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Favorite Horror Films of 2023

20 films

I didn't see everything. In fact I didn't see a lot of them this year. But here are the ones…

  • Damnation
  • All That Jazz
  • Demonlover
  • Diary of a Mad Housewife
  • The Doom Generation

Discoveries: 2023

40 films

Favorite new to me, first time watches for 2023

  • Zodiac
  • Fight Club
  • The Social Network
  • Se7en
  • Gone Girl
  • 10 to Midnight
  • 5 Card Stud
  • Alone in the Dark
  • Amityville 1992: It's About Time
  • And Soon the Darkness

PURE CINEMA PODCAST Credit List

91 films

A running list of films I’ve sought out & watched, for the first time, directly after hearing them discussed on the…

  • Dazed and Confused
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • The Last of the Mohicans
  • Taxi Driver
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

10 Favorite Movies of All Time (w/ notes)

10 films

"There's people who love movies, and there's people who just love the movies that they love." This is a quote…

  • Altered States
  • Amityville 1992: It's About Time
  • Amityville II: The Possession
  • Arabella: Black Angel
  • The Baby

BONKERS! Cinema

72 films

Not everything that's bonkers is here but everything that's here is bonkers.

  • Pig
  • Mandy
  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
  • The Trust
  • Dog Eat Dog

Nicolas Cage: Films of the LAST DECADE ranked

20 films

*films ranked by a mixture of movie & performance.

ALL CAGE RULES

  • Blood Simple
  • Kill Me Again
  • Catchfire
  • Wild at Heart
  • After Dark, My Sweet

Desert Twang Noir

17 films

"Desert Twang Noir" is a cinematic Dwight Yoakam song. The "Twang" part makes it specifically late 80s and early to…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Phantom Thread
  • It Follows
  • First Reformed
  • Mad Max: Fury Road

100 Favorites: Movies of the Decade (2010-2019)

100 films

Some you rewatch over and over. Others were so impactful you only needed once. Most were terrific theater experiences.