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The Films Every Person Should See (A Guide To Film Criticism)

Rather than a favorites list, these are the films I believe are essential to a sustainable dialogue about film, and…

  • Sound of the Mountain
  • Sudden Rain
  • Early Summer
  • Repast
  • Tokyo Twilight
  • Late Autumn
  • Daughters, Wives and a Mother
  • Late Spring
  • Tokyo Story
  • The End of Summer
  • Bad Education
  • The Boy Next Door
  • The Company of Wolves
  • Taboo
  • The Guest
  • Heat
  • Heathers
  • The Housemaid
  • Infamous
  • In the Cut

Homme Fatales

The rarer (onscreen, anyway) male counterpart of the femme fatale. Suggestions welcome.

List criteria:
1. The homme fatale must be…

  • The Lady Eve
  • Baby Face
  • The Furies
  • Ball of Fire
  • Forty Guns
  • The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
  • Meet John Doe
  • Double Indemnity
  • Christmas in Connecticut
  • Titanic
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • The Conversation
  • The Conformist
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Laura
  • Upstream Color
  • The Graduate
  • Punch-Drunk Love

(Some of) The Absolute Best Shit on Netflix, Streaming Right Fucking Now [November 2015]

EDIT: Updated for November

Netflix is an absolutely amazing resource with an absolutely terrible user interface, so I wanted to…

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  • Nosferatu
  • Vampyr
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God
  • Veronika Voss
  • Under the Bridges
  • Metropolis
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • The Blue Angel
  • Stroszek

Top 100 German Films - SCFZ Poll

At the Super Champion Film Zone film forum, we held a poll to discover our community's favourite German films ever…

  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Klute
  • Tourist Trap
  • Alice Sweet Alice
  • Deep Red
  • The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
  • The Red Queen Kills Seven Times
  • Veruschka
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • The Babadook
  • Old Joy
  • A League of Their Own
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Blue Black Permanent
  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • Grace of My Heart
  • Red Road
  • Ratcatcher

The Greatest Films Directed by Women

Scout Tafoya of Roger Ebert.com assembled a list of the "Greatest Films Directed by Women" over on his personal blog.…

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Daily Quiz 368: Can you pick the five answers to each clue?

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

Can you pick the five answers…

  • All This, and Heaven Too
  • Kitty Foyle
  • The Letter
  • The Mortal Storm
  • Waterloo Bridge
  • Back Street
  • Blood and Sand
  • The Great Lie
  • The Little Foxes
  • A Woman's Face

Hollywood Melodrama and 'Women's Films' of the 1940's

I have a real fondness for the so-called woman's films of the 1940s, and in reading about them, found a…

  • Princess Raccoon
  • The Three Lives of Thomasina
  • Little Otik
  • The Blood on Satan's Claw
  • An American Hippie in Israel
  • And Then There Were None
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • Things
  • 24 Hour Party People
  • Action Jackson


Ripping off roobz, but adapting to my own pleasure.

I've asked 25 LBers to recommend me 4 movies I have…

  • 45 Years
  • A Canterbury Tale
  • A Foreign Field
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • A Rather English Marriage
  • A Single Man
  • A Star Is Born
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Abigail's Party
  • Alive and Kicking

Films which made me cry ...

... idea stolen from Matt's 'Tears' list.

These are the films which have made me cry. The ones I immediately…

  • Buzzard
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Heart of a Dog
  • Love & Mercy
  • Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine
  • The Mend
  • Meru
  • Slow West
  • Tangerine

2015 Golden Brick Shortlist

A work in progress...

Inspired by Rian Johnson's debut movie BRICK – and the show's near-constant chatter about it –…

  • Mysterious Object at Noon
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed
  • The Seashell and the Clergyman
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • A Portrait of Ga
  • Something Different
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • The House Is Black
  • Brief Encounters
  • The Arch
  • Wanda
  • Coca-Cola
  • Mystics in Bali
  • The Snake Queen
  • Satan's Slave
  • Perjanjian Dimalam Keramat
  • Dangerous Seductress
  • The Warrior
  • White Crocodile Queen
  • Satan's Bed
  • The Queen of Black Magic
  • The Hungry Snake Woman

every film mentioned in The Pocong & Other Creepy Creatures in Contemporary Indonesian Horror Cinema


pd187 31 films 11 8 Edit

from MONSTER! issue 21

a.k.a. my new indonesian grocery VCD wantlist

  • 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 1177. An easy way of seeing how…