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The End of History

55 films

As the World Trade Centre crumbles, claiming countless lives, irrevocably changing the future of America and indeed the world, a…

  • Duel
  • Something Evil
  • Savage
  • The Sugarland Express
  • Jaws

Neoliberal Comrade Marathon

34 films

James Slaymaker and I are resolved to watch more or less all of Spielberg's features because we hate ourselves. Neil,…

  • The Trial
  • The 7th Annual Live 'On Cinema' Oscar Special
  • The 5th Annual Live 'On Cinema' Oscar Special
  • The 4th Annual Live 'On Cinema' Oscar Special
  • The 1st Annual Live 'On Cinema' Oscar Special

'On Cinema' Oscar Specials Ranked

9 films

It's Christmas for Tinseltown, God willing, and the vicious hoax orchestrated by the Demoncrats won't stop us from celebrating some…

  • Miami Vice
  • Inland Empire
  • Colossal Youth
  • Still Life
  • Klimt

Best of 2006

30 films

  • Aquaman
  • Batman
  • Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

the canon of good superhero/comic book films

20 films

This is a very short list...

Comment below if you think I've missed any.

  • All That Heaven Allows
  • The Apartment
  • Bell, Book and Candle
  • Black Christmas
  • The Box

Christmas Core

33 films

Best Christmas movies. New Year movies count too because I say they do. Will eat the soul of anyone who…

  • Princess Mononoke
  • Porco Rosso
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Spirited Away
  • The Wind Rises

Top 10 Miyazaki

10 films

In honour of the maestro's 80th birthday

  • Still Processing
  • City Hall
  • France Against the Robots
  • Days
  • Siberia
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • After the Reconciliation
  • Agatha and the Limitless Readings
  • Antigone
  • The Apple

100 films directed by women

100 films

for a friend

  • Hamilton
  • Maggie Simpson in Playdate with Destiny
  • Mulan
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • Wonder Woman 1984

Worst Films of 2020

10 films

First time I've ever included the tag 'human rights abuses' in one of my worst of the year lists. Probably…

  • Mission: Impossible II
  • Charlie's Angels
  • Ghosts of Mars
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Essential 21st Century Action Cinema

39 films

aka ultimate avant-garde catalogue

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • A Century of Energy
  • Communists
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • India Song

Fucking Hell

21 films

the movies that completely floor me