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postcolonialism on film

111 films

films grappling directly with colonialism, neocolonialism, imperialism, etc

recommendations welcome -- the first half of the list (up to and…

  • Flesh and the Devil
  • The Beloved Rogue
  • Wings
  • Noah's Ark
  • Days of Youth

Gay subtext watchlist

115 films

Feel free to leave more recs, I’m mostly aiming for older movies but I’ll take anything if the subtext is…

  • The Lost Daughter
  • Rumble Fish
  • Death of the Sound Man
  • Uski Roti
  • The Shower


224 films

first time watches >10 minutes

2021: 455 2020: 455 2019: 215 2018: 409 2017: 415 2016: 395

  • Memoria
  • Neptune Frost
  • Benediction
  • Great Freedom
  • Decision to Leave

2022 ranked

36 films

anticipated: broker, pacifiction, the blue caftan, shall i compare you to a summer’s day, corsage, godland, saint omer, till, the…

  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • The Passionate Friends
  • The White Silk Dress
  • Pariah
  • A Single Man

I love the Depression™

814 films

movies that made me cry and/or want to die, in no particular order (other than the #1 spot)

will grow…

  • Neptune Frost
  • Phantom Thread
  • Fireworks
  • The Deadly Affair
  • Rockers

Favorite Scores/Soundtracks

551 films

definitely incomplete because i have terrible memory, feel free to suggest anything

PS: please release the imperial dreams OST

  • The Handmaiden
  • A Single Man
  • Moonlight
  • Happy Together
  • I Killed My Mother

LGBT Cinema, ranked

289 films

A ranking of every lgbt+ film I’ve seen (and enjoyed) so far – including any film featuring a lgbt+ main…

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane
  • 12 Angry Men
  • 24 Frames
  • The 400 Blows
  • 45 Years

All-Time Favorites

563 films

Alphabetical order

i tried to keep it at a max of 100 but i have too much love to give...…

  • The Servant
  • Kamikaze Girls
  • Women in Love
  • The Singer Not the Song
  • The Browning Version

Official list of gay subtext in film

423 films

Very loosely ranked. The ones near the top are personal favorites of mine

I already have my honorary gay movies

  • Twilight's Kiss
  • The Shape of Water
  • When I'm Sixty-Four
  • Magnolia
  • Swan Song

Old gay men

52 films

For the purposes of this list I’m going for 50+ years old 

Beginners pending rewatch

Recommendations very very welcome

  • The Vertical Ray of the Sun
  • Three Seasons
  • Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories
  • The Town Within Reach
  • Clash

Vietnamese cinema watchlist

51 films

because i feel bad claiming to love asian cinema when i don't even watch movies from my mom's home country...…

  • Tropical Malady
  • The Tree of Life
  • The Meetings of Anna
  • The Handmaiden
  • Our Little Sister

Favorite Directors Ranked

79 films

rough ranking as usual

i have some of these directors' filmographies ranked, links are in notes for each

honorable mentions…