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Movie Gifts

52 films

  • The Shining
  • The Innocents
  • The Fly
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • The Devils

Favorite Horror

99 films

  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • The Dead
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
  • Frenzy
  • JLG/JLG: Self-Portrait in December

Towards a Theory of the “Death Film”

42 films

A “death film” is distinguished by some or all of the following characteristics: 1) A plot concerning death or murder…

  • In a Lonely Place
  • Touch of Evil
  • Out of the Past
  • Detour
  • The Big Sleep

100+ Films Noir (2020)

138 films

This weekend I put out a call to my Twitter timeline for lists of ten films noir only, figuring that…

  • Dead Man
  • Clueless
  • Heat
  • Safe
  • Showgirls

1995

15 films

  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Outer Space
  • The Insider
  • The Limey
  • Beau Travail

1999

11 films

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Personal Shopper
  • Phantom Thread
  • Dawson City: Frozen Time
  • The Florida Project

2017

26 films

  • Stop Making Sense
  • Streetwise
  • Love Streams
  • The Terminator
  • Purple Rain

1984

10 films

  • The Kid
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • Street Angel
  • City Girl
  • Tabu

Malick Syllabus

20 films

Terrence Malick doesn’t signpost his influences the way other filmmakers of his generation do. At his best his movies feel…

  • Shoah
  • Out 1
  • Berlin Alexanderplatz
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • Heimat

Megafilms

51 films

  • Mysteries of Lisbon
  • Meek's Cutoff
  • Toni Erdmann
  • Certified Copy
  • Hard to Be a God

Decade '10

25 films

  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • The Lion in Winter

Christmas Canon

33 films