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  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • The New World
  • Last Year at Marienbad

Watched in Quarantine

55 films

March 24 - July 10, 2020

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Under the Skin
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Boo! A Madea Halloween
  • Evil Dead II

Red Eye Highlights: Cinema Seen Stoned

38 films

Started indulging in the good stuff recently and rediscovered my love of movies. Thanks a lot, California.

Listed are my…

  • A Page of Madness
  • Dante's Inferno
  • Faust

RESCORING SILENCE: Custom playlists for silent cinema

3 films

A new experiment. 

Step 1: Pick a silent film

Step 2:  Open music streaming service, shuffle your liked tracks

Step…

  • Spirited Away
  • Princess Mononoke
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • Howl's Moving Castle

Ranked: Hayao Miyazaki films

11 films

My favorite director of animation. Numbers 1 and 2 are virtually tied and there's a sizable gap between Ponyo and…

  • Green Book
  • The Shape of Water
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • The English Patient
  • Braveheart

Unseen Best Picture Winners

42 films

Films will be removed as I see them.

  • Captain Phillips
  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
  • Fearless
  • The Fox and the Hound
  • Philadelphia

I cried

13 films

Movies don't often make me cry, in fact I'd say it's a rarity. There are quite a few that have…

  • The Grandmaster
  • Something in the Air
  • Prisoners
  • Don Jon
  • Gravity

College Theater Trips

76 films

Every movie I watched in theaters during my time at Ithaca College.

Best film: Under the Skin Worst film: The…

  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Mandy
  • Suspiria
  • Hereditary
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

2018 RANKED

22 films

In progress

  • Parasite
  • Marriage Story
  • The Lighthouse
  • Midsommar
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

2019 RANKED

20 films

  • Avatar
  • Enemy
  • Gravity
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Hell or High Water

Double Takes

19 films

Here's a list of everything I've seen twice or more in theaters.

As always, details are in the notes.

  • Harakiri
  • Seven Samurai
  • Yojimbo
  • Samurai Rebellion
  • Sanjuro

Samurai Films RANKED

35 films

Probably my favorite genre overall, I have never seen a samurai film that I didn't enjoy on some level.

Here…

  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Star Wars
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens