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  • Mary and Max
  • Black Swan
  • Shadow of the Vampire
  • The Social Network
  • The Stone Tape


29 films

“But what should I rennnnnt?”

This is my list of movies to rent at Scarecrow Video, to avoid staring at…

  • The Master
  • Tokyo Story
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Crash
  • Beau Travail

Top 100

100 films

The first ten is my top ten but it’s not in order past that.

  • Pickpocket
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Lola Montès

Catching Up

104 films

With absolutely no urgency, here’s a list of one film from each director on TSPST’s lists of the top 250…

  • Holiday
  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller
  • It Happened One Night
  • My Man Godfrey
  • La Chinoise
  • Citizen Kane
  • Parasite
  • TÁR
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Fargo

The Right Stuff

10 films

Oscar fans, this Showdown will have you in 7th heaven. As we welcome the Academy to Letterboxd, which of the…

  • TÁR
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Crimes of the Future
  • Aftersun

Best of 2022

10 films

My favorite movies of 2022, ordered. Changes may come, since there are some interesting flicks I haven't seen yet.


  • Ganja & Hess
  • Let the Right One In
  • Nosferatu
  • Near Dark
  • Only Lovers Left Alive

Vampires I Have Known and Loved

27 films


- Western vampires only, so no Mr. Vampire - Must be about vampires, not just include them, so no…

  • Shadows in Paradise
  • The White Reindeer
  • Clearcut
  • Edge of the Knife
  • Sissi

Boofest 2023

50 films

Wherein michele_blue and I have a running Thursday movie date. Each movie has a link to the one before it.…

  • All the King's Men
  • A Face in the Crowd
  • …And the Fifth Horseman Is Fear
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Z

On Authoritarian Beliefs

24 films

This is a working personal canon; I haven’t seen a few of these and I may have forgotten others that…

  • Fargo
  • Snowpiercer
  • The Thing
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Let the Right One In

Great White

10 films

Calling all snow angels: this Showdown celebrates the blizzard of films that feature sky crystals as a significant production element.…

  • Wanted for Murder
  • The Upturned Glass
  • Bedelia
  • Pool of London
  • Uncle Silas

Farran Nehme’s 2022 British Noirvember

33 films

Excellent film writer Farran Nehme is tweeting out a list of British noirs, one per day, throughout November 2022. I…

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Touch of Evil
  • The Rules of the Game
  • The Beaches of Agnès
  • Zoolander

Faces Places

11 films

Let the bullets fly: we’re going uptown Saturday night to Thunder Road for the opening night of the last movie…