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  • She Wore a Yellow Ribbon She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
  • The Searchers The Searchers
  • Fort Apache Fort Apache
  • Sergeant Rutledge Sergeant Rutledge

10 favorite John Ford films

10 films 2

I haven't watched all 140+ of Ford's films, but I have seen a sizable number. Here are my 10 favorites.…

  • True Grit True Grit
  • 13 Assassins 13 Assassins
  • Of Gods and Men Of Gods and Men
  • The Fighter The Fighter
  • The King's Speech The King's Speech

2010 in review

21 films

  • A Simple Life A Simple Life
  • The Forgiveness of Blood The Forgiveness of Blood
  • The Innkeepers The Innkeepers
  • Win Win Win Win
  • Haywire Haywire

2011 in review

31 films

I saw these movies, and they were released in 2011. Ranked in order of how much I liked them.

  • Key of Life Key of Life
  • The Avengers The Avengers
  • Brave Brave
  • The Iran Job The Iran Job
  • The Central Park Five The Central Park Five

2012 in review

31 films 1

Surprise! I didn't see that many movies released in 2012. Here's a list of everything I saw that year, from…

  • Upstream Color Upstream Color
  • Mud Mud
  • The World's End The World's End
  • Frozen Frozen
  • Drug War Drug War

2013 in review

26 films 2

These are of the best movies I saw that were released in 2013.

These are also the only movies I…

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Big Trouble in Little China Big Trouble in Little China
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward…
  • The Third Man The Third Man
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane

A bunch of movies I like

46 films 2

Thinking about super-specific ordering of big lists makes me anxious, and I don't want to be that anxious. So here…

  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward…
  • Infernal Affairs Infernal Affairs
  • Summer Wars Summer Wars
  • Hot Fuzz Hot Fuzz
  • The Son The Son

Decade in review: my 20 favorite films from 2000 - 2009

20 films

Favorite =/= best, in any objective sense, though that does play into it somewhat.

Also, Zoolander is #21, in case…

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Big Trouble in Little China Big Trouble in Little China
  • The Innkeepers The Innkeepers
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane

Favorite films

12 films

There are the movies I can watch repeatedly without getting bored. There're not necessarily the best movies ever (though some…

  • Wife, Husband and Friend Wife, Husband and Friend
  • When Tomorrow Comes When Tomorrow Comes
  • Ossessione Ossessione
  • Double Indemnity Double Indemnity
  • Mildred Pierce Mildred Pierce

James M. Cain in film

19 films 2 2

American author James M. Cain was one of the "holy trinity" of authors associated with the hardboiled fiction movement (along…

  • Big Trouble in Little China Big Trouble in Little China
  • The Thing The Thing
  • Halloween Halloween
  • The Fog The Fog
  • Escape from New York Escape from New York

John Carpenter - ranked

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John Carpenter made some great movies. He also made a lot of OK movies and some terrible ones. Lots of…

  • Strangers on a Train Strangers on a Train
  • The Blue Dahlia The Blue Dahlia
  • The Unseen The Unseen
  • Double Indemnity Double Indemnity
  • The Big Sleep The Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler on the silver screen

14 films 2 3

This is a list of movies that were either adapted from Chandler's novels or were screenplays written by Chandler. Raymond…

  • Fargo Fargo
  • Miller's Crossing Miller's Crossing
  • Barton Fink Barton Fink
  • A Serious Man A Serious Man
  • The Big Lebowski The Big Lebowski

The films of Joel & Ethan Coen (ranked)

15 films 7

My favorite films by Joel and Ethan Coen, in order. I'm just sticking to their directorial efforts. I like the…