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  • Santa Sangre
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • Prospero's Books
  • Butoh: Body on the Edge of Crisis
  • Under the Silver Lake
  • You Won't Be Alone
  • Bestia
  • Hellbender
  • Flee
  • We're All Going to the World's Fair

2022 favorites

8 films

  • The Fall of Communism as Seen in Gay Pornography
  • No. 10
  • The Saragossa Manuscript
  • Coming Apart
  • One-Tenth of a Millimeter Apart
  • The Wolf House
  • November
  • Crimson Peak
  • Evolution
  • Spring

Perverse fables for the troubled

30 films

Glimpses of the fantastic, through a critical/ironic eye, rooted in ugly historical (and not so historical) realities. Because in these…

  • Benediction
  • The Grandmother
  • Watcher
  • Bernstein's Wall
  • Nope
  • Sleepwalk
  • Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
  • When Pigs Fly
  • The Bowery
  • Stranger Than Paradise

Pre-gentrification urban experiences

35 films

NYC, Berlin, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles etc, back in the day

  • Resolution
  • The Endless
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Personal Shopper
  • The Invitation

High Anxiety (for fans of Evenson and Robbe-Grillet)

54 films

I watch a fair number of dark/horror movies, but only like very few of them. Here are some that meet…

  • Bulbbul
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • Forgotten
  • I'm No Longer Here
  • Lingua Franca
  • The French Dispatch
  • The Velvet Underground
  • No Man of God
  • Swan Song
  • The Sparks Brothers

2021 favorites

8 films

  • Possessor
  • Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters
  • Kindred
  • Night of the Kings
  • Those Who Deserve To Die

2020 Favorites

13 films

  • Monsoon
  • Our Time Machine
  • Tito
  • Twilight's Kiss
  • Bacurau

2019 Favorites

9 films