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65 films 76 33

One of the best things of my Letterboxd experience so far is having the collective knowledge of dozens of film…

  • Garage Garage
  • The Fifth Season The Fifth Season
  • Whisky Whisky
  • Oslo, August 31st Oslo, August 31st
  • Shame Shame

Here's Looking at You, Kids

17 films 31 32

One of my most fervent hates in film fandom is the idea that somehow the overall quality of cinema is…

  • Werckmeister Harmonies Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Winter Light Winter Light
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Satantango Satantango
  • Summer Interlude Summer Interlude

Top 100 Films

100 films 22 34

An ordered list of the 100 best films I have ever seen. Been toying with building one of these for…

  • The Turin Horse The Turin Horse
  • Amour Amour
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
  • Holy Motors Holy Motors
  • The Master The Master

2012 Ranked

234 films 24 39

Just what it says on the tin: a rough ranking of 2012 commercial film releases in the US (market for…

  • The Forgiveness of Blood The Forgiveness of Blood
  • Omar Gatlato Omar Gatlato
  • The Aerial The Aerial
  • Mary and Max Mary and Max
  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance

Around the World in 80 Films

79 films 27 38

I've seen this concept used by some bloggers and always thought it was a really great way to broaden one's…

  • Double Indemnity Double Indemnity
  • Scarlet Street Scarlet Street
  • House Of Strangers House Of Strangers
  • Night Has a Thousand Eyes Night Has a Thousand Eyes
  • The Red House The Red House

The Fabulous Floating Head of Edward G. Robinson

27 films 23 11

As well as being one of the finest actors of his generation, Edward G. Robinson was the unsung hero of…

  • Sherlock, Jr. Sherlock, Jr.
  • Battleship Potemkin Battleship Potemkin
  • Faust Faust
  • Metropolis Metropolis
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc The Passion of Joan of Arc

Ronan's Alternate Oscars: The Barons (1924-present)

89 films 15 11

I've got final essays due. I'm looking to procrastinate. Don't you judge me.

These are my picks for the best…

  • Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
  • Jodorowsky's Dune Jodorowsky's Dune
  • Stranger by the Lake Stranger by the Lake
  • The Raid 2 The Raid 2
  • When I Saw You When I Saw You

2014 Catch-Up

13 films

In rough order of import, here're the 2014 US commercial releases I'm keen to catch-up on by year's end. Mostly…

  • The Master The Master
  • Punch-Drunk Love Punch-Drunk Love
  • Magnolia Magnolia
  • There Will Be Blood There Will Be Blood
  • Boogie Nights Boogie Nights

PTA Ranked

6 films 2

Watched Magnolia for the very first time last night, which puts me in the long-overdue position of having seen all…

  • Library Wars Library Wars
  • Patema Inverted Patema Inverted
  • The Great Passage The Great Passage
  • The Kirishima Thing The Kirishima Thing
  • A Story of Yonosuke A Story of Yonosuke

Ireland's 6th Japanese Film Festival

6 films

Touring the country every April is Access Cinema's Japanese Film Festival, twenty films strong this year. Only six are making…

  • 3 Women 3 Women
  • The Long Goodbye The Long Goodbye
  • Gosford Park Gosford Park
  • The Player The Player
  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Altman Ranked

11 films 1 1

Been binging on old Altman via Netflix over the last few days. Still short a good good many, not least…

  • Miss Violence Miss Violence
  • The Square The Square
  • Ida Ida
  • Standing Aside, Watching Standing Aside, Watching
  • Out of Here Out of Here

JDIFF 2014

19 films 4 2

Though it's only just wrapped its fourth full day, I'm already back from this year's edition of the Dublin Film…