Six Pix: Ordinals

Six Pix presents a sextet of movie posters representing a particular actor/director/genre. You pick the one you feel is visually the most artistic or best sums up the film.

Let’s see whose number is up. In a good way!


Included are: First a Girl (1935); The Third Man (1949); Born on the Fourth of July (1989); The Fifth Element (1997); The Sixth Sense (1999); and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015).

Trying to bring order to these ordinal posters is no ordinary task; let’s start with the first …or is that First? Jessie Matthews is doubly delicious in First, the precursor to Victor/Victoria. Second is a blooming success. Third perfectly captures Welles in Vienna. The Fourth is star-spangled in more ways than one. The Fifth is out of this world good. And somehow we just know Sixth won’t be last. So how do they rank? Third is first. First, second. Fifth, third. Sixth, fourth. Fouth, fifth. And Second is sixth. Got that?


Which one do you think is the winner? Should I have included something else? Tell me about it below!