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  • Mabel's Strange Predicament
  • A Little Princess
  • The Plastic Age
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed
  • Get Your Man

Women-made Films

616 films

Good and/or notable movies written and/or directed by women, arranged by year. Will continually add more as I see them.…

  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Dirty Computer
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

2018 Releases

68 films

2018 films I've seen, dates based generally on their US release but some will be festival films too. Loosely ordered…

  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Not Wanted
  • Mandy
  • Happy as Lazzaro
  • They Live by Night

New-to-Me Films Seen in 2019

5 films

In order of viewing.

  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • This Gun for Hire
  • Brigsby Bear
  • Die Hard 2
  • Used Cars

New-to-Me Films Seen in 2018

218 films

In order of viewing.

  • 7th Heaven
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Anchors Aweigh
  • Belle Starr
  • Blonde Venus

Classic Blindspots

131 films

Pre-1970 movies I want to see, will be used as a reference for when I’m at the video store. Will…

  • Girlfight
  • Smithereens
  • Appropriate Behavior
  • Seven Beauties
  • The Piano

Strictly Brohibited

19 films

I organize a monthly screening and discussion group in Jamaica Plain, MA that excludes men from the audience. We show…

  • The Addiction
  • Basket Case
  • A Bay of Blood
  • The Being
  • Black Sabbath

SHOCKTOBER 2018

51 films

My forever ongoing horror watchlist, really, I just focus on it more in the fall. Moving stuff to the end…

  • A Woman, a Part
  • All Over Me
  • Appropriate Behavior
  • Black Swan
  • Cabaret

Movies with Bisexual Protagonists

36 films

Movies with bisexual protagonists (not side characters) that aren't super stereotypical or totally shitty. Typically it's overtly stated or shown,…

  • 28 Days Later
  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • Alien
  • American Mary
  • An American Werewolf in London

Horror

164 films

Trying to catch up with horror movies, which I only just discovered as the best genre a few years ago.…

  • Needful Things
  • Moana
  • Paterson
  • The Freshman
  • Stick It

New-to-Me Films Seen in 2017

221 films

In order of viewing.

  • The Shape of Water
  • Lady Bird
  • Get Out
  • Their Finest
  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

2017 Releases

62 films

2017 films I've seen, dates based generally on their US release but some will be festival films too. Loosely ordered…

  • Un Chien Andalou
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
  • Shock Corridor
  • Daisies

Weirdness

133 films

When I say something's weird I mean that as a compliment.