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Films That Placed Highly In The Skandies But Did Not Make The BBC List That Was Just Released

Each of these films placed at #7 or higher in the year of its release. (#7 because 100 films divided…

  • Velvet Goldmine
  • Some Kind of Wonderful
  • Peggy Sue Got Married
  • Valley Girl
  • Le Samouraï
  • The 400 Blows
  • The Last American Virgin
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Miller's Crossing
  • Deep Red

Comfort Movies- Sometimes, I Just Gotta Eat

Comfort films, we all have them. They are our go to movies we watch when we're sad, mad, scared, nervous,…

  • The Kingdom of Fairies
  • The General
  • Metropolis
  • City Lights
  • Drácula
  • Tabu
  • The Old Dark House
  • King Kong
  • A Day in the Country
  • Make Way for Tomorrow

A History of Favorites

Typical '100 favorite films' lists aren't cutting it anymore. It feels too narrow, too uptight. Here's a new list, in…

  • Baby Doll
  • Boom!
  • I, a Woman
  • I, a Woman, Part II
  • Hour of the Wolf
  • Cul-de-sac
  • Night Games
  • Teorema
  • Vixen!
  • Pretty Poison

Posters Hanging up in John Waters' Apartment

Posters showcased on cruddy Baltimore apartment walls in Multiple Maniacs and Pink Flamingos. Talk about wearing your influences on your…

  • RR
  • Perfect 1-3
  • L'ange
  • Pond and Waterfall
  • T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G
  • Dyketactics
  • Menses
  • Thanatopsis
  • Gradiva
  • Berlin Horse

Experimental/Avant-garde/Non-narrative watchlist - RECOMMENDATIONS PLEASE (and possibly YouTube links)

My personal canon is woefully barren of non-narrative films. Recently, I've been dipping my toes into experimental/avant-garde/non-narrative stuff (Benning, Brakhage,…

  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • The Searchers
  • Red River
  • High Noon
  • Shane
  • Unforgiven
  • Johnny Guitar
  • The Wild Bunch
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • Greed

American Cowboy Magazine's 100 Greatest Westerns of All Time

This great list was brought to my attention when I saw it mentioned in a review by William Wood. I…

  • Mulholland Drive
  • In the Mood for Love
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Spirited Away
  • Boyhood
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Tree of Life
  • Yi Yi
  • A Separation
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Mulholland Drive
  • In the Mood for Love
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Spirited Away
  • Boyhood
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Tree of Life
  • Yi Yi
  • A Separation
  • No Country for Old Men

BBC Culture - The 100 greatest films of the 21st Century


Danny 102 films 16 Edit

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.…

  • Blue Valentine
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Shame
  • Short Term 12
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Room
  • Lars and the Real Girl
  • Happiness
  • Fish Tank
  • Atonement
  • 12 Angry Men
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 21 Grams
  • A Bittersweet Life
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God
  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • All About Lily Chou-Chou

what is YOUR favorite film?

inspired by Jack Bower's most recent list, I decided to do an interactive list where you just comment your favorite…

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • The Goonies
  • Explorers
  • Gremlins
  • The Monster Squad
  • The Lost Boys
  • The Gate
  • Phantasm
  • BMX Bandits
  • The Last Starfighter

So Ya Liked Stranger Things?

Stranger Things, or Weird Shit as I like to call it, contains many homages to '80s genre films much to…

  • The Thing
  • Predator
  • Do the Right Thing
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Blue Velvet
  • Possession
  • Thief
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Body Double
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

10 from the 80s

this was a struggle

1 per director

  • The Tree of Life
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Inherent Vice
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Lost in Translation
  • Boyhood
  • The Master

10 From the 21st

Bandwagon list

  • Chunhyang
  • Nambugun: North Korean Partisan in South Korea
  • Marine Battleground
  • Road to Sampo
  • Mandala
  • Assassin
  • A Female Boss
  • Promise of the Flesh
  • My Hometown
  • The March of Fools

Feature-Length Films Legally Available On Youtube

Channel names listed, subtitles should be provided for all non-English films on this list.

Not all of these films share…

  • Fight Club
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Drive
  • The Godfather
  • Inception
  • Scarface
  • The Boondock Saints
  • Pulp Fiction

The Boring Straight Boy Canon

Films that boring straight boys like. Recommendations are welcome.

++I apologise if I have offended you with this joke list,…

  • The Social Network
  • Whiplash
  • Legally Blonde
  • 555
  • The Abomination
  • Al Filo Del Terror
  • American Nightmare
  • Appointment with Fear
  • Attack of the Beast Creatures
  • Attack of the Killer Refrigerator
  • Birds of Prey
  • Beauty Queen Butcher
  • Berserker


Every movie reviewed in our first book, BLEEDING SKULL! A 1980s TRASH-HORROR ODYSSEY (Headpress, 2013). Grab a copy here.


  • The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
  • Déjà Vu
  • The Hunger
  • Man on Fire
  • The Last Boy Scout
  • Unstoppable
  • Crimson Tide
  • Days of Thunder
  • Domino
  • Top Gun

Tony Scott - Filmography Ranked

"My stories are pretty simplistic, but the characters are always complex and always right, and that comes from the script…