2018

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In 2015 I did a list of 1000 recommended films, TV plays,…

  • The Student of Prague
  • Carmen
  • Civilization
  • A Fool There Was
  • Jane Shore
  • Les vampires
  • The Battle of the Somme
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • Where Are My Children?
  • The Poor Little Rich Girl
  • Hearts of the World
  • The Whispering Chorus
  • Broken Blossoms
  • Different from the Others
  • I Accuse
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Golem: How He Came Into the World
  • Way Down East
  • The Affairs of Anatol
  • The Blot

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 280 Films watched
  • 35 Average per month
  • 8.5 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

A Christmas Carol

Jan 1

Last Film

Brigsby Bear

Aug 17

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
113 films
Comedy
79 films
Romance
43 films
Thriller
32 films
Documentary
29 films
Crime
24 films
Western
24 films
Mystery
20 films
Music
18 films
Action
15 films
USA
129 films
UK
102 films
France
10 films
Canada
7 films
Italy
6 films
Australia
4 films
Ireland
4 films
Germany
4 films
Spain
4 films
Finland
2 films
English
275 films
French
10 films
Spanish
9 films
German
5 films
Hungarian
3 films
Italian
3 films
Russian
3 films
Portuguese
2 films
Finnish
2 films
Hindi
2 films

Breakdown

2018 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Watched 178 Added 420

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The Ox-Bow Incident

★★★★½

A tight morality play in the Western genre, with complex performances from the whole cast, but especially Dana Andrews (honestly, he's terrific), Francis Ford (heartbreaking in senile babble), and cocky Anthony Quinn as the suspected rustlers.

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

Big Little Lies
Average weighted rating:

4.4

Lowest Average

9/11
Average weighted rating:

1.4

Most Popular

Get Out
Average weighted rating:

4.1

Most Obscure

Daddy Long Legs

Films watched in 2018

  • Brigsby Bear
  • Gun Fury
  • The Way of All Flesh
  • Ordeal by Innocence
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Election
  • The Beat Beneath My Feet
  • 13 Going on 30
  • The Ghost Camera
  • Massacre
  • Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives
  • Maggie's Plan
  • My Astonishing Self: Gabriel Byrne on George Bernard Shaw
  • Cattle King
  • Hold Your Man
  • Duffy
  • Small Town Blues
  • The World of Suzie Wong
  • Wakefield
  • Angela Carter: Of Wolves & Women
  • mother!
  • Happy Death Day
  • Whistle Stop
  • Fortune Is a Woman
  • Father's Doing Fine
  • Hang 'em High
  • The Oklahoman
  • Riders of the Rockies
  • Black Mountain Poets
  • The Beguiled
  • The Big Trail
  • The Adventures of Tartu
  • The Ice King
  • Meet Mr Lucifer
  • Two Little Pups
  • My Darling Clementine
  • Up the Front
  • Cross of Iron
  • Bedside
  • The Hallelujah Trail
  • The Who: Tommy Live at The Royal Albert Hall
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
  • Mildred
  • The Christmas Party
  • Thunder Over the Plains
  • Custer of the West
  • Go Into Your Dance
  • Cat Ballou
  • Snatches: Moments from Women's Lives
  • Honeymoon
  • Road
  • Nokia Mobile - We were connecting people
  • Guns for San Sebastian
  • Die Spy Kill Kill
  • Twelve in a Box
  • Zoom
  • Capture the Flag
  • Arizona
  • National Theatre Live: Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • 52 Tuesdays
  • Saddle the Wind
  • A Man Called Sledge
  • Fanarchy
  • The Mysterious Mr. Davis
  • Out of the Rubble
  • The Tale
  • Blind
  • Who Killed Nancy?
  • 9/11
  • The Wild Westerners
  • Wombling Free
  • Man Without a Star
  • Private Information
  • 7th Cavalry
  • The Quick and the Dead
  • Beyond Tomorrow
  • Confessions of a Superhero
  • Darcey Bussell's Looking for Audrey
  • Anon
  • Wells Fargo
  • Scarlet Thread
  • The Fall of the Krays
  • The Cariboo Trail
  • Christine
  • Killing Hasselhoff
  • The Unknown Known
  • White Comanche
  • Twice a Judas
  • Hudson and Halls - A Love Story
  • Prisoner of Paradise
  • Grenfell
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass
  • Legally Blonde
  • Meet Sexton Blake
  • The Little Match Seller
  • A Very English Scandal
  • The London Nobody Knows
  • 100 Streets
  • Nothing Like a Dame
  • Cameraperson
  • Pete's Dragon
  • The Sessions
  • Doctor Bull
  • Kenny
  • Check and Double Check
  • Glorifying the American Girl
  • Watch on the Rhine
  • Get a Job
  • Straw Dogs
  • The Queen's Lost Cousin
  • Floods of Fear
  • David Bowie & The Story of Ziggy Stardust
  • King Arthur: Excalibur Rising
  • Non-Stop
  • Ted
  • Being Blacker
  • Guest in the House
  • The Cherry on the Top
  • Nothing to Pay
  • Mouse Menace
  • Facing Your Danger
  • Movieland Magic
  • Deception
  • Delightfully Dangerous
  • One Hundred Men and a Girl
  • Come Home
  • Royal Wedding
  • Innocent
  • The Second Woman
  • Soho Conspiracy
  • Dancing on the Edge
  • Secret Mission
  • Fire Maidens of Outer Space
  • Adam Had Four Sons
  • Big Little Lies
  • Waterloo Sunset
  • Someone Else
  • Honeymooner
  • The Secret Life of Bees
  • All the King's Men
  • The Informers
  • Becoming Chaz
  • The Love Goddesses
  • Death Tide
  • Rainy Day Women
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Hidden Figures
  • Left Right and Centre
  • Gasbags
  • Keep It Clean
  • Up in the Air
  • Yield to the Night
  • Dark Angel
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • God Help the Girl
  • Middle Men
  • The Queen's Green Planet
  • The Brain Machine
  • Hoffman
  • Life of Crime
  • Looking for Eric
  • Gone Girl
  • Lady Godiva Rides Again
  • Straight on Till Morning
  • Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War
  • Cheaper by the Dozen
  • American Hustle
  • Back-Room Boy
  • Out of the Shadow
  • Riding High
  • Madame Sin
  • Gayniggers from Outer Space
  • Dater's Handbook
  • Domino
  • The Hundred-Foot Journey
  • Miss London Ltd.
  • Hamlet
  • A Monster in Paris
  • The Cassandra Crossing
  • Jamie Marks Is Dead
  • Fruitvale Station
  • Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill
  • Dave Allen at Peace
  • Wonderwall
  • Walter Wants Work
  • The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
  • Moneyball
  • Birthday
  • Nina
  • Loving
  • Dumbo
  • Juggernaut
  • The Bespoke Overcoat
  • Birthday Girl
  • The Man Who Loved Redheads
  • The Flight of the Phoenix
  • Daddy Long Legs
  • The Silent Child
  • Here Come the Co-eds
  • Broken Blossoms
  • Suite Française
  • The Crucible
  • A Caribbean Dream
  • The Inn That Crossed the Sea

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Highly rated films loureviews missed

  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?
  • Eighth Grade
  • Minding the Gap
  • Shoplifters
  • John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City
  • Blindspotting
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

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