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Unseen Film Noir Watchlist

253 films

There are enough films here to see me through another six Noirvembers. I'm pretty sure I've seen a good handful…

  • Asteroid City
  • Elemental
  • Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
  • How to Have Sex
  • Strange Way of Life


33 films

All the need-to-see films I’ve missed because of not going to Cannes this year. 15 down, 18 to go.


  • 7th Heaven
  • Coquette
  • The Divorcee
  • Min and Bill
  • The Sin of Madelon Claudet

Oscar Winners - Best Actress

96 films

A list of every film that won an Oscar for Best Actress.

How many have you seen? I'm on 88%…

  • The Way of All Flesh
  • In Old Arizona
  • The Last Command
  • Disraeli
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Oscar Winners - Best Actor

97 films

A list of every film to win the Oscar for Best Actor.

How many have you seen? I'm on 90%…

  • The Killers
  • The Killers
  • Johnny Angel
  • The Turning Point
  • Crossfire

Noirvember 2023 Watchlist

36 films

A list of the 36 film noir movies I watched for Noirvember 2023.

Everything on the list was a first-time…

  • Vertigo
  • Casablanca
  • Double Indemnity
  • Dangerous Liaisons
  • Murder, My Sweet

500 Favourite Films

427 films

A list created for HelenWelonmelon’s 2023 Favourite Films Poll.

  • The Fan
  • The Offence
  • Framed
  • Friends
  • Age of Consent

All the films on my PVR

5 films

All the films currently on my PVR, which is currently at 94%. There aren't that many, because the rest of…

  • The Visitor
  • Pontypool
  • Frozen River
  • The Straight Story
  • Matewan

Films where perennial character actors are given the lead role (and knock it out of the park)

53 films

Suggestions welcome!

A bit of clarification. For the purposes of the list, I’m after clearly defined single leads, so no…

  • Full Time
  • Past Lives
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Anatomy of a Fall
  • How to Have Sex

Work In Progress: The Top Ten Films of 2023

68 films

A continually updated list of the best films of 2023.

Note: films I saw last year (like Tár) will eventually…

  • Scarlet Street
  • Plunder Road
  • The Devil Thumbs a Ride
  • Fear
  • Roadblock

Noirvember 2022 Watchlist

30 films

All the films I’m planning on watching for Noirvember 2022. There are four rewatches (Scarlet Street, The Strange Love of…

  • Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
  • Not Okay
  • France
  • The Swimmers
  • Hustle

2022 Catch-up List

101 films

A list of all the 2022 films I still need to see before the end of the year. Partly for…

  • Bitten
  • King Kong
  • Poor Things
  • The Boy and the Heron
  • The Seeding

Sitges Film Festival 2023, ranked

39 films

A ranked list of the 39 films I saw at the 2023 Sitges Film Festival. 

I was on the Melies…