• Under the Skin
  • Whiplash
  • Gone Girl
  • Boyhood
  • Nightcrawler

2014 Ranked

Movies will be added and ranked as I see them.

Here's a link to the Cinecism Podcast episode where I…

  • Blue Ruin
  • Joe
  • The Last of the Unjust
  • Gabrielle
  • Refuge

Movie of the Day (and Sunday Double Feature)


Buscemi 167 films Edit

A new series on the Reel Society Facebook page.

Started January 1st, 2015

  • Baraka
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Tree of Life
  • The New World
  • The Better Angels

100 Films with Inexplicably Beautiful Cinematography

Some of the greatest camerawork of all-time, in my opinion.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Tree of Life
  • Andrei Rublev
  • Baraka
  • Come and See

The Greatest Films I've Seen - Revisited (1960-2015)

Eli Hayes

Eli Hayes 150 films 36 9 Edit

Only one film per director.
Loosely ordered.
The Fellowship of the Rings stands for the whole trilogy.
Eleanor Rigby: Her…

  • Suspiria
  • The Omen
  • Ju-on: The Beginning of the End
  • Insidious: Chapter 2
  • Departure

Purely Shocking

Carve Inscribe

Carve Inscribe 297 films 5 Edit

Whether macabre or strange, funny or scary, heartbreaking to downright devastating; these are the most shocking movies ever to cross…

  • There Will Be Blood
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Boogie Nights
  • Raging Bull
  • Magnolia

Top 100-A Somewhat Definitive List of Favorites

Is this as close as I'll ever get? Nah. Will I probably change this constantly and eventually delete it because…

  • Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Godfather
  • Seven Samurai
  • Memento
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Se7en
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Taxi Driver
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Compliance
  • Palo Alto

2015 First Time Watches



• Inherent Vice (2x in theaters)
• It Follows (ditto)
• The Wind Rises (much needed rewatch on…

  • Mommy
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Lilya 4-Ever
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • The Tree of Life
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • The Interrupters
  • Under the Skin
  • Mommy

Instant Treasures: The 100 Greatest Films of 2010-2015

In my opinion, of course!
And only including films that I've seen.
Hardly in order after the top fifty.

  • Under the Skin
  • Gummo
  • Tropical Malady
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Inland Empire

300+ Strange Films: The Mad, Mad Glory of Cinema

Many favorites, as well as a small handful of films that I don't care for... in no particular order (1960-2014).