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Pickpocket Lives

7 films

Surviving in the doldrums of society, living cent by stolen cent, and occasionally getting a thrill out of it (or…

  • Leaving Las Vegas
  • Another Round
  • The Hangover
  • Cocktail
  • The Lost Weekend

Happy Hour(s)

10 films

“Here’s to alcohol: the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems!” - Homer Simpson

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Marriage Story
  • Faces

Nothing Lasts Forever

4 films

Traumatic break-ups, divorces, and other battles between the genders

  • 8½
  • Day for Night
  • Beware of a Holy Whore
  • Contempt
  • Singin' in the Rain

Movies About the Movies

42 films

These are movies about movie-making: the art of it, the industry, the culture, the people, and meditations (or rants) on…

  • Minding the Gap
  • Boyhood
  • The 400 Blows
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Hoop Dreams
  • Eat Drink Man Woman
  • Still Walking
  • Tampopo
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi
  • Big Night
  • Open Your Eyes
  • Vanilla Sky
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Face/Off
  • The Face of Another

AHHHRGH! MY FACE!!

8 films

There are consequences to fucking up your face...

  • Another Round
  • Beau Travail
  • Straw Dogs
  • Deliverance
  • The Night Porter
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • In the Realm of the Senses

Do Not Watch These on a Date

7 films

Unless you like awkward situations...

  • Satantango
  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
  • A Brighter Summer Day

Really Really Really Long (but Interesting) Movies

15 films

Make sure you have enough snacks and wine...

  • The Organizer
  • Norma Rae
  • Harlan County U.S.A.
  • Salt of the Earth

Workers of the World Unite

4 films

You have nothing to lose but your chains...

  • La La Land
  • Heat
  • Nightcrawler
  • The Big Lebowski
  • L.A. Confidential

Odes to Los Angeles

6 films

Love letters to the city