read More

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Top 10 Songs by The National

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Hey folks! Chris from the wonderfully diverse blog, moviesandsongs365, invited me to write a guest post about my favorite band, The National. While I rarely write about music here at The Warning Sign, it is one of my greatest passions, and I was eager to accept his proposal. I composed a list of my top 10 favorite songs by The … Read More

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Eric’s Top Five Theatrical Experiences

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For the last two weeks, my favorite local movie theater, the Music Box, has provided Chicago with what they have dubbed the 70mm Film Festival. As the last remaining theater in town that can play movies at 70mm (compared to the usual 35mm or digital), they brought in a wide variety of films to screen in this gorgeous format. One … Read More

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Top 10 Video Games From 2012

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For the first time in years, I did a decent job keeping up with the latest video game releases. There were still many that I missed, but this is the first time I have been able to put together a top 10 list during January. This was a great year for video games, especially when it came to narrative-driven experiences. … Read More

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Top 10 Films From 2012

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The “best of” lists have been well underway, and it’s time for me to join in on the festivities. I wanted to wait until I saw a few of the most recent heavy-hitters, and now I feel confident enough to put together my own top 10. This has been a great year for film, and I could have easily stretched … Read More

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Introducing: The 50 Movies Project, 2013 Edition

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I have been having a blast with these movie projects, so doing a third round was a no-brainer. I started keeping a tally of films I badly needed/wanted to see over the last year, and my initial rough draft included over 100 titles. I begrudgingly whittled it down to 50, tweaked it some more, and eventually came up with this, … Read More

Eric @ The Warning SignIntroducing: The 50 Movies Project, 2013 Edition