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Filmspotting Pantheon

52 films

Great movies -- not necessarily the greatest movies -- we have a personal connection to and love so much they're…

  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Master
  • Boogie Nights
  • Magnolia
  • Inherent Vice

Ranked: Paul Thomas Anderson

9 films

All of them good.

  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Rushmore
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Isle of Dogs

Ranked: Wes Anderson

10 films

Updated Oct. 2021 / Post-The French Dispatch (and 2020 rewatch of filmography)

Original Ranking: -Tenenbaums -Rushmore -Moonrise -Isle -Bottle -Fox…

  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Iron Man
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Captain America: The First Avenger

Ranked: Marvel Cinematic Universe

23 films

Haven't seen: Thor 2

  • Out of Sight
  • Traffic
  • The Limey
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Solaris

Ranked: Steven Soderbergh

29 films

Haven't seen: Schizopolis, Kafka

  • 1900
  • 3 Women
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Filmspotting Madness 1970s Shortlist

136 films

Not-so-shortlist of movies likely to contend for the 64 spots in Filmspotting Madness (starting Feb. 2022). Titles may – will,…

  • After Hours
  • Airplane!
  • Aliens
  • Amadeus
  • Back to the Future
  • Brick
  • Anvil! The Story of Anvil
  • Food, Inc.
  • Humpday
  • Moon

Filmspotting Golden Brick Finalists

79 films

Annual award given to our favorite movie that meets the following criteria:

-Not a mainstream/highly publicized movie -Shows a clear…

  • Finding Nemo
  • Toy Story 3
  • WALL·E
  • Toy Story 2
  • Inside Out

Pixar Ranked

20 films

[Unseen: Cars 2, Cars 3, The Good Dinosaur]

  • Zodiac
  • Se7en
  • The Social Network
  • Gone Girl
  • Fight Club

David Fincher Ranked

11 films

I could rearrange the top 5 every day.

  • Blue Velvet
  • Mulholland Drive
  • The Elephant Man
  • Wild at Heart
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

David Lynch Ranked

10 films

Yes, that's right... I still need to see ERASERHEAD (gasp!). And Dune.

Updated: 11/10/20

  • The Searchers
  • Rio Bravo
  • Halloween
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Vertigo

Filmspotting Marathon Awards – Best Picture Winners

69 films

Every Filmspotting Marathon Best Picture winner (in chronological order). Click 'Read Notes' to see the Marathon topic and host selection.