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Watchlust, 7/2019

141 films

*Vow of silence*

*Death of an over-achiever*

  • Bailey's Royal Buxton Punch And Judy Show In Halifax
  • Julius Caesar
  • The Salvation Army Lass
  • Pericón Nacional
  • Weihnachtstränen

I've watched these... so you don't have to: My additions to letterboxd

1,688 films

Films I've added to the database here. Only listing the ones that have posters attached because the black boxes bore…

  • The Adversary
  • The American Soldier
  • Case for a Rookie Hangman
  • Cuidado Madame
  • Days and Nights in the Forest

Black and white on purpose: 1970 - 2017 and beyond.

388 films

Movies where B&W cinematography is an aesthetic choice, after the industry standard was 100% color. Suggestions welcome!

I think I'm…

  • Rififi in the City
  • Death Whistles the Blues
  • Attack of the Robots
  • Residence for Spies
  • The Diabolical Dr. Z

SCFZ Challenge, 2019: Franco, my dear, I don't give a damn.

70 films

Yoko Ono (as channeled by WBA) designed a 52-week challenge and posted it at SCFZ, guidelines as follows:


  • Pericón Nacional
  • Hasta después de muerta
  • El último malon
  • Juan sin ropa
  • Madreselva

Argentina: movies I've seen (because otherwise I can't keep track of them.)

69 films

If I run out of Mexican movies to watch, Argentina might be the next country I try for completeness on...…

  • Alucardos: Retrato de un vampiro
  • Bala mordida
  • Battle Royale
  • The Waiting Room
  • Bronson

C21: 50 faves

95 films

UNDR CONSTRUCTION. For now, 1-50 are the first version and the titles following (starting with Roma) are candidates for the…

  • Roti
  • Ayirathil Oruvan
  • Nagarik
  • Ajantrik
  • Jagte Raho

India: movies I've seen, loosely ranked

86 films

I've barely scratched the surface -- new worlds to conquer!

For now, I'm including Bangladeshi movies (by Ghatak, at least)…

  • Night Killer
  • Late Spring
  • Caught
  • Down to the Sea in Ships
  • The Fall of the House of Usher

Watchlust: 6/2019

57 films

It's always a good month when I get to watch an Ulmer that's new to me!

  • Севиль
  • The Brick and the Mirror
  • Sevil
  • Pleasure and Suffering
  • The Sealed Soil

Feminist movies from the Muslim diaspora

47 films

Collaborative list -- please offer your suggestions.

Not included: South Asian movies with feminist content that are set in a…

  • The Devil in a Convent
  • The Plague in Florence
  • Häxan
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • The Seashell and the Clergyman

Religion and women's bodies: a collaborative list

66 films

Documenting the ways that religious figureheads claim authority over the workings of woman's bodies. It doesn't have to be Christianity.…

  • Twilight
  • Cada quién su vida
  • La sombra del caudillo
  • Damiana y los hombres
  • Another Dawn

Julio Bracho, ranked

34 films

An uneven director, lots of work-for-hire in his catalogue... but his best are sublime, and he can usually be counted…

  • Love Torn in a Dream
  • City of Pirates
  • Fado, Major and Minor
  • Mysteries of Lisbon
  • The Golden Boat

Raul Ruiz, ranked

16 films

Because sooner or later, everybody makes one. I'll update it as I watch more.

#1 and #2 are the greatest…