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Tight Smaller Films Made By Auteurs Right After Being Traumatized by Making a Big Hollywood Franchise Movie

18 films

A short list of tight small films by talented directors made right after being traumatized by doing big hollywood franchise…

  • Coco
  • The Secret Life of Pets 2
  • Frozen II
  • Onward
  • Soul

The Miseducation of Scarlet Snow

12 films

As some of you may know, I have a kid sister. As in kid. As of this writing, she's only…

  • Isle of Dogs
  • Eighth Grade
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Cold War
  • Widows

Best of 2018

21 films

Though 2018 seemed like a so-so movie year, making this list proved me wrong. This top 20 list is interesting…

  • United 93
  • Children of Men
  • The Prestige
  • Stranger Than Fiction
  • The Departed

Best of 2006

20 films

  • Beastie Boys Story
  • Kajillionaire
  • Soul
  • Bacurau
  • Palm Springs

Best of 2020

20 films

  • Paris, Texas

Trash Cinema Criterion Challenge 2021

1 film

This is adjusted from the original list that someone created on Letterboxd, tweaked by @missrocket, @carlocasas, me and Ramon de…

  • Reality Bites
  • Singles
  • Swingers
  • Clerks
  • Metropolitan

90s Gen-X Cinema

27 films

From slackers to addicts to sexual deviants to mallrats -- the 90s were a golden age for the early 20s…

  • The Shining
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Blade Runner
  • Return of the Jedi
  • Repo Man

40 for 40

40 films

turning 40 this month. holy shit where did the time go? here's a list of my favorite films for each…

  • The Celebration
  • The Squid and the Whale
  • American Beauty
  • The Ice Storm
  • Happiness

Dysfunctional Families Are Where It's at

15 films

Had a conversation with a friend last night about how dysfunctional families are the new normal and how dysfunctional family…

  • Whiplash
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Enemy

Best of 2014

10 films

  • Parasite
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • The Irishman
  • Midsommar
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Best of 2019

20 films

  • Batman Begins
  • Primer
  • Me and You and Everyone We Know
  • Good Night, and Good Luck.
  • Serenity

Best of 2005

16 films