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An introduction to horror for Hegebeat

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Hegebeat is not a big fan of horror movies. Or that's what she tells me, anyway. I bet she has…

  • Heaven's Gate
  • Heartland

Great Non-Traditional Westerns

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A personal list in progress of Westerns that are not Westerns in the traditional sense but still are Westerns. I…

  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Jour de Fête
  • Turkish Delight
  • Breaking Away
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Cycling Movies

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A list related to cycling, in one form or another. Please feel free to add suggestions, even better if the…

  • Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
  • Fort Apache
  • She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

10 great trilogies (BFI) plus 10 more...

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«As far as Hollywood is concerned, you can never have too much of a good thing. This year alone will…

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Romeo + Juliet

The 25 Best Movies Adapted from The Works of Shakespeare (Taste of Cinema)

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«“All the world a stage”, or so goes the line from As You Like It, a notable quote from a…

  • Dogra Magra
  • Turtles Are Surprisingly Fast Swimmers
  • Belladonna of Sadness
  • Funky Forest: The First Contact
  • Adventures of Electric Rod Boy

12 Lesser-Known Weird and Wonderful Movies from Japan (Taste of Cinema)

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«For better or worse, Japan has gained a reputation for pumping out “weird” cinema. For a country that has produced…

  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Django
  • Death Rides a Horse
  • A Fistful of Dollars

The 15 Best Spaghetti Westerns Ever Made (Taste of Cinema)

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Filmmakers love to take inspiration from the Spaghetti Western. The genre, popular mainly from the late 1960s and the…

  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Unforgiven
  • High Plains Drifter
  • El Topo

The 30 Greatest Westerns In Cinema History (Taste of Cinema)

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The Western is one of America’s unique contributions to culture. It reflects American history and has helped shape the…

  • The Sting
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Casablanca

Ranked: Oscar Winners

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My ranking from favorite to least favorite of the Best Picture winners that I've seen. The last 14 on the…

  • Secrets & Lies
  • The Dead
  • Legend of a Duel to the Death
  • Black Rain
  • Ernest & Celestine

Best Older Films Watched in 2015

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Including the anthologies By Brakhage is cheating a bit.

In: Lourdes. Out: The Tale of Zatoichi Continues.
In: Beyond the…

  • Zatoichi's Pilgrimage
  • Fight, Zatoichi, Fight
  • The Tale of Zatoichi
  • The Tale of Zatoichi Continues
  • Zatoichi's Flashing Sword

Zatoichi Ranked

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My own personal ranking of the Zatoichi films that I've seen. The list is currently being updated as I'm working…