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Carlos's Canon

624 films

This ain’t your daddy’s CC (Criterion Collection)……..

1-83 the tippy top, in chronological order rest in chronological order forgetting a…

  • The Trial
  • Showing Up
  • Our Body
  • Happer's Comet
  • Asteroid City

2023 so far

14 films

Need to watch: How Do You Live?, One Fine Morning, Pacification, The Killings of the Flower Moon, In Water, Claire…

  • Lost in Translation
  • Somewhere
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • The Bling Ring
  • A Very Murray Christmas

Miss Sofia (my ranking)

8 films


one Beguiling misfire, the rest are top 100 bangers. and the club goes wild.

  • Design for Living
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • The Long, Long Trailer
  • Equinox Flower

lessons in "love"

21 films

sandbox for a piece

  • The Golden Coach
  • The Life of Oharu
  • Le Plaisir
  • Journey to Italy
  • Johnny Guitar
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Rio Bravo
  • Hatari!
  • The Quiet Man
  • In Harm's Way

John Wayne Syllabus (RANKED)

19 films

These are the films I'm watching as part of a class on the performances of John Wayne. The last five…

  • A Couch in New York
  • The Palm Beach Story
  • That Obscure Object of Desire
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Stolen Kisses


10 films

watch this space :)

  • The Green Ray
  • The Green Room
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort
  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Flowers of St. Francis

Spring 2023 Screenings | Films at the Whitney

9 films

Here are the films that I and my co-curator Joji Baratelli have selected to screen at Yale's FREE on-campus rep…

  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • A Hard Day's Night
  • Tokyo Story
  • PlayTime

If I had a ballot: 2012 Sight and Sound (Carlos at 16 edition)

10 films

Take off on the great Brian Darr’s list…..

I know I fantasized what I’d put on my Sight and…

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Duck! Rabbit, Duck!
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Om Shanti Om
  • The Wizard of Oz

35mm film holdings at Yale

282 films

includes trailer for SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER

a copy of SOME LIKE IT HOT with French subtitles

  • Sunday in August
  • Big Deal on Madonna Street
  • The Great War
  • Everybody Go Home!
  • The Passionate Thief

Italian Comedies

32 films

Writing a lil' something for Gagosian + kino to prepare for my Italy years

Merci à Francisco

  • The Novelist's Film
  • The Afterlight
  • Showing Up
  • Amsterdam
  • Teenage Emotions

2022: the good schtuff

7 films

(so far)