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  • Alligator
  • Pig
  • The Birds
  • Kedi
  • Lamb
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • I Know Where I'm Going!
  • A Canterbury Tale
  • Babette's Feast
  • Where Is My Friend's House?

Feelgood Film

11 films

It’s a tough time and you might want to watch something upbeat, life-affirming, inspiring.

  • The Double Life of Véronique
  • Crimson Tide
  • Starship Troopers
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Lone Star

1990s favorites

12 films

  • The Given Word
  • First Reformed
  • Corpus Christi
  • Black Narcissus
  • The Devils
  • 1900
  • Wizja lokalna 1901
  • 1902
  • New York Ghetto Fishmarket 1903
  • The Great Toronto Fire, Toronto, Canada, April 19, 1904

1900–2000

99 films

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3 films

  • The Ascent
  • Blow-Up
  • Big Night
  • Raw
  • Caché

Favorite Endings

8 films

My favorite movie endings. By which I mean the last shot or scene, the way the experience is wrapped up;…

  • Grand Illusion
  • Black Narcissus
  • Throne of Blood
  • Paths of Glory
  • Peeping Tom

Recommendations

33 films

These are the movies I find myself eagerly recommending to friends most often. You won't find acclaimed masterpieces on here…

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Coherence
  • The Gift
  • Don't Breathe
  • The Guest
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Throne of Blood
  • Elevator to the Gallows
  • Fail Safe
  • The Battle of Algiers

More Nonobvious Favorites

10 films

A few more 5-star films you maybe haven't heard of, perhaps. Art students, I know you've seen at least four…

  • Coma
  • Marathon Man
  • The Conversation
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Hairanoia

14 films

1970s hair + paranoia

  • Pulp Fiction
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Death Proof
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Tarantino Thoughts

8 films

I titled this "thoughts" hoping to do more than simply rank Tarantino's films. Ranking is silly. And yet, if I'm…