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[subtitles]

8 films

I’m one of those people who watches everything with subtitles or closed captions turned on whenever I can.

Sometimes those…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Batman
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Eternals
  • The French Dispatch

Actively Disliked in 2022

12 films

I'm (still) trying to remove the word hated from my vocabulary. These are the screenings that make that difficult.

(2021.)

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • 1917
  • Hardcore Henry

Films that make me sick, literally.

3 films

Motion sickness and/or migraine triggers, to be specific.

Usually some combination of camera movement, artifacts (blur, chromatic aberration), or strong…

  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

I have a bad feeling about this.

12 films

I have seen an awful lot of Star Wars, and a lot of Star Wars is awful. I keep watching,…

  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • The Lynx
  • Mosaic
  • Safari

browsers, ranked

10 films

  • The Suicide Squad
  • Gunpowder Milkshake
  • In the Heights
  • Army of the Dead
  • The Little Things

Actively Disliked in 2021

15 films

I'm trying to remove the word hated from my vocabulary. These are the screenings that make that difficult. Final 2021…

  • Mutiny on the Bounty
  • Treasure Island
  • The Three Musketeers
  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  • The Evil Below
  • DeepStar Six
  • Leviathan
  • Lords of the Deep
  • The Abyss

under the sea

14 films

darling it's better down where it's wetter take it from me

  • Until the End of the World
  • Snowpiercer
  • The Fog
  • The Lighthouse
  • The Wicker Man

Double Features 2022

6 films

I'm rather fond of double features. (See: Hoop2fer.)

These are the double features I programmed for myself in 2022.

Previously:…

  • The Batman
  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
  • Get Out
  • Triple 9
  • The Cabin in the Woods

Dead Man Honking

21 films

Films where a vehicle’s horn blares because a dead, dying, or unconscious person is slumped over the steering wheel. Bonus…

  • Carrie
  • A Return to Salem's Lot
  • The Shining
  • Maximum Overdrive
  • The Stand

Just King Things Bonusodes

21 films

List of productions discussed in the “Bonusodes” for Just King Things (a monthly podcast about reading the books of Stephen…