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Films from College

64 films

Idea stolen from Arlin, undergrad only. Way harder to do this from memory than I imagined it would be and…

  • The Black Cat
  • Angel
  • History Is Made at Night
  • Midnight
  • Christmas in July
  • *Corpus Callosum
  • The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
  • 11 x 14
  • 12 Angry Men
  • The 17th Parallel

Jonathan Rosenbaum's 1000 Essential Films + Additions

1,121 films

From the book Essential Cinema: On the Necessity of Film Canons. Omitted due to category cowardice are the television shows…

  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • Speed Racer
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • The Matrix Resurrections
  • Bound

Wachowskis Ranked

8 films

Having fun, with lists

  • Godzilla
  • Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
  • Shin Godzilla
  • Godzilla vs. Hedorah
  • Godzilla vs. Mothra

Godzilla: Ranked

25 films

My scientifically correct opinions for all to see. An ongoing project.

  • Throw Down
  • The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter
  • The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek
  • Angel's Egg
  • The Straight Story


25 films

Chosen essentially at random.

  • A Florida Enchantment
  • Les Vampires
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • The Dragon Painter
  • Blood and Sand

Alyssa's Pre-40’s Cinema Project - Features

47 films

Time for an Education.

  • Mosquinha
  • Falling Cat
  • Baby's Meal
  • The Sea
  • Bocal aux poissons-rouges

Alyssa's Pre-40's Cinema Project - Shorts & Fragments

267 films

Anything below 40 minutes.

  • The Devil Is a Woman
  • The Scarlet Empress
  • Morocco
  • Blonde Venus
  • Shanghai Express

Dietrich/Sternberg collabs ranked by how hot the dudes are

6 films

Read the title. When multiple men vie for her attention I rank by the hottest man within that group. See…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • A Canterbury Tale
  • A Day in the Country

The Fives

161 films

Listen up fives,

  • Mixed Pets
  • Tramp Strategy
  • Greater Love Hath No Man
  • Algie, the Miner
  • Falling Leaves

Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

58 films

All titles in the Kino Lorber blu-ray box set, because I was having trouble finding an actually up-to-date list!


  • Mosquinha
  • The Acrobatic Fly
  • The Strength and Agility of Insects
  • How a Mosquito Operates
  • The Cameraman's Revenge

Notes Towards A Bug Canon

92 films


1) Are the bugs INTEGRAL to the narrative in some way? (If the bugs do…