G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Magic/Heist Themed Flicks

Inspired by the upcoming film Now You See Me, Summit Entertainment’s magic-themed caper flick that comes out this week, we at G-S-T wanted to take a brief look back at some of our favorite as well as some seminal heist/magic based films. Granted this is a broad genre to try and wrap into a single […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Casino Heist Films

Among the many established or iconic locales famous for gambling, the Las Vegas Strip has been a very popular cinematic setting over the years. From films like Warren Beatty’s Bugsy (1991), the Joe Pesci/Robert De Niro classic Casino (1995), hell even Chevy Chase’s Vegas Vacation (1997), there’s something undeniably cool and edgy about “The Strip” (except maybe […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Westerns You Should See Before Seeing 'Django Unchained'

Editor’s Note: In anticipation of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained (which hits theaters tomorrow), this Quick 5 list comes from our good friend Mark Walters of BigFanBoy.com. Here Mark offers up a sort of “Spaghetti Western 101” to all of us who are a little dusty when it comes to the classic gunslingers. This quick but concise list […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Vigilante Films

vig·i·lan·te: any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime. A mainstay in the film world for decades, vigilantes come in all shapes in sizes and work their special brand of street justice for a variety of reasons. In some cases they operate just outside the law and […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Super Easy Last-Minute Halloween Ideas

Halloween is almost upon us, and as Ferris Bueller once said “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Well, the same goes for Halloween. So if you’ve been too busy to work on your costume, don’t worry. Here are 5 quick and easy Halloween […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Nora Ephron Films

For our second installment of posts dedicated to great directors, we’ve chosen to highlight the top five films from the late Nora Ephron. Ephron, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2006 and passed away earlier this summer at the age of 71, was a force of nature. Not only did she bring us […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Chris Messina Films

Last week saw the release of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris ‘ highly entertaining ensemble indie comedy Ruby Sparks. While high marks go to the directing duo (who also gave us Little Miss Sunshine) and even higher ones going to star/writer Zoe Kazan, this post is an effort to highlight the unsung hero of that charming and […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Best Nolan Batman Moments (Leading To The Dark Knight Rises)

Harvey Dent once said that “The night is darkest just before the dawn.” and tomorrow, so say the trailers, TV spots and WB’s immense marketing campaign, that Knight will rise. So instead of us putting up a CineMagic 8-Ball post since everybody on the planet is going to go see The Dark Knight Rises this weekend, […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Films For Memorial Day

We at G-S-T hope this three day weekend has found you well and wanted to wish everyone a happy Memorial Day. Today is the day America traditionally remembers the fallen heroes that helped pave the road to the freedoms we enjoy everyday. Different from Veteran’s Day (that celebrates veterans both living and deceased) Memorial Day […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Sylvester Stallone Roles

While I originally had this post in place to allow his latest film to take a spot here, sadly that’s not the case. While it wasn’t terrible, it wasn’t good either (check out my review here). So current blockbuster not withstanding, this is the list of Sly’s best roles. Some you know, some you might […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Movies Better Enjoyed On ‘MUTE’

You know, as the old saying goes, you just “can’t please all the people all of the time”.  Well as film fans, it seems that no matter what goes into a film we all have something to gripe about.  It could be dialogue, a casting decision, the story line, music, the director and so on, […]

G-S-T Quick 5 – Favorite Costumed Performances

One of the most interesting things about a movie is when an actor dresses up in make-up or a costume and (when done well) there is a transformation to this character that is compelling and riveting.  Below is a list I’ve compiled for 5 (not the greatest ever mind you but) very, very fine performances. […]