Arbogast1960

Arbogast1960

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Total Ratings 2,234
Total Reviews 50
Total Lists 12
Total Plots 79
Total Points 2,719

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Arbogast1960's Information

Ranking Status: Producer

Name: Aaron Rogers

Gender: Male

Current Area: Chicago, IL

Home Town: Dallas, TX

Education: B.S., Business Administration, Univ. of Texas at Dallas, 2004; J.D., Notre Dame Law School, 2008

Interests: Movies (obviously), music (esp. indie rock--Belle & Sebastian, Sufjan Stevens, Iron & Wine, etc--but also classic rock and jazz), basketball, cooking

Movie Profile

Film I Love: Psycho (1960)

Guilty Pleasure: Every movie is worth watching at least once . . . well, almost every movie

Favorite Genre: Thriller

Least Favorite Genre: Western

Favorite Actors: Cary Grant, James Stewart, Johnny Depp, Jeanne Moreau

Least Favorite Actors: Nicolas Cage, Robin Williams, Adam Sandler

Favorite Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Least Favorite Director: Uwe Boll

Movie Quotes: "And I say, insect or man, death should always be painless." - Psycho (1960)

"So, you wanna go into the movie or what?" - "No, I can't go into a movie that's already started, because I'm anal." - "That's a polite word for what you are." - Annie Hall (1977)

"Oh, waiter!" - "That is not a waiter, my dear, that is a butler." - "Well I can't yell 'Oh, butler!' can I? Maybe somebody's name is Butler." - "You have a point. An idiotic one, but a point." - All About Eve (1950)

Latest Movie Review

Rating of
4/4

The Exorcist

"There is only one."

What if demons were real? That is the specific question animating The Exorcist. Not the devil--demons. Therein lies the key to its endurance. The devil, like God, is in some ways too big, too abstract a figure to interest; he might give the marching orders, but he is too far behind the scenes to glimpse. But his minions--these we can see and touch and feel as they carry out their missions. These infiltrate and provide evil a face. The other element underpinning the film's greatness is its matter-of-factness. It is serious, but appropriately so. No excess earnestness or unearned austerity, no overwrought cataclysm. Demons exist, they operate in ordinary environs, and God's messengers must dispatch them. And such events exist …

Recent Rating History

Movie Title Rating Overall Add
Romeo + Juliet (1996) 1.5/4 2.6/4
We're No Angels (1955) 2.0/4 2.5/4
The Heartbreak Kid (1972) 3.5/4 2.9/4
This Film is Not Yet Rated 2.5/4 2.9/4
The Ghost Writer 3.0/4 2.7/4

Top Movie List

# Movie Title Rating Overall Add
1. Psycho 4.0/4 3.3/4
2. Chinatown 4.0/4 3.2/4
3. Jules and Jim ( Jules et Jim ) 4.0/4 3.0/4
4. Vertigo 4.0/4 3.2/4
5. Rear Window 4.0/4 3.3/4

Recent Comments

Holas - wrote on 06/26/09 at 11:39 AM CT

Worst Best Picture Winners comment

i completely agree with no. 9

sodapop - wrote on 06/27/08 at 07:40 AM CT

Thanks for the feedback and recommendations. Most of those titles I lined up for viewings, except for Breathless, which I've seen and thought was released in '60? *Shrug*

Alex - wrote on 05/30/08 at 07:22 PM CT

Aguirre, Wrath of God ( Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes ) Review comment

I have never seen this but want to badly. What can you see about the pacing aspect of the film. Oh, and how long is it?

goodfellamike - wrote on 04/10/08 at 08:23 PM CT

Thanks. I guess even the best director of all-time has to have a couple of duds.

goodfellamike - wrote on 04/10/08 at 03:00 AM CT

very true. i will try to work on my own Hitchcock list and see

goodfellamike - wrote on 04/09/08 at 09:44 PM CT

Hitchcock comment

Love the list. Frenzy, Sabotage and Dial M for Murder get sadly overlooked by most people. Of course I'm always glad to see my favorite movie of all time so high on the list as well. Cheers

goodfellamike - wrote on 04/08/08 at 02:43 AM CT

Top Best Picture Winners comment

Excellent idea for a list.

Allison - wrote on 03/30/08 at 11:24 PM CT

Thanks for the recommendations. I saw both Mr. Skeffington and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? but I forgot to include them on my list. They have been added now.

Nick - wrote on 03/23/08 at 11:08 PM CT

Welcome to FilmCrave! Click on 'Edit My Profile' above to finish filling out information about yourself. Don't forget to change your picture too!

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