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  • Crooklyn
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Daddy's little girl

29 films

Father-daughter duos (including one in-law and two surrogates) so inspired they ought to serve as role models (or cautionary tales).

  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • The Gold Rush
  • Rio Bravo
  • It's a Wonderful Life

Sam & Son Screen the Classics

58 films

My five year old and I make our way through Ty Burr's "Best Old Movies For Families."

  • The African Queen
  • Alice Adams
  • All About Eve
  • Aparajito
  • Arsenal

Pauline Kael's favorite films(in one way or another)

277 films

Missing from letterboxd: -Day Dreams(1928) -A Girl in the Mist (1955) -Swing Shift Director's Cut (1984)

  • Gloria
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • True Grit
  • Mona Lisa
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Hell hath no fury like a woman armed

32 films

Some express their fury more quietly than others (whether through blades, pistols, wits or bunnies), but these are all ladies…

  • Gloria
  • Crooklyn
  • His Girl Friday
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • La Strada

Girls, dames, femmes fatales, sweethearts: women!

140 films

As a life-long cinemaphilic mama's boy and the father of two emerging women, I've long been fascinated by actresses being…

  • The Jungle Book
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Akira
  • Dumbo
  • Mary and Max

Animation: i-fi

74 films

Freed of much of the distortion of reality these films' imaginative fidelity sharpened my awareness of the fantastic and despairing…

  • 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her
  • 21 Days
  • 8½
  • A Brief History of Time
  • A Brighter Summer Day


1,125 films

FilmStruck / Criterion Collection streaming.

List available thanks to Tyler

  • The Jungle Book
  • Blade Runner
  • Brazil
  • Chinatown
  • Jaws
  • The King and the Mockingbird
  • When the Wind Blows
  • The Hand
  • The Cat with Hands
  • Mind Game

Underrated: Animation

199 films

Hat tip to Adam Cook.

  • The Godfather
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Harakiri
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Hellboy
  • Muriel's Wedding