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  • Rear Window
  • Notorious
  • Vertigo
  • Psycho
  • The Lady Vanishes

Ranked: Alfred Hitchcock

28 films

Hitchcock is my go-to answer for all-time favorite director.

I need to rewatch a lot of these, and I need…

  • Let Them All Talk
  • I'm Your Woman
  • Valley Girl
  • Last Christmas
  • Jungleland

Trivia: Movies named after songs

209 films

Criteria: • Movie title is the same as the song title (OK, stretched a bit for a few obvious candidates)…

  • The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek
  • The Lady Eve
  • The Palm Beach Story
  • Unfaithfully Yours
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • Phantom Thread
  • Carol
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • The Poseidon Adventure
  • The Apartment

New Year’s movies

8 films

Christmas isn’t the only holiday that should have a cinematic canon.

  • Top Hat
  • Another Thin Man
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • Dressed to Kill
  • What's Up, Doc?

“Follow that cab!”

7 films

Movies where someone gets into a taxi and tells them to “follow that cab!”

  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Jaws 2
  • Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
  • Aliens
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

The most influential movie titles of all time

51 films

I first asked this question on Twitter: What are the most influential movie titles of all time?

I wasn't even…

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • The Avengers
  • Avengers: Infinity War

Rank Mine Marvel: The MCU, in Preferential Order

23 films

The only one of these I don't basically like is Iron Man 2.

ETA: Now that I've seen The Incredible…

  • Something Wild
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Stop Making Sense
  • Melvin and Howard
  • Rachel Getting Married

Ranked: Jonathan Demme

16 films

I'm apparently way behind on Demme documentaries, and some of these I haven't seen in 15-20 years, but here's my…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Badlands
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Brief Encounter
  • Jackie Brown

Five stars but heartless

12 films

Films I've rated 5 stars but did not click the heart button to "like" in a Letterboxd interaction way.

  • Stalker
  • In the Mood for Love
  • 8½
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Seven Samurai
  • Quiz Show
  • Kicking and Screaming
  • Scream
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • Game Night

Ding! Movies with memorable trivia scenes

5 films

Don't know why I haven't thought to start this list before, but here we are.

  • A Man for All Seasons
  • Gone with the Wind
  • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
  • The Searchers
  • The Quiet Man