Lanni’s List Launches

It’s official – my blog is live!  25 years in the making, Lanni’s List enumerates nearly fifteen hundred films that I believe are worth watching.  Each entry provides a title, a rating for film elements such as plot, character and cinematography, and an IMDB link.  The List also includes a hundred and fifty fun Sub-Lists like “Fast Zombies Suck!”: Great Slow-Zombie Flicks and … More Lanni’s List Launches

The Babadook

Social realism meets fantasy horror.  A match made in hell – which, in this case, is a very good thing.  Mister Babadook, a cardboard cut-out from a children’s book, isn’t exactly terrifying.  Neither are the other scare tactics employed by the film, which are basically the tired “things that go bump in the night” found in countless ghost … More The Babadook

Berberian Sound Studio

  A neo-giallo about a nebbish recording post-production sound for a giallo. No idea what I’m talking about? Google it. “Giallo,” not “neo-giallo.” “Neo-giallo” I just coined a second ago. And if you don’t know what a “nebbish” is, then you’ve never seen a classic Woody Allen film and probably shouldn’t be reading this blog. … More Berberian Sound Studio