Archive for Top Five

Top Five… Brendan Gleeson moments

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 12, 2011 by Ross McG

moody-borderWe love Brendan Gleeson here at RVR. He’s made many a good movie great and many a crap movie good (we even forgive him for Mission: Impossible II). If only the big Dubliner could be in every movie… like his buddy Brian Cox. Continue reading


Top Five… Christmas villains

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , on December 15, 2009 by Ross McG

oogieboogieChristmas is a time for forgiving, a time for forgetting. Not for these guys though – this is the meanest bunch of Bah Humbugs around. Continue reading

Top Five… Guilty Pleasures

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , on November 12, 2009 by Lester Square

escapefromnewyorkThey are the ugly ducklings of cinema. The movies we love because no one else will. Let our new writer Lester Square take you through his favourite cinematic guilty pleasures… Continue reading

Top Five… Doctors

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , on October 27, 2009 by Ross McG

strangeloveIs there a doctor in the house? Yes, there is, as it happens. Five of them. And all are great movie characters in one way or another. You can go right through – the doctors will see you now… Continue reading

Top Five… transformation scenes

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 10, 2009 by Ross McG

pinocchioSome day this website is going to transform from a fledgling blog to the biggest force on the interweb. Until that day comes, we’re just going to have to make do with watching these… Continue reading

Top Five… alternative car chases

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 3, 2009 by Ross McG


The French Connection? Forget it. Bullitt? Boring. Ronin? Tell the truth: did it look for one second like De Niro was driving? Here are the truly great movie car chases. Strap in and enjoy the ride. Continue reading

Top Five… terrible nightclubs

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , on May 13, 2009 by Ross McG

Collateral borderHave you ever been to a nightclub where the volume was at just the right level so you could hear everything the person next to you was saying? Didn’t think so. Here are five places you don’t want to go boogying on a Saturday night. Continue reading

Top Five… SHOUTY moments

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 28, 2009 by Ross McG

network-borderScreaming at the top of your lungs is an art form. Just ask Al Pacino. Or Samuel L Jackson. These guys do it for a living. And even they didn’t manage to make this list. So here’s to the best examples of throat-ripping around. Continue reading