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2021

31 films

US release date, everything I've seen.

  • Tess
  • Chinatown
  • Repulsion
  • Fat Girl
  • Laura

Movies about people being abused made by directors who are themselves abusive

45 films

Including films where the actors where abused on set.

Liminal cases near end of the list (verbal, emotional abuse etc...).…

  • A Lake
  • The Secret Garden
  • Sinofuturism (1839 - 2046 AD)
  • Western
  • Five-Year Diary
  • Come Drink with Me
  • The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter
  • Beyond the Darkness
  • Death Smiles on a Murderer
  • Emanuelle in America
  • Starship Troopers
  • Total Recall
  • RoboCop
  • Elle
  • Basic Instinct

Verhoeven

10 films

  • kun 1: Action
  • Rewind
  • Life in A Day
  • News from Home
  • Tongues Untied

Autobiographical/personal filmmaking to watch

93 films

Not on LB: Alfred Guzzetti - variation Air What actually happened Under the rain A tropical story (Polyvalent montage)

Closure…

  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Gleaners and I
  • Sherman's March
  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
  • Man with a Movie Camera

Autobiographical or experimental docs

38 films

The ones I've seen, ranked. Not including stuff like Wiseman, Maysles, Morris etc... Nor nature docs like Microcosmos. To see…

  • The Room
  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • House
  • The Evil Dead

B-movies

84 films

B-movies I've seen ranked. Includes a couple definitions of the B movie: 1. Historical B Movies - 2nd features, usually…

  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • Tremors
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Evil Dead II

Big Budget B-Movies

17 films

Major studio/big budget pictures that cultivate the look and feel of a B-Movie, often with a heavy camp factor.

  • The Apartment
  • After Hours
  • Groundhog Day
  • Tokyo Fist
  • Snow Dogs

A business man learns things about life

27 films

My ranking. Usually a fish out of water story. As a rule, I don't like this trope. Although the best…

  • Wrath of Man
  • Godzilla vs. Kong
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • Nobody
  • Army of the Dead

2021 to Watch

12 films

  • Chinatown
  • Blue Velvet
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Mulholland Drive
  • The Long Goodbye

neo-noir ranked

59 films

love this genre

Trying to draw a line to avoid too many police procedurals and gangster pics on here, but…