Archive for Top Tens

Top Ten John Williams Scores

Top Ten John Williams Scores

We have come to the end of John Williams week within #Johnuary and it’s time to do the ranking. I can honestly say that this has been the hardest Top Ten that I’ve ever done, and I’ve done a few so far. It’s not just…

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Top Ten John Hughes Films

Top Ten John Hughes Films

My John Hughes week as part of #Johnuary has come to a close. I’ve extremely enjoyed watching and rewatching a big chunk of John Hughes’ work. I’ve not managed to watch everything but I picked the ones that I felt were the biggest hitters and…

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Top Ten John Barry James Bond Songs

Top Ten John Barry James Bond Songs

It’s been interesting delving into the work of John Barry for #Johnuary. I only really knew about his Bond work and hadn’t knowingly listened to other movies that he had scored. But even the Bond work was revealing. I didn’t know the story behind Monty…

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Top Ten John Carpenter Films

Top Ten John Carpenter Films

I have absolutely loved immersing myself into the world of John Carpenter movies for the first week of my #Johnuary month. I have developed a real love for his work and I will be researching more, watching more and playing the commentaries on DVD. As…

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Top Ten Star Wars Sounds

Top Ten Star Wars Sounds

As it is only a couple of days before Rogue One comes out, I wanted to show a bit of Star Wars love on the blog this week. One thing I remember from the first Rogue One trailer was the iconic Death Star battle siren…

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Top Ten Scottish TV Ads

Top Ten Scottish TV Ads

Nowadays we can all just skip past television adverts, but back in the 80s you couldn’t, and because they were on so often they really are a snapshot of our lives that can evoke so many memories. Many adverts became cultural touchpoints; just look at…

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Top Ten 80s Watches

Top Ten 80s Watches

This post is in response to the Pop Culture League’s Challenge on Listicular Fortitude. I’m a big fan of watches of all kinds. I’m still stunned that people can make those tiny intricate mechanisms in analogue watches now, let alone over 100 years ago. But…

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Top Ten WWF Theme Tunes

Top Ten WWF Theme Tunes

For this latest Top Ten list I was inspired by the recent episode of the Nerd Lunch podcast, where Jeeg, Downs, Jay and Charlton talk about their Favourite Pro-Wrestling Things and discuss everything from favourite intro music to foreign objects and ring attire. A great,…

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Top Ten 90s Action Movies

Top Ten 90s Action Movies

There’s a wonderful retro quality to the action films of the 1990s. It was a strange era in Hollywood, particularly for the action genre – somewhere in between the unabashed campiness of the 80s and the higher standards of the 00s. It was a time…

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Top Ten Joysticks

Top Ten Joysticks

I find it funny that joysticks are kind of a relic of the past now. Kids these days don’t seem to even know what they are. Nowadays you mostly have things like gamepads, joypads, Wii controllers, touch screens and even gesture control, but you only…

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