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2023 First-Time Watches, Ranked

58 films

Infallible, timeless, unchanging rankings. You might check this list one day, and then again six months later, and I promise…

  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
  • A Ghost Story
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Snowman
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Drowning in a Shallow Lake of My Own Tears

21 films

From 🥹 to 😭 and everywhere in between.

  • The Beguiled
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Wind
  • The Martian
  • Breakfast with Curtis

Movies Where People Garden

17 films

This will be a collection of movies I watch, or remember, that feature a substantial depiction of gardening. Not meant…

  • Metropolis
  • M
  • Stage Door
  • Rebecca
  • Double Indemnity
  • Carnival of Souls
  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Mad God
  • Vampyros Lesbos

2022 First-Time Watches, Ranked

104 films

Every movie I watched for the first time in 2022 and ranked according to scientific metrics that I will NEVER…

  • Possession
  • The Long Day Closes
  • Psychos in Love
  • Liquid Sky
  • The Loved Ones

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…

  • 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…

  • A View to a Kill
  • Dr. No
  • The Spy Who Loved Me
  • Goldfinger
  • Live and Let Die

James Bond Title Themes, ranked

25 films

I haven't seen every James Bond movie yet (EDIT: YES I GODDAMN HAVE), but I've taken it upon myself to…

  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  • The House of Yes
  • Carnage
  • Leningrad Cowboys Go America

The Great Illisota Film Festival of 2015, again

11 films

Letterboxd user extraordinare Nick Chaney visited me last November and we watched more movies that weekend than we'd ever done…

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Junebug
  • Starship Troopers
  • Muriel's Wedding
  • Heathers

The Illisota Film Festival 2015

10 films

Movies I watched the weekend of February 27th to March 1st when Nick Chaneysworth came to town.

Here be Nick's…

  • The Spirit of the Beehive
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Apartment
  • Dr. No

2015 Discoveries

4 films

The movies I watched and loved more than alllll the other movies. Obviously this isn't a 2015 releases list; I…

  • Wings of Desire
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Au Revoir les Enfants
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Evil Dead II

Birth Year (1987), Ranked

22 films

1987 was a good year. The Twins won the World Series. I was born. Some say the Twins won the…