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Hello friends, ScreeningNotes here.

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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…

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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…

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Cinematic Education: Favourite Films of Letterboxd Members

These films represent one favourite film of some of my favourite Letterboxd reviewers. The Letterboxd community is incredibly diverse, in…

  • Melancholia
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  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Journey to the West
  • From What Is Before
  • Under the Skin
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A counterpart to Redfern's list, which is exclusive to the 20th century- a starting point for those beginning to delve…

  • Alien
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  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • Big Fish
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  • Blazing Saddles
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What Should I Rewatch?


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I'm following suit with this "what should I watch?" vote other Letterboxders have been doing so please help!

All 50…

  • The Boys in the Band
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  • Velvet Goldmine
  • Enter the Void
  • Silent Night, Deadly Night III: Better Watch Out!
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
  • Carnage
  • Deconstructing Harry
  • Hollywood Ending
  • Syndromes and a Century

Letterboxd Colors: Rainbow

In celebration for yesterday's historic same-sex marriage SCOTUS victory for equal rights!!

(Yes, I'm including Simon / Sorry color schemes.)…

  • The Hilarious Posters
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  • Lonesome
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American Movies

Most American, more or less. One per director, otherwise it'd just be 30 John Ford and Samuel Fuller movies.

  • Apache Drums
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  • The Fate of Lee Khan
  • The Sentimental Swordsman
  • From the Clouds to the Resistance
  • Francisca
  • Toute une nuit
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underappreciated films


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great films that have fewer than 100 viewers on letterboxd. one per director in chronological order. will update when i…

  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • India: Matri Bhumi
  • Alyonka
  • Anatahan
  • Yanco
  • Castro Street
  • Come Drink with Me
  • Tide of Empire
  • Killed the Family and Went to the Movies
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100 (More) Films for Cinephiles


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Expansion of my first list.

Again, this isn't a canon in any way. Some of these are good, some of…

  • Hidden

Daily Quiz 219: Can you name the correct pairs to reveal the hidden word for each category?

INSTRUCTIONS: In each category, match the pairs by typing both items (left to right) to reveal the hidden word in…

  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart
  • A Hero Never Dies
  • Sparrow
  • Loving You
  • Where a Good Man Goes
  • Drug War
  • Life Without Principle
  • Running on Karma
  • Vengeance
  • Romancing in Thin Air

Johnnie To Ranked


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If there ever were a single filmmaker who could hopelessly complicate-if not fundamentally undermine-the premises of the auteur theory, it…

  • About Elly
  • Amour fou
  • Appropriate Behavior
  • Ballet 422
  • Beloved Sisters
  • Blackhat
  • Buzzard
  • Clouds of Sils Maria
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Eden

The Film Stage's Top 30 Films of 2015 (So Far)

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The Film Stage's 30 favorite films of the first half of 2015.

See write-ups and honorable mentions: thefilmstage.com/features/the-best-films-of-2015-so-far

  • Eega
  • Splash
  • It Follows
  • Freaks
  • The Shining
  • The City of Lost Children
  • Brick Mansions
  • Wings of Desire
  • Shock Corridor
  • Johnny Belinda

Scavenger Hunt 4

JULY 2015 Movie Scavenger Hunt #4!

Begins: July 1st 12:00 AM CST Ends: July 31st 11:59 PM CST!

Drawing Prize…

  • Safety in Numbers
  • Soul Plane

Daily Quiz 220: Can you name the movies that shouldn't be shown on airplanes?

Comment with your score and the time remaining if you get a perfect score.

Can you name the movies that…

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  • Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
  • It's a Wonderful Life
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