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Why I Love East Asian Cinema

119 films

An ever-expanding list of noteworthy live action East Asian films (including documentaries) that I both deeply appreciate and strongly recommend.…

  • Ornamental Hairpin
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Empire of Passion
  • Persona
  • Zombi Child

On My Criterion Grind - Part Deux

37 films

That one time I used the 2-week free trial of the Criterion Channel...again. An ever-expanding list of films binged on…

  • Fry Day
  • Coda
  • The Black Case
  • Blood Below the Skin
  • Diary of a Pregnant Woman

On My Criterion Grind

44 films

That one time I used the 2-week free trial of the Criterion Channel. See Part 2 here. (Arranged by viewing…

  • 27 Steps of May
  • About Elly
  • About Time
  • Babyteeth
  • Belly

Movies That I ADORE, Obsess Over, & Lay Awake at Night and Think About

46 films

This is a mix of my "personal favorite" movies (denoted with a "✨" in the note section) and movies that…

  • Untamed Woman
  • The Other Woman
  • Sophie's Choice
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Breaking the Waves

Personal favorite standout performances

38 films

See notes for specifics.

  • Death Proof
  • Sound of Metal
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • Seven Days
  • Queen of Hearts

Personal Favorite Movie Endings, Ranked

17 films

Please note that this is an ever-expanding list that consists of personal favorite endings. It's about what experientially resonates with…

  • Quarantine
  • Get Out
  • Suspiria
  • Train to Busan
  • Doctor Sleep

Favorite Horror Films, Ranked

18 films

My personal favorite horror films. (Check notes/reviews as to why.) This list/ranking may seem peculiar given popular views/reception. I personally…

  • Hide and Seek
  • Titane
  • Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
  • The Vanished
  • The Night Eats the World

Horror Gorge Month 2021

55 films

The horror movies I've watched throughout October. Spooky season at its finest! (Listed by watch order.)

  • Death Proof
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
  • The Villainess
  • The Handmaiden
  • Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair

Fave movies in which girls/women win & it's fucking awesome

30 films

Please note that the list ranking is based on the specificity of how I personally judge the "winning" aspect of…

  • Wicked City
  • Ninja Scroll
  • Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie
  • Golden Boy
  • Perfect Blue

Fave Anime

18 films

Currently ordered by release date, but will eventually rank them. (Not included is my current favorite anime shows: Kengan Ashura,…

  • About Elly
  • A Separation
  • The Past
  • The Salesman
  • Fireworks Wednesday

Asghar Farhadi films, ranked

6 films

Asghar Farhadi is perhaps my favorite filmmaker. There's something about his movies that are simply...enthralling. For me, nobody crafts more…