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Dear Diary: Apr. 2013

41 films

Films watched for the first time in April 2013 (no shorts), ranked by preference.

  • High and Low
  • Don't Look Now
  • Face/Off
  • Walkabout
  • The Bad Sleep Well

Dear Diary: Mar. 2013

28 films

Films watched for the first time in March 2013, ranked by preference.

  • Seven Samurai
  • The Trial
  • Paper Moon
  • The Tree of Life
  • Persona

Dear Diary: Feb. 2013

33 films

Films watched for the first time in February 2013, ranked by preference.

  • 8½
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Lolita
  • Days of Heaven

Dear Diary: Jan. 2013

16 films

Films watched for the first time in January, ranked by preference.

  • Das Boot
  • Paris, Texas
  • The Princess Bride
  • Evil Dead II
  • The Dark Crystal

Definitive Decade (Subject to Change): 1980-1989

25 films

What a decade (and not just because I spent my childhood in it)! If here there seems to be a…

  • Magnolia
  • Jackie Brown
  • Jurassic Park
  • Close-Up
  • Miller's Crossing

Definitive Decade (Subject to Change): 1990-1999

25 films

Welp. Preference in rankings within rating tiers given to films seen before joining Letterboxd (biased towards lasting appeal).

#s 1-4…

  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Adaptation.
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Synecdoche, New York

Definitive Decade (Subject to Change): 2000-2009

25 films

Much more difficult to rank than initially expected, and absolutely indicative of a catalogue in need of expansion.

  • La Jetée
  • Persona
  • The Holy Mountain
  • Altered States
  • Naked Lunch

M*ndf*ck M*nday

7 films

President's Day is all booked up. How long will I last until my brain fries like an egg?

  • Jackie Brown
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Red Apples & Big Kahunas: Tarantino Ranked

13 films

Tarantino ranked by personal pref. >hipster

  • The Master
  • The Tree of Life
  • Four Lions
  • District 9
  • Synecdoche, New York

Personal Favorites 1960-2012

53 films

A list of my personal favorites for each year (only one film from each year allowed) from the last 50+…

  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien³
  • Alien Resurrection
  • Back to the Future

Physical Media

70 films

I've come to greatly support and depend on the digitization of media through Netflix, Hulu, and other methods of digital…

  • Cabiria
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • Flesh and the Devil
  • The General
  • Port of Shadows

The Story of Film: An Odyssey - Post-War Cinema

54 films

In episode 5 of Mark Cousins' The Story of Film: An Odyssey, he details the maturing of cinema during 1939-1952…