My Letterboxd Season Challenge: 2021-22

This is my list for the 7th Annual Letterboxd Season Challenge. Check out the original challenge here.

  • California Split

    California Split

    ★★★★

    WEEK 1: September 6-12


    LUCKY SEVEN WEEK: Watch a previously unseen film about gambling.

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  • Keyhole

    Keyhole

    ★★★

    WEEK 2: September 13-19


    NORTHERN EXPOSURE: Watch a previously unseen film directed by Guy Maddin.

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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★½

    WEEK 3: September 20-26


    FEMALE TROUBLE: Watch a previously unseen film discussed on the podcast Two Old Queens.

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  • The Way I Spent the End of the World

    The Way I Spent the End of the World

    ★★★

    WEEK 4: September 27-October 3


    ROMANIAN NEW WAVE: Watch a previously unseen Romanian New Wave film.

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  • Dracula

    Dracula

    ★★★★

    WEEK 5: October 4-10


    UNIVERSAL MONSTER WEEK: Watch a previously unseen Universal Monster movie.

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  • The Evil Dead

    The Evil Dead

    Week 6: October 11th-17th

    Watch a previously unseen Video Nasty movie.

  • Angel Heart

    Angel Heart

    Week 7: October 18th-24th

    Watch a previously unseen film prominently featuring the Devil.

  • The Ghost of Yotsuya

    The Ghost of Yotsuya

    Week 8: October 25th-31st

    Watch a previously unseen J-Horror film.

  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    Week 9: November 1st-7th

    Watch a previously unseen Candy Cinema film from Cole Thompson's list.

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    Week 10: November 8th-14th

    Watch a previously unseen film starring LaKeith Stanfield.

  • Yellow Earth

    Yellow Earth

    Week 11: November 15th-21st

    Watch a previously unseen Fifth Generation film.

  • Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    Week 12: November 22nd-28th

    Watch a previously unseen film directed by one of the following animated auterus: Ralph Bakshi, Sylvain Chomet, Don Hertzfeldt, Satoshi Kon, Hayao Miyazaki, Tomm Moore, Bill Plympton, Isao Takahata, or Masaaki Yuasa.

  • Sweet Country

    Sweet Country

    Week 13: November 29th-December 5th

    Watch a previously unseen Meat Pie Western film.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    Week 14: December 6th-12th
    "I've Been Meaning to Get to it..." Week

    Watch a previously unseen film released in 2020.

  • The Thin Man

    The Thin Man

    Week 15: December 13th-19th
    Holiday Films Week

    Watch a previously unseen film set around a holiday. Any holiday.

  • Hellboy

    Hellboy

    Week 16: January 3rd-9th
    No DC, No Marvel Week

    Watch a previously unseen comic book-based film NOT under the Marvel or DC umbrella.

  • Aparajito

    Aparajito

    Week 17: January 10th-16th
    Parallel Cinema & New Indian Cinema Week

    Watch a previously unseen Parallel or New Indian Cinema film.

  • West Side Story

    West Side Story

    Week 18: January 17th-23rd
    One-and-Done Week

    Watch a previously unseen film by a director who has only directed one film.

  • Go Tell It on the Mountain

    Go Tell It on the Mountain

    Week 19: January 24th-30th
    Dee-lightful Week

    Watch a previously unseen film starring and/or directed by Dee Rees, Dee Wallace. Ruby Dee. or Billy Dee Williams.

  • Battleship Potemkin

    Battleship Potemkin

    Week 20: January 31st-February 6th
    Soviet Montage Week

    Watch a previously unseen Soviet Montage film.

  • Her

    Her

    Week 21: February 7th-13th
    Annapurna Week

    Watch a previously unseen film produced by Annapurna Pictures.

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    Week 22: February 14th-20th
    Sensual Healing Week

    Watch a previously unseen Sensual Cinema film from IsabelSandoval's list.

  • Elena

    Elena

    Week 23: February 21st-27th
    Essentially Brazilian Week

    Watch a previously unseen Essential Brazilian film from Lost in Film's's list.

  • Tomb Raider

    Tomb Raider

    Week 24: February 28th-March 6th
    Video Game Adaptation Week

    Watch a previously unseen film adapted from a video game.

  • Melancholia

    Melancholia

    Week 25: March 7th-13th
    Arthouse Sci-Fi Week

    Watch a previously unseen Arthouse Sci-Fi film from Rob's list.

  • Oscar and Lucinda

    Oscar and Lucinda

    Week 26: March 14th-20th
    Southern Exposure: Gillian Armstrong Week

    Watch a previously unseen film directed by Gillian Armstrong.

  • Roma

    Roma

    Week 27: March 21st-27th
    Best of the Best (Picture) Week

    Watch a previously unseen Best Picture nominated film considered to be the best by the Letterboxd community.

  • Amores Perros

    Amores Perros

    Week 28: March 28th-April 3rd
    Anthology Film Week

    Watch a previously unseen anthology film.

  • Kinetta

    Kinetta

    Week 29: April 4th-10th
    Greek Weird Wave Week

    Watch a previously unseen Greek Weird Wave film.

  • Born in Flames

    Born in Flames

    Week 30: April 11th-17th
    Lesbian Stories Week

    Watch a previously unseen film featuring a lesbian story as dictated by Sarah's list.

  • Around the World in Eighty Days

    Around the World in Eighty Days

    Week 31: April 18th-24th
    Classic Performers: Marlene Dietrich Week

    Watch a previously unseen film starring Marlene Dietrich.

  • American Pop

    American Pop

    Week 32: April 25th-May 1st
    Jukebox Musical Week

    Watch a previously unseen jukebox musical film.

  • The Last Picture Show

    The Last Picture Show

    Week 33: May 2nd-8th
    Past Hosts Week

    Watch a previously unseen film from either Monsieur Flynn's Movies to See Before Your End Credits list, kurt k's Personal Cannon list, or my own A Hundred or So of My Favorites list.