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  • Psycho Psycho
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  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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Keep Track of Sounds

101 films 13 3

Scores/Soundtracks that have captivated me, music that has driven the film, in some cases even made the film for me.

  • Big Trouble in Little China Big Trouble in Little China
  • Jurassic Park Jurassic Park
  • Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch Halloween III: Season of the Witch
  • Road House Road House

#5: Ten reasons why I like ... Dean Cundey

10 films 10 7

Dean Cundey, DP/Cinematographer. It would be strange if you have not come across one of the films he has worked…

  • Psycho Psycho
  • The Haunting The Haunting
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop…
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Belle de Jour Belle de Jour

Filmatic Boners

143 films 2

Films of Favourite

Not Ranked, though I do have preferences, but more a mush of films I have crushes on.

  • Black Swan Black Swan
  • Animal Kingdom Animal Kingdom
  • Lady Snowblood Lady Snowblood
  • The American The American
  • Cemetery Man Cemetery Man

Five by Five

55 films 2 3

A simple, ongoing list of films I have rated five stars on Letterboxd.

*Does not include shorts

  • The Iron Rose The Iron Rose
  • Fascination Fascination
  • Death Watch Death Watch
  • Angst Angst
  • The Hotel New Hampshire The Hotel New Hampshire

Somewhere Under Your Radar

66 films 13 18

Films that I have highly enjoyed but had known little about. Films that I consider not that overly well known…

  • Shotgun Stories Shotgun Stories
  • Le Samouraï Le Samouraï
  • Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
  • Deep Red Deep Red

Outside the Empire Cinema Diabolical Gentlemen Stroke 35mm Film

30 films 2

For a fair few years now I have been listening to film podcasts. They have introduced me to films and…

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Fright Night Fright Night
  • Birth Birth
  • The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

March 2014 (Ranked)

43 films 4

An unhealthy 43 watched in the month of March. Though this is by far one of my strongest months recorded…

  • Assault on Precinct 13 Assault on Precinct 13
  • Halloween Halloween
  • The Fog The Fog
  • Escape from New York Escape from New York
  • The Thing The Thing

#4: Ten reasons why I like ... John Carpenter

10 films 8 4

Oh John Carpenter, what a tremendous run of quality you delivered. Not only directing but composing some of the most…

  • Shadow of the Vampire Shadow of the Vampire
  • Animal Factory Animal Factory
  • The Hunter The Hunter
  • Antichrist Antichrist
  • Light Sleeper Light Sleeper

#3: Ten reasons why I like ... Willem Dafoe

10 films 11 6

Willem Dafoe, an actor who first came to my attention in To Live and Die in L.A and Platoon. He…

  • Shotgun Stories Shotgun Stories
  • Take Shelter Take Shelter
  • The Runaways The Runaways
  • Bug Bug
  • Revolutionary Road Revolutionary Road

#2: Ten reasons why I like ... Michael Shannon

10 films 9

Number two in the Ten Reasons series was a no-brainer. Michael Shannon first made me take notice of him in…

  • Wild at Heart Wild at Heart
  • Face/Off Face/Off
  • Raising Arizona Raising Arizona
  • Adaptation. Adaptation.
  • Vampire's Kiss Vampire's Kiss

#1: Ten reasons why I like ... Nicholas Cage

10 films 7

First in my Ten Reasons series, where I list why I value an actor, actress, DP, director, composer etc. so…

  • The Rover The Rover
  • Under the Skin Under the Skin
  • Her Her
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Joe Joe

Anticipation!

14 films 2

Of course there are loads of upcoming releases that I am excited about, but these are the ones I have…