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BBC - The 100 Greatest American Films (2015)

From the BBC's website (www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150720-the-100-greatest-american-films):

America’s films are among its greatest exports. Since Thomas Edison’s innovations in the medium in…

  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
  • Aliens
  • The Addams Family
  • All I Want For Christmas
  • Amityville: It's About Time
  • Amityville II: The Possession
  • Batman Returns
  • The Blob
  • Candyman

In Memory of my friend Ray (1981 - 2015)

Between the ages of 9 and 17, I had a best friend. Not one of many, just one. As they…

  • Berberian Sound Studio
  • The Life of Oharu
  • Computer Chess
  • Lord of the Flies
  • The Act of Killing
  • Drug War
  • Seconds
  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints
  • The Lonely Wife
  • The World's End

The Dissolve: Essentials (2013-2015)

Complete list of movies for Essential viewing based on The Dissolve's Essential Viewing and Essential Retro selections..

See Also: The…

  • The 40 Year Old Virgin
  • Enter the Void
  • The Social Network
  • Lost in Translation
  • Life Itself
  • The Fault in Our Stars
  • Before and After
  • The People Under the Stairs
  • Kill List
  • Oscar

Questions to the Letterboxd community

I love the letterboxd community, there are so many unique people here and even in my short time on letterboxd…

  • Doggiewoggiez! Poochiewoochiez!
  • Everything is Terrible!: The Movie
  • Daisies
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Speed Racer
  • World of Tomorrow
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Tideland
  • Brazil
  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man

My 200+ Favorite Blazin' Films

If you don't already know this, I'm a bit of a stoner. Here are some of my favorite films to…

  • Wish You Were Here
  • Personal Best
  • Fish Tank
  • In Secret
  • Little Darlings
  • A Royal Affair
  • Gas Food Lodging
  • Inventing the Abbotts
  • A Dangerous Method
  • Hysteria
  • It Is Fine. Everything Is Fine!
  • Inland Empire
  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears
  • Resolution
  • Berberian Sound Studio
  • Inside
  • Let the Right One In
  • Pontypool
  • It Follows
  • Father's Day

100 Favorite Horror Films 2000-2014

Recently, a friend emailed me to ask about what I thought were some of the best horror films since the…

  • Gone Girl
  • The Host
  • Akira
  • Birdman
  • The Holy Mountain
  • Inland Empire
  • Brazil
  • Sunshine
  • RoboCop
  • Dredd

Dear Letterboxd

Hello friends, ScreeningNotes here.

UPDATE [7/12/15]: This short review thing isn't working for me. I'm going back to writing longer…

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

They aren't films; they're experiences

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

  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Les Vampires
  • Intolerance
  • Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Way Down East
  • Within Our Gates
  • 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 1167. An easy way of seeing how…

  • À Nous la Liberté
  • Aaron Loves Angela
  • About Time
  • Adaptation.
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • An Affair to Remember
  • The African Queen
  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Master List of The Dissolve's Cable Picks of the Day

One of the late, lamented Dissolve's most popular Newsreel features was the Cable Pick of the Day, which was initially…

  • Watchmen
  • The Dead
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
  • The Thing
  • Scarface
  • Wild at Heart
  • The Wrestler
  • The French Connection
  • Body Double
  • Bronson

Please Recommend A Film!! Please!!!

I've been watching so many good films lately - ranging from Southpaw to Watchmen.I wouldn't have watched Watchmen if it…

  • Boogie Nights
  • Taxi Driver
  • Blade Runner
  • Inherent Vice
  • Close-Up
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Master
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

A Reorganizized Top 100 (If you don't get the reference, get out)

Well, here's another All-Time list that's gonna change right away. It's torture, but I still do it for some reason.…

  • Stagecoach
  • My Darling Clementine
  • Heaven's Gate
  • Wagon Master
  • The Naked Dawn
  • Canyon Passage
  • The Searchers
  • The Tall T
  • Run of the Arrow
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance


Keeping it to 50 because that feels like a good number. Ranked by preference. Unapologetically Ford top-heavy.

Some probably stretch…

  • 3-Iron
  • 5 Broken Cameras
  • 5 Centimeters Per Second
  • 9
  • 90 Minutes
  • A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
  • A Mighty Wind
  • A Short Film About Killing
  • A Short Film About Love
  • A Time for Drunken Horses

Great 60-90 min films (for those days when you just don't have the energy to watch a 3 hour masterpiece)

Doesn't the title of the list explain it well enough? This is a list of 200+ quality "short" films. Easy…

  • Toy Story
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Grease
  • Love Actually
  • White Chicks
  • Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory
  • The Tree of Life
  • King Kong
  • Cinema Paradiso

The ONE movie you would recommend.

I put the question out there on twitter and got a great response. If someone had never seen a movie…

  • The Dancing Pig
  • Entr'acte
  • A Page of Madness
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • L'âge d'or
  • The Blood of a Poet
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Spellbound
  • Rashomon
  • Viridiana

[Genre] Mindfuck, surreal, strange and weird films

A big collection of films that might be considered as strange, mindfucking, surreal and weird. Sorted by year. Suggestions are…

  • Runner Runner
  • Call Girl of Cthulhu
  • Black Sea
  • High Fidelity
  • The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir
  • Jaws 2
  • Tower of Evil
  • Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
  • Eastern Promises
  • Godzilla's Revenge

Scavenger Hunt August 2015 [blackjack and hookers edition]

Welcome to unofficial Scavenger Hunt #5

Since Naughty has passed away RIP naughty, I have decided to make my own…