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2021 Ranked

62 films

  • Hill of Freedom
  • Hotel by the River
  • The Day He Arrives
  • On the Beach at Night Alone
  • Grass

Hong Sang-soo

9 films

  • Here Comes Mr. Jordan
  • Penny Serenade
  • Heaven Can Wait
  • Carnival of Souls
  • Yearning

DE[ATH]CEMBER BLUES

25 films

Handpicked these in an effort to explore some favorite themes to correspond with my seasonal depression, namely death, dying, grief…

  • Late Spring
  • Ikiru
  • Rear Window
  • Summertime
  • Wild Strawberries

Please, Stay a While Longer (I Don't Want to Be Alone)

78 films

Loneliness, fear of abandonment, apathy, isolation, resignation.

  • Terrorizers
  • Laura
  • Paths of Glory
  • The Sword of Doom
  • Nights of Cabiria

Non-2021 First-Time Viewings

102 films

Loose ranking of everything I've seen this year from years past.

  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Rushmore
  • Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson

10 films

  • Stranger on the Third Floor
  • I Wake Up Screaming
  • This Gun for Hire
  • Laura
  • Murder, My Sweet

NOIRVEMBER INCOMING

30 films

Overly ambitious but I was able to stick to my horror guns throughout October despite a lot of rewatches. This…

  • Body Double
  • Blow Out
  • Carrie
  • Femme Fatale
  • Casualties of War

Brian De Palma

15 films

  • Phoenix
  • Transit
  • Undine
  • Jerichow
  • Barbara
  • The Thing
  • Halloween
  • In the Mouth of Madness
  • Prince of Darkness
  • The Fog

John Carpenter

12 films

Other directors lists found here.

  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • 45 Years
  • The 400 Blows
  • Ad Astra
  • Affliction

Depression Cinema

172 films

My ultimate list of personal "feel-bad films," whether they're addiction dramas, tales of love lost but not forgotten or generally…

  • The 400 Blows
  • The Killer
  • Hard Boiled
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • The Naked Kiss

Criterion

143 films

What I've seen ordered by spine number, of which I'll jot down in the notes should you be curious.