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The Films That Inspired Filmmakers to Become Filmmakers

51 films

In our editorial arm, we love to ask filmmakers—from directors, to writers, to actors—which films inspired them to make the…

  • All These Sons
  • as of yet
  • The Beta Test
  • A Carcaça da La Ursa
  • Censor

2021 Films by Letterboxd Filmmakers

27 films

A list of films made by filmmakers who are Letterboxd members that premiered or were released in 2021. Suggestions are…

  • The Match Factory Girl
  • Katzelmacher
  • Horoscope
  • A Swedish Love Story
  • Help Me, Eros

Filmmaker Five: Ena Sendijarević on Take Me Somewhere Nice’s Influences

5 films

To celebrate the US release of Take Me Somewhere Nice, the film’s writer-director Ena Sendijarević has carefully selected five movies…

  • Shakedown
  • That Certain Summer
  • 1985
  • Pink Narcissus
  • Song of Love

10 Underseen Queer Films to Watch During Pride Month

10 films

From documentaries about Black lesbian sex workers to low-budget dramas about the AIDS crisis, writer Kaiya Shunyata selects ten underseen…

  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • The Dark Knight
  • Se7en
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Gone Girl

Showdown: Resident Evil

20 films

Consensus for Showdown № 123: Resident Evil (your smartest film villains)

  • Ema
  • Set It Off
  • By Hook or by Crook
  • Bound
  • La Leyenda Negra

Pride is a Riot: 20 Films Celebrating Crime, Chaos and Queer Joy

20 films

For Pride 2021, writer and festival programmer Shayna Maci Warner curates twenty films, in no ranked order, that exemplify queer…

  • A Silent Voice
  • The Farewell
  • Dou kyu sei – Classmates
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • Us and Them

Asian Women Directors: The Official Top 100 Narrative Feature Films

100 films

This list of the 100 highest rated narrative feature films directed by Asian women is current as at May 25,…

  • The Elephant Man
  • The Machinist
  • The Dark Knight
  • Vice
  • Monster

Showdown: Metamorphosis

20 films

Consensus for Showdown № 122: Metamorphosis (your favorite actor transformations)

  • Chan Is Missing
  • Better Luck Tomorrow
  • The Grace Lee Project
  • Saving Face
  • In Between Days

Ten Underrated Asian American & Pacific Islander Films

10 films

For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021, filmmaker and Letterboxd member So Yun Um selects ten underrated Asian…

  • Aaltra
  • The Big Lebowski
  • You, the Living
  • Stuff and Dough
  • Two Lottery Tickets

The Films That Influenced Paul Negoescu’s ‘Two Lottery Tickets’

5 films

To mark the US release of Paul Negoescu's Romanian box office smash, Two Lottery Tickets, the writer-director has carefully selected…

  • The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson
  • The Furnace
  • High Ground
  • True History of the Kelly Gang
  • The Nightingale

Meat Pie Westerns, Kangaroo Westerns, Australian Westerns

73 films

A broad list of Australian westerns, including revisionist westerns, invasion tales, bushranger films, Aboriginal fugitive movies, Hollywood curiosities, colonial horrors,…

  • Ben-Hur
  • Attack of the Crab Monsters
  • The Brain That Wouldn't Die
  • Godzilla
  • The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

Life in Film: Some Kind of Heaven’s Barbara Stanton

19 films

Community theater actress and The Villages resident Barbara Stanton is one of the subjects of Lance Oppenheim’s documentary, Some Kind…