Samuel R. Murrian
39 articles published since January 12, 2022
About Samuel R. Murrian
Editing/writing automaton. Lead List Editor at Collider. Contributing writer at Parade. Tennessee, sometimes LA. Forbes called me a "sneering critic" because I disliked Don't Look Up. Curated and wrote a list of the 100 best movies ever made, mostly while I had a Golden Retriever named Mister Chow on my head. I just got Letterboxd and I have no idea how it works.
Julie Andrews once complimented something I wrote to my editors. Betty White once gushed over a photo of my late pooch, Beethoven. William Friedkin once jokingly called me "dad" at a screening of my favorite movie, The Babadook.
I have beaten Resident Evil 4 (both versions) numerous times, playing on all levels including Hardcore and Professional.
I usually win at movie trivia. I always win at Madonna trivia.
The ultimate final girl is as relatable as she is resilient.
Not fun for the whole family.
"Never sleep again." The most terrifying sequences from the master of horror.
Essential, entertaining classics from 'Psycho' to 'The Sound of Music.'
Enduring classics from 'The Godfather' to 'Alien.'
Influential, historic movies that hold up as entertainment.
Before there was Andor, there was Katarn, the "Chuck Norris" of the galaxy.
Outcasts finding their place in the world is basically Disney's bread and butter.
Entertaining, must-see classics from a golden age of filmmaking.
Essentials for cinephiles and casual viewers alike.
"Let's kick some ice."
These sci-fi films boldly went where they shouldn't have.
"Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere."
Stuff blows up... then crashes and burns.
The absolute bottom of cinema's barrel, according to critics.
Oh, the terror! ...And not in a good way.
Warning: No actual thrills ahead.