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  • Across the Pacific Across the Pacific
  • Happy New Year, Charlie Brown Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
  • Rudolph's Shiny New Year Rudolph's Shiny New Year
  • Jim Breuer: And Laughter for All Jim Breuer: And Laughter for All
  • The Best Offer The Best Offer

Seen in 2014

John Ryan

John Ryan 402 films

Films viewed for the first time in 2014.

  • Aaron Loves Angela Aaron Loves Angela
  • ABBA - The Movie ABBA - The Movie
  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • Ace in the Hole Ace in the Hole
  • The Adventures of Milo and Otis The Adventures of Milo and Otis

Quadruple R list (repertory, retrospective, reissue, and revival)

shellofsnail

shellofsnail 722 films 1

A comprehensive list of every retro screening I've attended -- mostly on 35mm, some on 16mm, some on 70mm, and…

  • Crows Explode Crows Explode
  • White Bird in a Blizzard White Bird in a Blizzard
  • Monsters Club Monsters Club
  • Unchain Unchain
  • Triangle Triangle

must see

kuru

kuru 760 films 1

  • Fargo Fargo
  • Seven Samurai Seven Samurai
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop…
  • The 400 Blows The 400 Blows
  • Scenes from a Marriage Scenes from a Marriage

Top 500 Directors

toro913

toro913 500 films 19 3

Based on a mathematical model centuries in the making.

Each director is represented by my favorite one of their movies.…

  • 8½
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Pather Panchali Pather Panchali
  • The 400 Blows The 400 Blows

Matt's Top 1000

Matt Severson

Matt Severson 1,000 films 4

I am constantly tweaking and updating this list. For me, it's most helpful to view (under sort) via Release Date,…

  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead
  • Animal House Animal House
  • Capricorn One Capricorn One
  • The Boys From Brazil The Boys From Brazil
  • 3 Days of the Condor 3 Days of the Condor
  • 42 Up 42 Up
  • 5x2 5x2
  • 8 Women 8 Women
  • Nine 1/2 Weeks Nine 1/2 Weeks

ABC x5

Vanina

Vanina 123 films 1

Inspired by Adam Cook's ongoing ABC project.

Includes new/old/childhood/all-time favourites, comfort films and guilty pleasures. Some films I'm extremely embarrassed…

  • Blue Jasmine Blue Jasmine
  • August: Osage County August: Osage County
  • American Hustle American Hustle
  • Gravity Gravity
  • Philomena Philomena

Best Actress Nominess

John Guerin

John Guerin 424 films

Plus five for total performances nominated.

  • Days of Heaven Days of Heaven
  • Autumn Sonata Autumn Sonata
  • Halloween Halloween
  • The Deer Hunter The Deer Hunter
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead

1978 ranked

John Ryan

John Ryan 17 films

the top 17 films of 1978, ranked in descending order.

Need to see: The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Olmi); The…

  • The Exorcist The Exorcist
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Halloween Halloween
  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead
  • Alien Alien
  • Wings Wings
  • The Racket The Racket
  • 7th Heaven 7th Heaven
  • In Old Arizona In Old Arizona
  • All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front

Tracking the Best Picture Nominees

Recently I have begun a project to watch every film ever nominated by the Academy for Best Picture of the…

  • Frankenstein Frankenstein
  • The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Taming of the Shrew The Taming of the Shrew
  • Dracula Dracula
  • Frankenstein Frankenstein

Childhood Nostalgia

BradS

BradS 800 films 2

These are the films that take me back in time. They range from great to awful, but this list is…