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  • The Lookout The Lookout
  • Hard Boiled Hard Boiled
  • Paris, Texas Paris, Texas
  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter

Top 13 Actors and their best performance

13 films

My top 13 actors, and what I think is the pinnacle of their performance. Not necessarily my favourite of their…

  • Violent Cop Violent Cop
  • District 9 District 9
  • Bottle Rocket Bottle Rocket
  • Eraserhead Eraserhead
  • Blood Simple Blood Simple

My top 25 directorial debuts

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My top 25 films in no particular order.

If I've overlooked a classic, put a film that's not a debut…

  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • The Shining The Shining
  • Mulholland Drive Mulholland Drive
  • The Big Lebowski The Big Lebowski
  • Suspiria Suspiria

Top 13 Directors and my favourite of their work

13 films 2 7

My top 13 directors and my favourite film they they've done. I'm not saying it's their best work, as I…

  • The Thin Blue Line The Thin Blue Line
  • The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the…
  • Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred…
  • Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
  • Inside Job Inside Job

Top 13 Documentaries

13 films

My top 13 documentaries. Love a good doc! Recommend some more in the comments!

  • Tank Girl Tank Girl
  • Swamp Thing Swamp Thing
  • A History of Violence A History of Violence
  • Oldboy Oldboy
  • Dick Tracy Dick Tracy

Unconventional Comic Book Films

29 films 8

No superheroes on this list, no wire work and fancy camera tricks, just films based on comic books that offer…

  • Home Alone Home Alone
  • Die Hard Die Hard
  • Scrooged Scrooged
  • Trading Places Trading Places
  • L.A. Confidential L.A. Confidential

Unconventional Christmas Films

21 films 3 5

Everybody knows the bog standard Christmas films like It's a Wonderful Life and Santa Claus: The Movie, but what about…

  • American Psycho American Psycho
  • Mulholland Drive Mulholland Drive
  • Irreversible Irreversible
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead

Best Horror of the 00's

10 films 5

Year by year, in order of release, the best horror from the 2000's. One film from each year, unless I…

  • Stephen King's It Stephen King's It
  • Naked Lunch Naked Lunch
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Jurassic Park Jurassic Park
  • New Nightmare New Nightmare

Best Horror of the 90's

11 films 3

Year by year, in order of release, the best horror from the 1990's. One film from each year, unless I…

  • Friday the 13th Friday the 13th
  • The Shining The Shining
  • Halloween II Halloween II
  • Tenebre Tenebre
  • Creepshow Creepshow

Best Horror of the 80's

12 films

Year by year, in order of release, the best horror from the 1980's. One film from each year, unless I…

  • The Bird with the Crystal Plumage The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
  • Johnny Got His Gun Johnny Got His Gun
  • Frenzy Frenzy
  • The Wicker Man The Wicker Man
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Best Horror of the 70's

11 films

Year by year, in order of release, the best horror from the 1970's. One film from each year, unless I…

  • Psycho Psycho
  • The Innocents The Innocents
  • Eyes Without a Face Eyes Without a Face
  • The Birds The Birds
  • Planet of the Vampires Planet of the Vampires

Best Horror of the 60's

10 films

Year by year, in order of release, the best horror from the 1960's. One film from each year, unless I…

  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead
  • Day of the Dead Day of the Dead
  • Caligula Caligula
  • City of the Living Dead City of the Living Dead
  • Inferno Inferno

My Arrow Video/Arrowdrome collection

30 films

My Arrow Video and Arrowdrome collection, blu-ray first, then good ol' DVD.