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Watched in 2020

140 films

  • Carne
  • The Dam Keeper
  • Police, Adjective
  • Death of a Bureaucrat
  • The Moderns
  • Detour
  • Equinox Flower
  • My Name Is Julia Ross
  • To Sleep with Anger
  • Taipei Story
  • Double Indemnity
  • Out of the Past
  • The Third Man
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • The Night of the Hunter

romantic as a pair of handcuffs: a noir ranking

96 films

loose ranking, subject to change as I revisit old gems and discover new favorites throughout noirvember

full disclosure: i'm easy…

  • 3 Women
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • All That Jazz
  • Artists and Models

top 100 new-to-me discoveries in 2019

100 films

alphabetical excluding films from the past 5 years

  • Barry Lyndon
  • Bachelor Mother
  • It's My Turn
  • The Lady Eve
  • Burning

Watched in 2019

474 films

So behind in logging that I'm making this list for reference (and I don't trust the notes app)

  • Casino Royale
  • Skyfall
  • From Russia with Love
  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  • Licence to Kill

You Know My Name: A James Bond Ranking

24 films

I'll rank 'em as I watch in chronological order - fingers crossed I don't give up halfway through

[July 2017…

  • Ace in the Hole
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • The 39 Steps
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • The Thin Man
  • Babes in Toyland
  • Holiday
  • Remember the Night
  • The Shop Around the Corner

The Christmas, Christmas-Adjacent, or Otherwise Merry Movie Masterlist

206 films

Christmas Favorites 1-25 Christmas-Adjacent 26-73 Films on Rotation 74-111 Out of Rotation 112-133 Watchlist Candidates 134-

  • Barry Lyndon
  • Bachelor Mother
  • It's My Turn
  • Prescription: Murder
  • Night Must Fall

favorite discoveries of 2019

174 films

on a sliding scale from “discovery” to “favorite”—some are just lesser-known films that surprised me

  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
  • Frances Ha
  • Mistress America
  • Kicking and Screaming
  • Margot at the Wedding

Noah Baumbach Ranked

9 films

keep changing my mind about the order of 4-6

  • It Happened One Night
  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen
  • Lost Horizon
  • Meet John Doe
  • The Miracle Woman

Frank Capra Ranked

12 films

how I like my Capra: Pre-Code, starring Barbara Stanwyck, written by Robert Riskin, not starring Jimmy Stewart