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Bill Hader's "200 Essential Movies Every Comedy Writer Should See"

Aaron

Aaron 200 films 117 41

I don't usually post others' best-of/essential film compilations, since there are too many of them to keep track of, but…

  • The Thing The Thing
  • Dazed and Confused Dazed and Confused
  • The Shining The Shining
  • Se7en Se7en
  • Road House 2: Last Call Road House 2: Last Call
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Let the party begin! Celebrating my wild & crazy 1st year on Letterboxd.

Wow! Just under a year ago a friend posted a link that said "my film diary." I clicked it & found…

  • Harakiri Harakiri
  • Marketa Lazarová Marketa Lazarová
  • Persona Persona
  • Stalker Stalker
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Ordet Ordet
  • Grand Illusion Grand Illusion
  • High and Low High and Low
  • The Earrings of Madame de... The Earrings of Madame de...
  • Death in Venice Death in Venice

150 Films for Cinephiles

Everyone has to start somewhere and although there might be quite a few great lists that introduce people to foreign…

  • Psycho Psycho
  • Halloween Halloween
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Shining The Shining
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • The Haunting The Haunting
  • The Innocents The Innocents
  • The Exorcist The Exorcist
  • Rosemary's Baby Rosemary's Baby
  • The Wicker Man The Wicker Man

Horror Films for Non-Horror Fans

Horror isn't for everybody. As a fan of the genre, It's perfectly understandable. However, some films in the genre are…

  • A Trip to the Moon A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery The Great Train Robbery
  • The Musketeers of Pig Alley The Musketeers of Pig Alley
  • The Birth of a Nation The Birth of a Nation
  • The Bank The Bank
  • One A.M. One A.M.
  • Behind the Screen Behind the Screen
  • A Man There Was A Man There Was
  • You and I You and I
  • Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the…

If We Forget Images, We Forget Everything - My Defense Speech for Silent Cinema

I'm not going to spare my words. In this little "list", which I'd better call "writing", I'm sharing some of…

  • Purple Rain Purple Rain
  • Lake Consequence Lake Consequence
  • Casablanca Casablanca
  • Samurai Cop Samurai Cop
  • Snowpiercer Snowpiercer
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Seconds Seconds
  • White Heat White Heat
  • Strangers on a Train Strangers on a Train
  • Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion

The BEAUTIFULISM movement

What is BEAUTIFULISM? Is it a real word? I don't think it's even in the Urban Dictionary. But that's okay.…

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Forrest Gump Forrest Gump
  • Iron Man 3 Iron Man 3
  • Avatar Avatar
  • Her Her
  • Blade Runner Blade Runner
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Suspiria Suspiria
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God Aguirre: The Wrath of God
  • The Rock The Rock

What is a movie that everybody loves that you don't? (Yet Another Interactive List)

Here we have yet another interactive list. This time the question I'm asking you guys is which critically acclaimed movie…

  • Taxi Driver Taxi Driver
  • Yojimbo Yojimbo
  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • The Master The Master
  • In the Mood for Love In the Mood for Love
  • Persona Persona
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Barton Fink Barton Fink
  • Fight Club Fight Club
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God Aguirre: The Wrath of God

The 25 Favorite Actor-Director Collaborations: A Letterboxd Community Poll for August (with Final Results)

Every film lover has noticed how certain directors work best with certain actors. They understand that particular directors are able…

  • Fight Club Fight Club
  • There Will Be Blood There Will Be Blood
  • Boogie Nights Boogie Nights
  • Magnolia Magnolia
  • The Departed The Departed
  • American Beauty American Beauty
  • Amélie Amélie
  • American Psycho American Psycho
  • Saving Private Ryan Saving Private Ryan
  • Twelve Monkeys Twelve Monkeys

List Of Shame

I've not watched these. I'm not including the ones I'm watching in my October horror fest.

