Film sociologist Erika Amaral on the blossoming of Brazil’s women filmmakers, the joys of queuing for the movies, the on-fire Brazilian Letterboxd community, and the sentimental attachment of her entire nation to A Dog’s Will.
Showdown 123: Resident Evil (smartest film villains) Letterboxd Showdown
In Focus: The Truman Show Letterboxd News
Bridging the Gap: ten underrated AAPI films Letterboxd News
Spectacular Spectacular!—Moulin Rouge! at 20 Letterboxd News
Showdown 122: Metamorphosis (best actor transformations) Letterboxd Showdown
Horror Heaven: Some Kind of Heaven’s Barbara Stanton Letterboxd News
Puppet Love: Sarah Thomson on new Sesame Street doco Letterboxd News
In the Earth director Ben Wheatley drops by to answer a few questions from Letterboxd members about folk horror, holding your nerve and having great agents.
Savage Cinema: five outrageous pre-Code films Letterboxd News
Together, Alone: Nikole Beckwith on platonic love Letterboxd News
In this exclusive clip from the documentary Sam & Mattie Make a Zombie Movie, the cameras follow Sam Suchmann to home-room class, while Mattie Zufelt heads to his local library, where his request pile is getting somewhat out of control.
Chaotic Bisexual: inside the Shiva Baby universe Letterboxd News
It’s not every day that a grass-roots fandom inspires a Letterboxd Easter egg, but the love for Portrait of a Lady on Fire was so strong that those flames are here to stay. With a new Céline Sciamma fairytale on the horizon, we invited #PortraitNation founder Sarah Williams to highlight ten femmes de cinéma with new works due out this year, and suggest films from their back catalogs to watch now.
Gemma Gracewood takes a look at the top 200 films that were added to Letterboxd members’ diaries during a year-long period of stay-at-home orders.
Showdown 117: Family Business (best film families) Letterboxd Showdown
In Focus: Interstellar Letterboxd News
A note on ReOrchestrated by Dan Smith Letterboxd
Police Farce: Quentin Dupieux’s influences Letterboxd News
Heart Beat: Minari composer Emile Mosseri Letterboxd News
Life Detained: The Mauritanian director Kevin Macdonald Letterboxd News
Showdown 116: Easy Rider (best road films) Letterboxd Showdown
Studiocanal representatives have confirmed that a new Paddington film is in the works (”active development” is the term, as reported by Variety). To say we’re tickled the brightest shade of shrimp is an understatement. Michael Bond’s bear has a firm place in Letterboxd hearts: Paddington 2 was the second highest rated action/adventure film and third highest rated comedy of the 2010s.