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Looking for Something to Watch?

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

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

Here's Looking at You, Kids

17 films 35 33 Edit

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

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

Top 100 Films

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

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

2012 Ranked

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

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

Around the World in 80 Films

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

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

The Fabulous Floating Head of Edward G. Robinson

27 films 27 11 Edit

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

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

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

89 films 15 11 Edit

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

These are my picks for the best…

  • Hard to Be a God
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Timbuktu
  • White God
  • Mommy

2015 Catch-Up

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Cos one can't start these things too soon, especially when what I've watched so far is so lamentably minimal and…

  • Sexennial Plan
  • The Forbidden Room
  • Paris of the North
  • Cursa
  • Eggs

Transilvania International Film Festival 2015

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Another year back at what's fast becoming my favourite festival: between a competition restricted to debut and sophomore directors, a…

  • Free Fall
  • Heaven Knows What
  • Phoenix
  • The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness
  • The Fool

JDIFF 2015 Ranked

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Back in the capital for the glitziest of Ireland's decidedly un-glitzy film fests, which has the awkward experience of having…

  • Fail-Safe
  • 12 Angry Men
  • The Pawnbroker
  • Serpico
  • Dog Day Afternoon

Lumet Ranked

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I just watched Fail-Safe, and goodness is that an extraordinary movie. How does Sidney Lumet keep surprising me despite my…

  • Ship of Theseus
  • Hard to Be a God
  • Approaching the Elephant
  • Salvation Army
  • Valley of Saints

2015 Releases on Netflix US

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Under the auspices of the new-to-Netflix column I formerly spearheaded on Next Projection, I had the pleasure of encountering a…