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Aswin's Director Picks: John Carpenter

9 films

Still need to get to The Fog, Christine, Dark Star, and Vampires. With Ghosts Of Mars, I gotta embrace the camp.…

  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Harold and Maude
  • Amour
  • Images
  • The Invisible Man
  • Upgrade
  • Poltergeist
  • The Iron Rose

2020 Scaries

14 films

I'm gonna make half of this October be first-time watches, and then the second half of October is re-enjoying some…

  • Do the Right Thing
  • 25th Hour
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Da 5 Bloods

Aswin's Director Picks: Spike Lee

4 films

I do love Spike Lee, but I gotta get through waaaay more of his filmography—TBD with finishing this list.

  • Memento
  • The Prestige
  • Dunkirk
  • Batman Begins
  • The Dark Knight

Aswin’s Director Picks: Christopher Nolan

10 films

Sure, The Dark Knight came out my sophomore year of high school and it was the only thing everyone could…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Matrix
  • Alien
  • The Thing
  • Under the Skin
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • The Lighthouse
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Parasite
  • The Farewell
  • Pain and Glory

Aswin’s 2019

13 films

Still need to get around to the Oscar’s list at some point, so I’m missing entries like 1917, Ford v…

  • Get Out
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Lady Bird
  • Phantom Thread
  • Dunkirk

Aswin's 2017

20 films

Favorite films from that year, loosely ranked. As of writing this, I've seen 77 releases from 2017, which is the…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Shoplifters
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Aswin's 2018

10 films

Favorite films from that year, loosely ranked. As of writing this, I've seen 40 releases from 2018, a huge drop…

  • Red Tails
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • The Nest
  • Hardcore Henry
  • The Martian

Films shot (partially or entirely) using a GoPro

6 films

Made this because I didn’t see a similar list anywhere else on Letterboxd. Thought it’d be interesting.

  • Boogie Nights
  • Magnolia
  • Maps to the Stars
  • Safe
  • Short Cuts