Cinema Monolith

Reviews of movies from my giant DVD tower, and more.

Once Again, It’s ‘Jaws Night’

I’m no longer having ‘Jaws Month’ here at the Monolith, but that doesn’t mean I’m not taking part in my annual ‘Jaws Night’ festivities…

7/4/19 · 14 Comments

One Last Monolith Haul

Back in January I made the decision to stop buying DVDs and Blu-rays; these were the last that will ever be inducted into the Monolith.

3/8/19

Jaws Month: A Few Final Thoughts

I close out Jaws Month 2018 with a collection of thoughts and insights about the movie that have been rattling around my brain for a while. Enjoy!

7/31/18

Top 5 Favorite Jaws Memories

Ever wonder what my favorite memories of Jaws are? Well, wonder no more…here are five of them, with three bonus memories to boot.

7/10/18

The Great Criterion $1 Sale

Yes, you heard right: the Criterion Collection is having a $1 sale, and I took advantage of it. Just don’t look for this deal on Criterion’s website. Or Amazon’s, or…

12/16/17

The CM 10-Movie Weekend

The plan: watch ten movies—four Blu-rays, five DVDs, and one on TV—over the course of a long weekend. Can it be done? Of course it can!

9/23/17

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Review Totals

Movies Reviewed: 222

From the Monolith: 123

Movies by Decade

1920s – 0
1930s – 6
1940s – 19
1950s – 35
1960s – 34
1970s – 35
1980s – 33
1990s – 6
2000s – 13
2010s – 41

Movies by Genre

Action/Adventure – 40
Comedy – 35
Crime – 21
Documentary – 5
Drama – 24
Horror – 38
Musical – 1
Mystery/Thriller – 19
Romance – 3
Sci-Fi/Fantasy – 27
Western – 8

Movies by CM Rating

10 star – 10
9 star – 28
8 star – 35
7 star – 31
6 star – 22
5 star – 22
4 star – 23
3 star – 18
2 star – 18
1 star – 12
0 star – 3

Movies by MPAA Rating

Pre-1968 – 89
G – 1
PG – 32
PG-13 – 34
R – 58
NC-17 – 0
TV and Unrated – 8

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