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Ruiz's Pieces.

22 films

Ranked.

Because sooner or later, everybody makes one. I'll update it as I watch more.

#1 and #2 are the…

  • The Penal Colony
  • The Pig
  • Days and Nights in the Forest
  • Witchhammer
  • The Honeymoon Killers

Black and white on purpose: 1970 - 2017 and beyond.

569 films

Movies where B&W cinematography is an aesthetic choice, after the industry standard was 100% color. Suggestions welcome!

I think I'm…

  • Así
  • The Ballad of Bering and His Friends
  • The Beacon
  • Burian the Liar
  • Cada quién su vida

35 under 30

35 films

Thirty-five (at this moment) fine films with less than 30 views on Letterboxd. Inspired by Rischka's long-dead list of 100…

  • Twilight
  • Cada quién su vida
  • Leader's Shadow
  • Damiana y los hombres
  • Another Dawn

Julio Bracho, ranked

41 films

An uneven director, lots of work-for-hire in his catalogue... but his best are sublime, and he can usually be counted…

  • Sevil
  • I Am Free
  • The Brick and the Mirror
  • Sevil
  • Pleasure and Suffering

Feminist movies from the Muslim diaspora

57 films

Collaborative list -- please offer your suggestions.

Including only movies made by filmmakers (writers and/or directors) who are clearly from…

  • The Accused
  • The Tree of Guernica
  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Beast
  • Painted Lips

Watchlust, 5/2021

80 films

Cuz the summer's here, and the time is right for movies in the streets.

  • The Devil in a Convent
  • The Plague in Florence
  • Häxan
  • Sadie Thompson
  • The Seashell and the Clergyman

Religion and women's bodies: a collaborative list

77 films

Documenting the ways that religious figureheads claim authority over the workings of woman's bodies. It doesn't have to be Christianity.…

  • Action in the North Atlantic
  • The Adventures of Tartu
  • Air Force
  • Angels of Sin
  • Batman

Watchlust: 4/2021

67 films

Have I seen everything yet?

  • Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One
  • Bāhubali: The Beginning
  • Baires
  • Basta de Mujeres
  • Black Mass of the Nazi Sex Wizard

Watchlust: 3/2021

62 films

Pretty inexact list this time, I'm probably going to swap out a good number of these for lower-priority titles that…

  • The Life of General Villa
  • Villa of the Movies
  • Viva Villa!
  • El Tesoro De Pancho Villa
  • The Revenge of Pancho Villa

Pancho Villa In The Movies (work in progress)

50 films

Just for the hell of it, because Penalosa dared me...

In the future, I may try to rank them in…

  • Pecado
  • La perra
  • Interrabang
  • The Seducers
  • Spasmo

Yachtsploitation

16 films

You know, Yachts. Sploitation.

There has to be much more that belongs on this list, suggestions very very welcome.

Oh,…

  • Ghosts Before Breakfast
  • Her Man
  • The Steel Animal
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Dom

Hat Anxiety

8 films

Hat-play can be a big part of slapstick comedy -- you can imagine that trope in the hands of Laurel…