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  • The Wicker Man
  • The Third Man
  • The Lion in Winter
  • Fish Tank
  • The Long Day Closes

England and Thereabouts

63 films

Movies from my dear cousins on the other side of the Atlantic. Hi!

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Forbidden Games
  • Delicatessen
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • A Christmas Tale

Ouais c'est français

35 films

All the French movies I've seen, ranked by preference.

I contemplated keeping it all Francophone, but then I heard tender…

  • Strangers in Good Company
  • The Sweet Hereafter
  • Black Christmas
  • Pontypool
  • The Saddest Music in the World

Oh, Canada. What are we gonna do with you?

12 films

I can almost see Canada from here! (I can't.)

Canada, what else do you have for me?

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • 8½
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Besieged


10 films

The handful of movies from that big, beautiful boot country that I have seen. Allow me to destroy their humanity…

  • Eraserhead
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Wild at Heart
  • The Straight Story
  • Blue Velvet

David Lynch

10 films

I couldn't bring myself to follow the "It's _____ O'clock" naming convention I started for my other director lists.


  • Charulata
  • Monsoon Wedding
  • Junglee
  • Omkara
  • Main Hoon Na


11 films

  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • M
  • Faust
  • The White Ribbon
  • The Spirit of the Beehive
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • Timecrimes
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Blancanieves


7 films

  • House
  • Tokyo Story
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Rashomon
  • Spirited Away


18 films

  • Possession
  • The Big Chill
  • Carnage
  • The Long Day Closes
  • Psychos in Love

Sarah Picks Nick's Top Picks

10 films

My top ten favorite movies that Nick has picked out on our movie weekends over the years. In no particular…

  • Persona
  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
  • Forbidden Games
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • The Secret Garden

My Favorites

74 films

Semi meaningful rankings.

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  • Dr. No
  • Skyfall
  • Goldfinger
  • The Spy Who Loved Me

James Bond

27 films

With the exception of Spectre, which I ranked 1/20/2016, I haven't made any changes to this list in almost a…