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  • Mr. Turner Mr. Turner
  • The Killing The Killing
  • The Devils The Devils
  • Citizenfour Citizenfour

Lightbox Screenings

96 films 1 1

Sometimes I think I should just get my mail forwarded there...

  • Foxcatcher Foxcatcher
  • Big Hero 6 Big Hero 6
  • Interstellar Interstellar
  • Nightcrawler Nightcrawler
  • Gone Girl Gone Girl

Matineecasts

150 films 3

Welcome to wherever you are! A chronicle of the main films discussed over 4+ years of podcasting (a podcast you…

  • Dancer in the Dark Dancer in the Dark
  • Stagecoach Stagecoach
  • Close-Up Close-Up
  • The African Queen The African Queen
  • Belle de Jour Belle de Jour

Blindspots

35 films

An ongoing series where I try to scratch one particular title per month of the neverending 'to-see' list, and follow…

  • Bound for Glory Bound for Glory
  • Doctor Zhivago Doctor Zhivago
  • Easter Parade Easter Parade
  • The Fire Within The Fire Within
  • Funny Girl Funny Girl

The Stack

29 films 2 3

I always have a to-watch pile: Titles I've bought but haven't played yet, movies loaned to me that I want…

  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • The Bad Seed The Bad Seed
  • Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
  • Black Sunday Black Sunday
  • The Blob The Blob

Should I Be Scared?

49 films 2 5

Every year around this time, I look to up my freaky film vocabulary. Past endeavours dragged some classics like HALLOWEEN,…

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Noah Noah
  • Only Lovers Left Alive Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Frances Ha Frances Ha
  • Gravity Gravity

The Blu-Ray Shelf

155 films

The Hi-Def Chronicle of The Right-Hand Shelf of Awesome

  • To Be or Not To Be To Be or Not To Be
  • Harold and Maude Harold and Maude
  • The Shop Around the Corner The Shop Around the Corner
  • Cléo from 5 to 7 Cléo from 5 to 7
  • The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Favorite ‘First Watches’ of 2014

20 films 2

Third year now - trying to watch more things for the first time. Here's some of my favorites so far...

  • What We Do in the Shadows What We Do in the Shadows
  • Sea Fog Sea Fog
  • Top Five Top Five
  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on…
  • The Editor The Editor

My TIFF History

254 films 1

I started attending the Toronto International Film Festival in 2001. These are festival screenings I have attended...

  • Sherlock, Jr. Sherlock, Jr.
  • Enter the Void Enter the Void
  • The Thin Blue Line The Thin Blue Line
  • Antichrist Antichrist
  • Valhalla Rising Valhalla Rising

Netflix Queue

31 films

  • Almost Famous Almost Famous
  • Saving Private Ryan Saving Private Ryan
  • The Godfather The Godfather
  • The Apartment The Apartment
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark Raiders of the Lost Ark

My Favorites

100 films 1 15

  • The Godfather The Godfather
  • The Apartment The Apartment
  • Casablanca Casablanca
  • The Godfather: Part II The Godfather: Part II
  • On the Waterfront On the Waterfront

Ranking The Best Pictures

86 films 3 3

I've seen all 85 winners, including re-watching a few that I hadn't seen in a long time. Here's how they've…

  • Before Midnight Before Midnight
  • The Broken Circle Breakdown The Broken Circle Breakdown
  • Nebraska Nebraska
  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • Her Her

Best of 2013

25 films 1

I saw somewhere in the neighbourhood of 100 films from the last year, and these are the ten that stuck…