Erik Nielsen

About Erik Nielsen

Erik Nielsen is a working writer and photographer living in NYC. His writing on film has been published in the online film magazines The Film Stage and Little White Lies. While his writing on photography has been published in The Independent and Musèe Magazine. As a photographer, you can find Erik's work in places like Pitchfork, Juxtaprose, the NY Post, and The Daily News.

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Best Film Noirs of the '40s & '50s, Ranked

Here's a look at the best movies from the golden era of film noir.

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Best William Friedkin Movies, Ranked

William Friedkin was a director who never shied from controversy, and these are the best films by the legendary filmmaker.

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Every Wes Anderson Movies, Ranked

Take a look through the career of Wes Anderson, one of America's signature storytellers, and his immaculate filmography and see which is the best.

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Best Francis Ford Coppola Movies, Ranked

A look back at the career of one of the greatest directors of all time, Francis Ford Coppola.

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Best Martin Scorsese Films, Ranked

From Taxi Driver to The Irishman, here's a look at the best movies from Martin Scorsese, one of the greatest filmmakers to ever live.

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Best Slasher Movies of All Time, Ranked

From Scream to Psycho, slasher movies are a pivotal part of the history of cinema, and here are the best of the best.

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The 14 Best 90s Action Movies, Ranked

The 1990s yielded so many great films, but it was the action genre which fired on all cylinders to give us a decade of memorable high-octane movies.

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Movies That Made 2008 A Great Year For Comedy

2008 was the last great year for studio comedies. Here's a list of the 12 best of that year.

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Best Hangout Movies, Ranked

The hangout film transcends genre and creates an energy that supersedes the plot. From Tarantino to Linklater, these are the best.

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1991: Why These 12 Films Stand Up Today

From directors like James Cameron breaking new digital ground to John Singleton making history, 1991 was a great year for movies.

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Best Movies Set on a Plane, Ranked

From heart-wrenching drama to non-stop action, these are the best films set on a plane.

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1989: Why These 12 Films Stand Up Today

Between incredible debuts and superhero cinema making waves, 1989 was a great year to be at the movies.

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The Oscars Got It Wrong: These Are the Real Winners from 1999

In a year stacked full of great releases, these are the deserving winners at the film industry's most prestigious award show.

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Oscars: 11 Greatest Best Picture Winners of the 21st Century, Ranked

From classic Oscar bait to genuine surprises, these are the best films that won Best Picture in the 21st Century.

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1983: 40 Years Later, These 12 Films Still Stand Up Today

These films made 1983 special, from blockbuster action to independent horror.

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Best Murder Mysteries of the 21st Century, Ranked

A genre varying in tone and depth, these are the best murder mysteries of the 21st Century.

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The Most Underrated Romantic Comedies of the Last 25 Years, Ranked

A genre ripe with gems, these are the most underrated romantic comedies of the last 25 years.

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Best Films Set in the Snow, Ranked

From holiday cheers to chilling crime noir, these are the best films set in the snow.

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Best Unconventional Christmas Movies, Ranked

From Die Hard to Carol, these are films that go against the holiday spirit.

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Best Films About Poets, Ranked

The life of a poet is not inherently cinematic, but these ten films find beauty in lives lived between the pages, and make them worthwhile.

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