Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 363 Films watched
  • 30.2 Average per month
  • 7 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Chungking Express

Jan 2

Most Watched

The Room

5 times

After Hours

twice

The Greatest Showman

twice

Punch-Drunk Love

twice

Chungking Express

twice

Last Film

After Hours

Dec 26

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The 20 Worst Films I Saw for the First Time in 2018

Darren Carver-Balsiger

Self-explanatory. This list will not be updated.Best Films I saw in…

  • Meat Weed America
  • Catwoman
  • God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness
  • Show Dogs
  • The Swarm
  • Lady in the Water
  • Halloween: Resurrection
  • Club Dread
  • The Cloverfield Paradox
  • Day of the Dead: Bloodline
  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  • Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
  • The Place Promised in Our Early Days
  • Super Troopers 2
  • Super Troopers
  • Kingdom of Us
  • Freddy Got Fingered
  • Halloween
  • Bright
  • The 15:17 to Paris

Genres, countries & languages

Drama
217 films
Comedy
76 films
Horror
75 films
Thriller
70 films
Adventure
60 films
Action
54 films
Romance
52 films
Sci Fi
43 films
Crime
41 films
Mystery
31 films
USA
211 films
UK
69 films
Japan
37 films
France
32 films
Germany
26 films
China
15 films
Italy
15 films
Canada
14 films
Sweden
13 films
South Korea
10 films
English
272 films
Japanese
46 films
French
37 films
German
33 films
Spanish
25 films
Italian
21 films
Chinese
20 films
Russian
17 films
Swedish
14 films
Korean
13 films

Breakdown

2018 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Watched 124 Added 509

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Crew & studios

Darren’s most liked review

A Brighter Summer Day

★★★★★

This review contains various thematic spoilers but only vague allusions to plot spoilers. Read at your discretion.

A Brighter Summer Day is a truth epic, a four hour journey into the abyss of teenage disillusionment. It's about the reality of growing up and the consequences of an aimless life. It's…

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Darren’s most liked list

VOTE: Best Comedy Films of All Time

Made this list for my friend Alex. Since comedy is his favourite genre, I thought it'd be fun to find the Letterboxd community's most loved comedy films.

In the comments below, vote for up to 10 comedy films. 1 point goes to each film you pick, and you don't have…

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Highs and lows

Highest Average

Seven Samurai
Average weighted rating:

4.5

Lowest Average

Catwoman
Average weighted rating:

1.4

Most Popular

Inception
Average weighted rating:

4.2

Most Obscure

Meat Weed America

Films Darren watched in 2018

  • After Hours
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Amour
  • Selma
  • Jarhead
  • The House That Jack Built
  • Lean on Pete
  • Big Fish
  • They Shall Not Grow Old
  • Show Dogs
  • Die Hard
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Aquaman
  • Utøya: July 22
  • Fifty Shades Freed
  • Disobedience
  • God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Creed II
  • The Old Man & the Gun
  • Columbus
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Blindspotting
  • Zama
  • Mandy
  • Thoroughbreds
  • Funny Cow
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • A Fantastic Woman
  • The Idol Dancer
  • They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
  • Tehran Taboo
  • Lady in the Water
  • The Other Side of the Wind
  • Flavors of Youth
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?
  • It Follows
  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Shirkers
  • Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • Sweet Country
  • Shoplifters
  • Super Troopers 2
  • The Wild Pear Tree
  • Burning
  • Blackmail
  • Roma
  • Cries and Whispers
  • Fireworks
  • Why Don't You Play in Hell?
  • In Fabric
  • Happy New Year, Colin Burstead
  • Widows
  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man
  • Capernaum
  • The Image Book
  • The 14 Amazons
  • Die Tomorrow
  • Mirai
  • Suspiria
  • November
  • Peterloo
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Ringu
  • eXistenZ
  • The People Under the Stairs
  • The Housemaid
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Inception
  • The Eyes of the Mummy
  • Kuroneko
  • Dead Ringers
  • Halloween
  • Dance of the Damned
  • The Mother of Tears
  • 22 July
  • A Star Is Born
  • First Man
  • Videodrome
  • Creepshow
  • The Fly
  • The Serpent and the Rainbow
  • Santa Sangre
  • Venom
  • Climax
  • Chungking Express
  • The Returning
  • Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back
  • United 93
  • Day of the Dead: Bloodline
  • The Swarm
  • Day of the Dead
  • Life of Brian
  • Phenomena
  • Suspiria
  • Scanners
  • Frankenstein Created Woman
  • Don't Breathe
  • Spontaneous Combustion
  • Christine
  • The Mummy
  • The Predator
  • Eaten Alive
  • Deep Red
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • The Rider
  • Revenge
  • Child's Play
  • The Lords of Salem
  • The Man Who Could Cheat Death
  • Jaws
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Let the Sunshine In
  • The Breadwinner
  • The 15:17 to Paris
  • Wreck-It Ralph
  • The Outsider
  • Moonlight
  • The Red Shoes
  • Three Times
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
  • Tokyo Story
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Cold War
  • Yardie
  • Annihilation
  • Manhunt
  • Terminal
  • Mute
  • Steel Rain
  • Game Night
  • Little Forest
  • Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
  • Germany in Autumn
  • Tag
  • The Devil and Father Amorth
  • Back to the Future Part III
  • Back to the Future Part II
  • The King of Comedy
  • Back to the Future
  • Big Fish & Begonia
  • Raise the Red Lantern
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • In a Year with 13 Moons
  • 3-Iron
  • Children Who Chase Lost Voices
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • The Room
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • The World's End
  • Strange Circus
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Room
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • The Last Emperor
  • To the Wonder
  • A Tale of Two Sisters
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
  • Mission: Impossible III
  • Mission: Impossible II
  • Mission: Impossible
  • The Pilgrim
  • The Game
  • Halloween II
  • Halloween
  • Halloween: Resurrection
  • Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
  • Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
  • Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
  • First Reformed
  • Incredibles 2
  • Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch
  • Halloween II
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • Ivan's Childhood
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Paths of Glory
  • Hereditary
  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado
  • Leave No Trace
  • Lust, Caution
  • La Haine
  • Panic Room
  • The Social Network
  • 13 Assassins
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • The Room
  • The Grandmaster
  • The Room
  • Before Midnight
  • Noriko's Dinner Table
  • The Third Man
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • Dial M for Murder
  • After Hours
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

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Highly rated films Darren is yet to see

  • John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City
  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
  • Ode to Nothing
  • Dirty Computer
  • Swing Kids
  • Us and Them
  • Loveling
  • Eighth Grade

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