Top 10 in first-time 2013 rep viewed

This is not necessarily a list of the 10 best films I saw for the first time in rep in 2013 (though A Borrowed Life and Man's Favorite Sport? were instant personal pantheon additions), more like stuff that stayed with me, expanded my conception of Cinema/The World, all that good grandiose stuff. That goes especially for the novelty delight of Vampyres (I'd never seen vampire-themed '70s softcore; what a genre! All the inadvertent laughs and commendable atmosphere the genre nerds had been promising with none of the substance) and Larry Clark's tremendously frustrating Passing Through, viewed the same afternoon as his even more fragmentary/enraged As Above, So Below; two undistilled shots of late-'70s black rage that rewired my brain a…

  • A Borrowed Life

    1

  • Man's Favorite Sport?

    2

  • Xavier

    3

  • Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip

    4

  • Berlin Express

    5

  • Trail of the Vigilantes

    6

  • Passing Through

    7

  • The Only Son

    8

  • Southern Comfort

    9

  • Vampyres

    10