The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Friday, 20 January 2006]

Five top 5 lists

For no particular reason except your amusement, here are five top five lists.

Top 5 World War II movies:

  1. Saving Private Ryan

  2. Downfall

  3. A Bridge too Far

  4. Das Boot

  5. Stalingrad

Top 5 80s Metal songs:

  1. Rainbow in the Dark—Dio

  2. Breaking the Law—Judas Priest

  3. Bring your Daughter to the Slaughter—Iron Maiden

  4. Living after Midnight—Judas Priest

  5. Fast as a Shark—Accept

Top 5 science fiction movies:

  1. Bladerunner

  2. The Matrix

  3. Aliens

  4. The Terminator

  5. Star Wars IV

Top 5 noir novels:

  1. The Black Dahlia—James Ellroy

  2. The Big Sleep—Raymond Chandler

  3. The Black Echo—Michael Connelly

  4. The Killer Inside Me—Jim Thompson

  5. Red Harvest—Dashiell Hammett

Top 5 post-apocalyptic movies:

  1. The Road Warrior

  2. Mad Max

  3. Escape from New York

  4. Soldier

  5. The Omega Man

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