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Favourite Film From Each Month 2015

9 films

Since 2012, rather than relying on the suggested release date for films according to their profiles on Letterboxd, I've been…

  • Enter the Dragon Enter the Dragon
  • Fist of Fury Fist of Fury
  • Way of the Dragon Way of the Dragon
  • The Big Boss The Big Boss
  • Game of Death Game of Death
  • Inside Llewyn Davis Inside Llewyn Davis
  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The Railway Man The Railway Man
  • American Hustle American Hustle

Favourite Film From Each Month of 2014

112 films 2

The past 2 years whilst using Letterboxd I've recorded each new release in one of these lists.

Films are ranked…

  • A Bittersweet Life A Bittersweet Life
  • Secret Sunshine Secret Sunshine
  • Ikiru Ikiru
  • The Great White Silence The Great White Silence
  • Peppermint Candy Peppermint Candy

Top 50 first time watches in 2014

50 films 2

The following 50 films are my favourite new discoveries of the last 12 months. Some are brand new, some are…

  • The Mission The Mission
  • The Fly The Fly
  • Labyrinth Labyrinth
  • Aliens Aliens
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Year of Birth: 1986

10 films 5 13

Ok, so I realise that there are notable omissions such as Top Gun, Crocodile Dundee, Labyrinth etc etc but I'm…

  • Dawn of the Dead Dawn of the Dead
  • Day of the Dead Day of the Dead
  • Zombie Zombie
  • Witchfinder General Witchfinder General
  • The House of the Devil The House of the Devil

A Horrorble Month

48 films 2


Also, through October, I've tried to watch at least one horror film per day. I even blogged about it…

  • The Intruder The Intruder
  • A Bucket of Blood A Bucket of Blood
  • House of Usher House of Usher
  • The Masque of the Red Death The Masque of the Red Death
  • The Pit and the Pendulum The Pit and the Pendulum

Roger Corman Ranked

11 films

Well, as he became my most watched director in 2014, I feel it only fitting to add Roger Corman to…

  • Memories of Murder Memories of Murder
  • Mother Mother
  • Snowpiercer Snowpiercer
  • The Host The Host
  • Barking Dogs Never Bite Barking Dogs Never Bite

...And The Rest Ranked (Directors)

95 films 2 5

Having put together quite a few ranked directors lists over the past 12 months (all listed below) I felt like…

  • A Field in England A Field in England
  • Sightseers Sightseers
  • Kill List Kill List
  • Down Terrace Down Terrace
  • The ABCs of Death The ABCs of Death

Ben Wheatley Ranked

5 films 3 8

I'm sure there's been a hundred or so of these lists cropping up here since his latest film, A Field…

  • Pulp Fiction Pulp Fiction
  • Django Unchained Django Unchained
  • Reservoir Dogs Reservoir Dogs
  • Jackie Brown Jackie Brown
  • Inglourious Basterds Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino Ranked

8 films 1 1

One of my favourite directors who I think, for my generation, will probably be regarded somewhere down the line as…

  • Jurassic Park Jurassic Park
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Jaws Jaws
  • Empire of the Sun Empire of the Sun
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Steven Spielberg Ranked

20 films 1 11

Spielberg is an odd film director.

He's made some truly great films that will be considered classics for years to…

  • Side Effects Side Effects
  • Contagion Contagion
  • Ocean's Eleven Ocean's Eleven
  • Behind the Candelabra Behind the Candelabra
  • Erin Brockovich Erin Brockovich

Steven Soderbergh Ranked

9 films 2 14

Quite a poor showing considering I've only seen 6 of his movies, but even so, I've loved Steven Soderbergh's style…