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  • Diary of a Madman
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The Last 100 Films I Loved (following Willow's lead)

100 films

Following the lead of Willow Catelyn and Alyssa Heflin.

Descending order, from most recent viewing to oldest. First viewings only.…

  • Fantômas
  • The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'
  • Alias Jimmy Valentine
  • The Cheat
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • Cure
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Splatter: Naked Blood
  • Mahjong

1990-1999: 100 Favorites

100 films

Features only.

  • Passage of Venus
  • Sallie Gardner at a Gallop
  • Buffalo Running
  • Human Figure in Motion
  • Boat Leaving the Port

The Essentials / My Favorites

585 films

Chronological. Always evolving.

  • Cure
  • Splatter: Naked Blood
  • In the Mouth of Madness
  • The Mangler
  • The Stendhal Syndrome
  • A Nightmare
  • The Merry Skeleton
  • The Haunted Curiosity Shop
  • The Infernal Cauldron
  • Satan at Play

The Essentials: Horror

409 films

Chronological. Subject to constant change. I ran a 2018 horror poll for Cinematary and wrote some thoughts on the genre…

  • Inferno
  • Suspiria
  • Opera
  • Tenebre
  • Sleepless

King Dario

23 films

Ranked according to personal preference. I really like all of these, and love most of them.

Subject to constant change.

  • The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'
  • Greed
  • The Bells
  • The Show
  • The Unknown

Cinema of Obsession

178 films

Work in progress. Subject to constant change. Recommendations welcome.

  • The Hands of Orlac
  • The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
  • M
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • Murders in the Zoo

The Essentials: Slasher (Proto --> Giallo --> Golden Age --> Post)

190 films

The American slasher that was formalized and calcified in the late '70s/early '80s did not come out of nowhere; in…

  • Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
  • Bright Future
  • Hazard
  • Virtuosity
  • 2019: After the Fall of New York

Virtual Viewings w/ Kevin

8 films

Quasi-regular long-distance viewings with my literal bro.

  • Annabelle Serpentine Dance
  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Kingdom of the Fairies
  • The Merry Frolics of Satan
  • Dante's Inferno


262 films

Hallucinatory, hyper-sensory, weird. Chronological. Subject to constant change.

  • Journey to the Shore
  • Knock Knock
  • No Home Movie
  • Blackhat
  • The Assassin

2015's Top 15

15 films

Global premiere dates. Features only.