RSS feed for Mike

Lists

Sort by
  • Black Sabbath
  • Two Weeks in Another Town
  • Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics
  • High and Low
  • Matango

1960 - 1969 Essentials: Films, Books, Records

128 films

Top 10 in order. The rest are chronological.

Books 01. Last Exit to Brooklyn, by Hubert Selby Jr. (1964) 02.…

  • Passage of Venus
  • The Horse in Motion
  • Buffalo Running
  • Human Figure in Motion
  • Roundhay Garden Scene

The Essentials

467 films

Chronological. Always evolving.

  • Star Wars
  • La Région Centrale
  • Dersu Uzala
  • Je, Tu, Il, Elle
  • Torso

1970 - 1979 Essentials: Films, Books, Records

158 films

Top 10 in order. The rest are chronological.

Books 01. Hubert Selby Jr., The Room (1970) 02. Stephen King, Rage

  • Christine
  • Carrie
  • The Mangler
  • The Dead Zone
  • The Shining

Stephen King

49 films

Ranked as films, not as adaptations.

I'm excluding The Lawnmower Man. Also excluding sequels that are not directly adapted from…

  • Spacy
  • Prince of Darkness
  • The Terrorizers
  • Heaven's Gate
  • Blood

1980-1989 Essentials: Films, Books, Records

154 films

Top 10 ranked. The rest are chronological.

Books 01. It, by Stephen King (1986) 02. Songs of a Dead Dreamer,…

  • A Page of Madness
  • The Man Who Laughs
  • Frankenstein
  • The Black Cat
  • Invisible Ghost

Genre Trauma: Horror

71 films

A thing I wrote: Genre Trauma in M. Night Shyamalan's SPLIT

The term "trauma" is being thrown around rather haphazardly…

  • Folies Meurtrières
  • Love Massacre
  • The Devil Bat
  • Truth or Dare?: A Critical Madness
  • Mad Love
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • The Aviator
  • The New World
  • La Libertad
  • The Black Cat
  • Prince of Darkness
  • Dracula
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • White Zombie

Horror: 100 Favorites

100 films

Inspired by the great Jack Lehtonen, I have shaved my more extensive horror list down to 100 titles.

Ranked. None…

  • The Lords of Salem
  • Halloween II
  • Halloween
  • The Devil's Rejects
  • House of 1000 Corpses

Dig through the ditches

10 films

1-6: Masterpieces! 7: Whatever, man! 8-9: Not good! 10: Couldn't finish!

His albums, ranked (White Zombie + solo).

Some stuff…

  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • Mahjong
  • Barren Illusion
  • Showgirls
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Electrocuting an Elephant
  • Blood of the Beasts
  • Corridors of Blood
  • Titicut Follies
  • The Boston Strangler

Films that scared / disturbed me

56 films

Affect Horror.

Resurrected. A work in progress.