Updating my Best & Worst Lists

I (finally!) updated the lists on the “Best & Worst” section of this website. I first put those lists together when I started this blog, over 8 years ago, and I had not yet updated them even though I have watched and analyzed many more films since. But better late than never, right? 😉

The Best & Worst lists I’ve updated include:

I went back through my Master List, and below are the new reel librarian characters and movie titles I’ve added to each Best & Worst list:

New additions to the Hall of Fame list:

  • Wong in Doctor Strange (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Hannah in Follow the Stars Home (2001, TV movie)
  • Mike Hanlon in It (1990 TV miniseries) and It: Chapter Two (2019)
  • Dr. Abigail Chase in National Treasure (2004) and National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets (2007)
  • Cheri Jameson in The Twelve Trees of Christmas (2013, TV movie)

New additions to the Hall of Shame list:

  • Sally in Chainsaw Sally (2004)
  • Louise in The Killing Kind (1973) and The Attic (1980)
  • Miss Ophelia in Maxie (1985)
  • The school librarian in The New Guy (2002)
  • Jocasta Nu in Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  • Conan the Librarian in UHF (1989)

New additions to the Honorable Mention list:

  • Kala in The Golden Child (1986)
  • Microfilm Clerk in The Changeling (1980)
  • The librarian in Curse of the Demon (1957)
  • The Records Keeper in RED (2010)

New additions to the Dishonorable Mention list:

  • Denver Librarian in Ask the Dust (2006)
  • Lindgren in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  • White Librarian in Hidden Figures (2016)
  • Miss Gottschalk in The Seventh Victim (1943)

Love ’em or loathe ’em? Lemme know!

Any notable reel librarian characters you recognize, love, or loathe? Please leave a comment and share! 🙂


Author: Jennifer

Librarian, blogger, movie lover

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