Why haven't I watched…

  • Popeye Popeye
  • The World According to Garp The World According to Garp
  • Moscow on the Hudson Moscow on the Hudson
  • Good Morning, Vietnam Good Morning, Vietnam
  • Dead Poets Society Dead Poets Society
  • Cadillac Man Cadillac Man
  • Dead Again Dead Again
  • Shakes the Clown Shakes the Clown
  • The Fisher King The Fisher King
  • Hook Hook
  • Unbroken Unbroken
  • Foxcatcher Foxcatcher
  • Gone Girl Gone Girl
  • Big Eyes Big Eyes
  • Trash Trash
  • Boyhood Boyhood
  • Birdman Birdman
  • The Judge The Judge
  • Inherent Vice Inherent Vice
  • Fury Fury

What Do You Think Will Win Best Picture This Year?

This seems like it could be a fun idea, especially since most of us have NO IDEA how any of…

  • A Matter of Life and Death A Matter of Life and Death
  • Jurassic Park Jurassic Park
  • 10 Rillington Place 10 Rillington Place
  • Brighton Rock Brighton Rock
  • Hamlet Hamlet
  • The Great Escape The Great Escape
  • The League of Gentlemen The League of Gentlemen
  • The Sand Pebbles The Sand Pebbles
  • Séance on a Wet Afternoon Séance on a Wet Afternoon
  • The Flight of the Phoenix The Flight of the Phoenix

Lord Richard Attenborough RIP

Adam Cook

Adam Cook 27 films 45 26

I don't often make these kind of lists but his significant contribution to British and world cinema, both in front…

  • A Trip to the Moon A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth of a Nation The Birth of a Nation
  • Les Vampires Les Vampires
  • Intolerance Intolerance
  • Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the…
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Way Down East Way Down East
  • Within Our Gates Within Our Gates
  • Orphans of the Storm Orphans of the Storm

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1154. An easy way of seeing how…

  • Only God Forgives Only God Forgives
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Spring Breakers Spring Breakers
  • Eraserhead Eraserhead
  • A Field in England A Field in England
  • Elephant Elephant
  • Valhalla Rising Valhalla Rising
  • Requiem for a Dream Requiem for a Dream
  • The Proposition The Proposition
  • Irreversible Irreversible

They aren't films; they're experiences

Driver

Driver 197 films 593 148

Recently, I've become aware that certain films are able to transcend the medium by being completely self-assured in their atmospheres…

  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
  • Harakiri Harakiri
  • The Man Who Left His Will on Film The Man Who Left His Will on Film
  • Children of the Age Children of the Age
  • Zvenigora Zvenigora
  • A Story of Floating Weeds A Story of Floating Weeds
  • The Goddess The Goddess
  • Osaka Elegy Osaka Elegy

Films with English Subtitles on YouTube

This kind of lists have been made million times but let me create another one!

Trying to update this all…

  • Rosemary's Baby Rosemary's Baby
  • The Blair Witch Project The Blair Witch Project
  • Scream Scream
  • Poltergeist Poltergeist
  • The Hills Have Eyes The Hills Have Eyes
  • Suspiria Suspiria
  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man Tetsuo: The Iron Man
  • The Vanishing The Vanishing
  • Eyes Without a Face Eyes Without a Face
  • Possession Possession

HorrOctober

Not sure whether or not I'll be able to do it this year, but I've always wanted to try. I…

  • Millennium Mambo Millennium Mambo
  • Oxhide II Oxhide II
  • Running on Karma Running on Karma
  • Platform Platform
  • Sparrow Sparrow
  • 2046 2046
  • Romancing in Thin Air Romancing in Thin Air
  • In the Mood for Love In the Mood for Love
  • Exiled Exiled
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

100 Must-See Chinese-Language Films of the 21st Century

This is a response to this list from Film4 of the 100 Must-See Films of the century so far that…

  • Scrooged Scrooged
  • 48 Hrs. 48 Hrs.
  • Blow-Up Blow-Up
  • Cool as Ice Cool as Ice
  • The Intruder The Intruder
  • The Heartbreak Kid The Heartbreak Kid
  • Henry Fool Henry Fool
  • Hard Ticket to Hawaii Hard Ticket to Hawaii
  • Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
  • The Experiment The Experiment

Interactive List: Design Your Own Criterion

I have seen a few lists over the last year that ask the question: Which film would you like to…