Category Archives: Thursday Movie Pick

Thursday Movie Pick #16: Disappearance

Thursday Movie Picks by Wandering through the Shelves is here again. According to the theme of the week, three to five movies are picked and shared with the reason. Should anyone be interested in joining in, feel free to visit the main page here.

Our theme for this week is: Disappearance. I don’t have lots of repertoire for this theme, therefore, I don’t make theme within theme. I only share 3 films about people gone missing for whatever reasons, which really get my nerve. So, here are my picks! Continue reading Thursday Movie Pick #16: Disappearance

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Thursday Movie Pick #15: Rivalry

Thursday Movie Picks by Wandering through the Shelves returns. According to the theme of the week, three to five movies are picked and shared with the reason. Should anyone be interested in joining in, feel free to visit the main page here.

As for this week, our theme is Rivalry, which is kinda easy for me. I know dozens of movies about rivalry, but only given 3-5 movies at max to pick; therefore, I add an additional theme within theme to make it easier (or more challenging). And, the theme within the theme for this week is: Sibling Rivalry. Why? Because I recently watched Ryan Murphy’s latest show, FEUD: Bette and Joan, about rivalry between Oscar-winning actresses, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford; and, that rivalry escalated during the production of a film about sibling rivalry, which kinda adds up to the narrative. Simple, right? So, here’s my pick. Continue reading Thursday Movie Pick #15: Rivalry

Thursday Movie Pick #14: Cars/Racing

Thursday Movie Picks by Wandering through the Shelves returns. According to the theme of the week, three to five movies are picked and shared with the reason. Should anyone be interested in joining in, feel free to visit the main page here.

The theme for this week is: cars or racing. I don’t fancy racing films, though I like films like Rush, Senna or TT3D: Closer to the Edge; but, I have some fascinations with movies about badass guys with great, vintage cars. There’s something about these guys that make us a real powerhouse, especially when they’re in the favorite cars. So, here’s my pick for 3 film about badass cars drivers along with the cars. Continue reading Thursday Movie Pick #14: Cars/Racing

Thursday Movie Pick #12: The Underdogs

Thursday Movie Picks by Wandering through the Shelves returns. According to the theme of the week, three to five movies are picked and shared with the reason. Should anyone be interested in joining in, feel free to visit the main page here.

This week’s theme is: The Underdogs or from-zero-to-hero guys or comeback kids, you name it. I must admit that this theme mostly revolves around sports movies, but I’m glad that I found beyond that ‘stereotype’, too. So, here’s my most favorite underdogs movies. Continue reading Thursday Movie Pick #12: The Underdogs

Thursday Movie Pick #11: Ancient World (3600 BC – 500 AD)

Thursday Movie Picks by Wandering through the Shelves returns. According to the theme of the week, three to five movies are picked and shared with the reason. Should anyone be interested in joining in, feel free to visit the main page here.

This week’s theme is: Ancient World – movies set around 3600 BC – 500 AD. Well, I suppose there will be many first-civilization movies around this Thursday. However, I’ve restricting myself to pick only three movies about ancient China. Why China? Because I grew up with wuxia and jiangshi movies, serials and comics. Selecting three movies that are eligible for that ‘period of time’ isn’t an easy task, since there are myriads of movies about ancient China but from different eras (the country itself has a long ‘movie-material’ history). However, this is my picks. Continue reading Thursday Movie Pick #11: Ancient World (3600 BC – 500 AD)

Thursday Movie Pick #10: Most Wanted Sequels

Thursday Movie Picks by Wandering through the Shelves is here again. I do apologize for skipping the gig for two consecutive weeks. The rules are simple: based on the theme of the week, pick three to five movies and share the reason. Should anyone be interested in joining in, feel free to visit the main page here.

For this week, the theme is: Remake/Sequels/Reboot you want to see, to which I pick sequel. The only reason is: you can always remake/reboot any film you think isn’t as good as it should’ve been (say Fantastic Four or Eragon). However, it takes a real film that awe-struck you to decide to finally see a sequel made out of it. Therefore, I present you some films that I want to see it continued with sequel. Continue reading Thursday Movie Pick #10: Most Wanted Sequels