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Roots of Film Noir: Precursors from the Silent Era to the 1940s by Kevin Grant

93 films

All the films discussed in Kevin Grant's 2022 book Roots of Film Noir: Precursors from the Silent Era to the…

  • The Upturned Glass
  • The Furies
  • Dead Man
  • Remember the Night
  • Smiles of a Summer Night

Favorite Films I Saw for the First Time in 2022

20 films

Compared to previous years, I saw very few films in 2022, but these are the ones I watched for the…

  • The Thing
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Evil Dead II
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • The Wailing
  • The Hill
  • The Mask of Dimitrios
  • Stranger on the Third Floor
  • The Lusty Men
  • Split Second
  • Apollo 11
  • Fast Color
  • High Life
  • The Irishman
  • Knives Out

Favorites from 2019

12 films

More of a favorites list than a "Best of" ranking, these are the films I enjoyed most in 2019 (US…

  • 12 Angry Men
  • Ace in the Hole
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • The Bank Dick

Shown at the Library

53 films

These are movies I have introduced, shown, and led audiences in discussing at the Severna Park Library in Severna Park,…

  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Walking Tall
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
  • The Poseidon Adventure

Growing Up with Movies

18 films

Growing Up with Movies is an ongoing list of blog posts dedicated to examining (or reexamining) the movies I grew…

  • Heaven Can Wait
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Straight Time
  • The Driver
  • The Silent Partner


10 films

  • Vertigo
  • Touch of Evil
  • The Defiant Ones
  • Separate Tables
  • Man of the West


10 films