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Essential films by Millennial directors

47 films

A list of great films (plus a comedy special) by directors born between the years 1980 and 1996. Suggestions welcome!

  • The Muppet Movie
  • The Perfect Storm
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Muppets Haunted Mansion
  • The Princess and the Frog

a complete list of all movies discussed on "watch this"

39 films

"watch this" is the movie commentary podcast where cinephile meets YouTube Pooper and theatre kid. Kinda like Rifftrax, but if…

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • The Humans
  • Encanto
  • Nomadland
  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Ranking every new movie during the 2020's that I see (continually updating)

82 films

Not counting TV/streaming specials like the Disney Family Singalongs or Bo Burnham: Inside, short films, miniseries, or proshots of musicals…

  • 9
  • 300
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • American Pop
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

My nominations for National Film Registry 2022 (FINALIZED)

50 films

Every December, 25 movies are inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, who encourages the public…

  • 9
  • 300
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • American Pop
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

My nominations for National Film Registry 2022 (longlist)

75 films

Every December, 25 movies are inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, who encourages the public…

  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Tiny Furniture
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Malcolm & Marie
  • Valley of the Dolls

Movies whose full titles can be perfectly and comfortably sung to the tune of "We Are Number One"

84 films

here's a little lesson in trickery

also, this can't be just any five-syllable title, it has to fit the rhythm…

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • La La Land
  • Licorice Pizza
  • My Fair Lady
  • Licorice Pizza
  • Assassination Nation
  • mother!
  • Brigsby Bear
  • Hive

I Can't Believe It's Not A24!

43 films

A selection of movies that A24 could have made/distributed in any of the alternate universes they didn't show in Everything…

  • Spirited Away
  • The Incredibles
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Ratatouille
  • Beauty and the Beast

How Schaffrillas would theoretically rank the Annie Award winners for Best Animated Feature if he did a ranking video on them

37 films

including winners of the Independent Animated Feature category, though I feel like they could not be part of the official…

  • Black Conflux
  • Chungking Express
  • The Flying Luna Clipper
  • Girlfriends
  • Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench

If I were the guest director for the Telluride Film Festival

8 films

Every year the Telluride Film Festival has a different Guest Director (usually a filmmaker) who serves as a key collaborator…

  • Chicago
  • The Princess and the Frog
  • Blizzard
  • Big Fish
  • Battle of the Sexes

The WTCU (Watch This Cinematic Universe)

26 films

Just randomly decided to try and make a Cinematic Universe out of all the movies covered on my podcast, Watch…

  • Big Fish
  • Little Fish
  • Joy
  • Pain
  • Mean Girls