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Building the Lightyear Buzz: Angus MacLane’s Pre-Production Recommendations

25 films

The films that Lightyear director Angus MacLane encouraged every crew member to see when starting production on Pixar’s Buzz Lightyear…

  • The 39 Steps
  • 8½
  • 9 Songs
  • Adaptation.
  • Akira

The Films That Inspired Filmmakers to Become Filmmakers

83 films

On Journal, we love to ask filmmakers—from directors, to writers, to actors—which films inspired them to make the celluloid craft…

  • Brian and Charles
  • Brian and Charles
  • Jurassic Park
  • Thunder Road
  • Thunder Road

Life in Film: Jim Archer, David Earl & Chris Hayward

36 films

The filmmaking team behind Brian and Charles answer our Letterboxd Life in Film questionnaire.

Be sure to check the notes…

  • In the Mood for Love
  • Better Luck Tomorrow
  • 8½
  • The Matrix
  • Liquor Store Dreams

The Letterboxd Show: Four Favorites with So Yun Um

38 films

Movies mentioned in season three, episode fifteen of The Letterboxd Show podcast, in which filmmaker and Letterboxd member So Yun…

  • The General
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Home Alone
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Safety Last!

Showdown: Safety Last

20 films

Consensus for Showdown № 146: Safety Last (funniest stunts in film)

  • City of Lost Souls
  • Drive
  • Kamikaze Hearts
  • Chocolate Babies
  • Nashville

The Letterboxd Show: Four Favorites with Elizabeth Purchell

43 films

Movies mentioned in season three, episode fourteen of The Letterboxd Show podcast, in which film historian and Letterboxd member Elizabeth…

  • Amélie
  • It Follows
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Josie and the Pussycats
  • Fire Island

The Letterboxd Show: Four Favorites with Lucy May

51 films

Movies mentioned in season three, episode thirteen of The Letterboxd Show podcast, in which video editor, writer and Letterboxd member…

  • Shaun the Sheep Movie
  • Hairspray
  • District 9
  • 24 Hour Party People
  • My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

Dating the Movies: June

30 films

A selection of films featuring dates (and events that take place on dates) that fall in the month of June—a…

  • The Wicker Man
  • The Other Boleyn Girl
  • Uncut Gems
  • Iron Man
  • The Right Stuff

Dating the Movies: May

31 films

A selection of films featuring dates (and events that take place on dates) that fall in the month of May—a…

  • After Hours
  • Blue Velvet
  • The Conversation
  • Le Bonheur
  • Desperately Seeking Susan

The Letterboxd Show: Four Favorites with Mitchell Beaupre

45 films

Movies mentioned in season three, episode twelve of The Letterboxd Show podcast, in which quiz queen, gritty essay king, Letterboxd…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Love, Deutschmarks and Death
  • Alcarràs
  • Fire of Love
  • Cha Cha Real Smooth

Awards Season 2022—2023

102 films

Welcome to the 2022–2023 motion picture awards season, where we keep track of the major feature film and feature documentary…

  • Brief Encounter
  • The Red Shoes
  • The Happiest Days of Your Life
  • Little Women
  • The Night of the Hunter

Filmmaker Five: Terence Davies

5 films

As his new film, Benediction, comes to US theaters, celebrated British filmmaking legend Terence Davies shares his five favorite films…