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  • L.A. Confidential
  • Stalag 17
  • Fanny and Alexander
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  • Eyes Wide Shut


30 films

Just a bunch of movies that take place between Thanksgiving and New Years Day. Not specifically holiday movies, but I…

  • Creature from the Black Lagoon
  • Lake Mungo
  • Vampyr
  • Army of Darkness
  • House on Haunted Hill


31 films

Since I've never done it, October 2021 will be my first month of fear, gore, and terror. Trying to stay…

  • The Brother from Another Planet
  • High and Low
  • Band of Outsiders
  • Kuroneko
  • Knife in the Water

Criterion Challenge 2021

52 films

Thanks to Ben for the challenge, although I was a couple of weeks late. Here's the link with the parameters…

  • Inherent Vice
  • A Colt Is My Passport
  • Chinatown
  • Lost Highway
  • The Man Who Wasn't There

Neo-vember 2021

29 films

Some Neo noir faves to keep me productive during a slow month.

  • Seven Samurai
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Right Stuff
  • Once Upon a Time in America

Long Is Good

50 films

I love long movies. That's three + hours I can ignore the mundane shitstorm of modern life. Honorable Mention to…

  • Battleship Potemkin
  • Battling Butler
  • The Big Parade
  • Broken Blossoms
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Silent Cinema

54 films

For years I was immune to the pleasures of silent cinema. Chaplin and Keaton, I had seen and loved, but…

  • Altered States
  • Audition
  • The Babadook
  • The Bad Seed
  • The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

Horror without monsters, aliens, zombies, or masked psychopaths.

127 films

So, creepy and maybe scary, but without the usual tropes. No monsters, no zombies, no Jasons, no aliens. Human monsters…

  • Shadow of a Doubt
  • Psycho
  • Vertigo
  • Strangers on a Train
  • Rear Window

Hitchcock Ranked

51 films

My number one is a moveable feast because so many qualify. The last 15 are ones I haven't seen yet…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The 400 Blows
  • 8½
  • Ace in the Hole
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood

200 Favorite Films

200 films

I don't have one favorite, one #2, and so on, but just movies I love enough to watch many times…

  • M
  • Metropolis
  • The Big Heat
  • Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

Fritz Lang Ranked

36 films

I haven't seen all of Lang's films, but these are my rankings for the ones I have, and the last…

  • Pickup on South Street
  • The Steel Helmet
  • Park Row
  • The Naked Kiss
  • The Big Red One

Sam Fuller Movie Maker

20 films

I'm becoming a Fuller completist, so I own all but one of these, and the three at the bottom I…

  • Ace in the Hole
  • The American Friend
  • Angel Face
  • Angels with Dirty Faces
  • The Asphalt Jungle

Noir and Neo Noir

169 films

Just a list of some of my favorites from the dark side of the street. A few are more noir-ish…