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Skandies Eligible 2018 (That I Care About)

27 films

I vote in the Skandies. Eligible films are based on NYC commercial releases. Keeping track of everything would kill my…

  • 10 on Ten
  • 12 and Holding
  • 1900
  • 21 Up
  • 25 Carat

The Unwatched Heap (Physical Edition)

626 films

All the physical media I have I ain't watched. Yes, this is embarrasing, both in size and in failure to…

  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2
  • Love Story
  • Waru
  • Mysterious Object at Noon

Anti-Auteurist Filmmaking

5 films

Films that are directed in a non-auteurist way, ceding major elements of creative control to people who are not the…

  • Captain Conan
  • Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist
  • Autumn Tale
  • Leila
  • An Affair of Love

Skandies Blindspots

39 films

What I've missed seeing among top 20 winners, 1996-2016. ...

  • 8½
  • 2046
  • The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
  • 101 Reykjavik
  • 12 Angry Men

From Logging To Letterboxd

2,501 films

Since 1997 I've been logging everything I watched, with intermittent commitment and wildly disparate level of details. (I was especially…

  • Leviathan
  • At Sea
  • On An Unknown Beach
  • Dead Slow Ahead

I'm On A Boat!: Avant-Hard At Sea

4 films

Avant-garde filmmaking is like fishing: it's more awesome when you do it on a boat. Remind me who I'm forgetting.

  • 20th Century Women
  • About Time
  • Alice in the Cities
  • All the Real Girls
  • Amélie

Gentle Cinema 2: Crowdsourced Edition

94 films

Hi all,

So my list of Gentle Cinema went off something fierce. I had something very specific in mind, but…

  • 10 Items or Less
  • After Life
  • After the Storm
  • Alamar
  • April Story

Gentle Cinema

72 films

Pleasant people doing pleasant things and there's not much drama and you just kind of feel lovely about the world.…

  • Hickey & Boggs
  • Night Moves
  • Cops and Robbers
  • Report to the Commissioner
  • The Dion Brothers

RIIL: 70s American Crime

40 films

I posted a thing to a group asking to recommend movies if I liked PRIME CUT, THE SILENT PARTNER, POINT…

  • Phase IV
  • The Driver
  • Vanishing Point
  • Rolling Thunder
  • Electra Glide in Blue

My 70s American Alternacanon

42 films

The 70s are my favourite decade for American filmmaking. Here's a list of some films that aren't on the Sight…

  • American Made
  • War Dogs
  • Gold
  • Blow
  • American Hustle

Wants to be GOODFELLAS. Isn't.

16 films

Note: CASINO is not included because a) it wants to be CASINO and b) it's fucking awesome, screw you all.

  • Ghostwatch
  • The Silent Partner
  • Lady Terminator
  • Phase IV
  • Solaris

Noncanonical: Personal Favorites

44 films

This is not a definitive list of "the best" or "my favourite" films, because who the fuck needs someone else…