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  • Viridiana
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • L'Avventura
  • The Last Temptation of Christ
  • A Christmas Tale

chilly scenes of winter

72 films

slipping into something a little more comfortable

  • The Tree of Life
  • mother!
  • Things to Come
  • Knight of Cups
  • Solaris


40 films

talking about a little something i love called the EARTH

  • There Will Be Blood
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Eight Hours Don't Make a Day
  • Greed
  • The Fisher King

class warfare baby!

101 films

you know i love to talk about life under global capitalism. or we can start small w/ the corrupting power…

  • The Master
  • 20th Century Women
  • A Fantastic Woman
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Solaris


12 films

these movies begin as one should, by (gently) belittling the human experience in the context of vast, moving waters 


  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Dreams That Money Can Buy
  • The Potted Psalm
  • Ritual in Transfigured Time
  • Diagonal Symphony

📚 Art In Cinema; San Francisco Museum of Art

98 films

movies mentioned in this book i’m currently on page 20 of, a self described “symposium on the avant-garde film.”


  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Shadows
  • Faces
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Shadows
  • Faces
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Opening Night

sean baker's criterion top 10

20 films

top "ten"

  • Maidstone
  • Wild 90
  • Beyond the Law
  • Meantime
  • Made in Britain

criterion closet: the safdie brothers

76 films

josh & benny safdie, directors of Heaven Knows What & Good Time

all the movies mentioned in their criterion closet haul /…