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The Longest Month of My Life- December 2022

11 films

With December coming around, it's time for a challenge. While bored one day I decided to find what are the…

  • The Premature Burial
  • House of Usher
  • The Pit and the Pendulum
  • The Curse of Frankenstein
  • The Innocents

Thesis Films

162 films

As many of you know, I'm currently working towards completing a PhD thesis on the subject of Gothic Horror cinema…

  • The Swarm
  • Genocide
  • Event Horizon
  • Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
  • Violence Voyager

Hoop! There It Is 4- Second Hoopings

31 films

There's been some wonderful criteria this year, but more than once I've kicked myself for not going back to older…

  • Let the Corpses Tan
  • My White Baby
  • The Power of Kangwon Province
  • Incident at Raven's Gate
  • The Maiden's Tune

November Films

20 films

With Halloween and Hooptober over, it's time to get back to business as usual, and so we return to another…

  • The Deadly Bees
  • The Giant Spider Invasion
  • eXistenZ
  • Laughing Target
  • Kill It and Leave This Town

Hoop! There It Is 4- Hoop is a Thing with Feathers

35 films

Like a glutton for punishment, I'm back for my fourth Hooptober. I've been looking forward to this all year. Something…

  • Cold War
  • Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary
  • The Hole
  • Oasis of the Zombies
  • Sensuela

September Films

11 films

A much shorter list than months before, but that's due to the upcoming excitement of Hooptober. As ever, wild and…

  • Uncle Vanya
  • The Trojan Women
  • Betrayal
  • Mourning Becomes Electra
  • Richard III

Quiz Watches

79 films

So, this list has been private for a while, but for long running individuals, you will have noticed that occasionally…

  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe
  • The Orphanage
  • The Castle
  • Contamination
  • Duvidha

August Films

18 films

And with the beginnings of a new month, the requirements list rolls around again. A good amount of horror, fantasy…

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • The Shining
  • Portrait of a Lady
  • Hedgehog in the Fog
  • Marnie

The Ethan Lyon Top 100

100 films

Coming up with a Top 50 made me realise that there's a great number of films that almost made it…

  • Man with No Name
  • The Headless Woman
  • Ulysses' Gaze
  • Hex
  • Gobble-Gobble

July Films

19 films

Another month brings another selection of new films to fit the various hoops I like to make myself jump through.…

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • The Shining
  • Portrait of a Lady
  • Hedgehog in the Fog
  • Marnie

The Ethan Lyon Top 50

50 films

I don't normally make best-of lists these days, especially for what I consider the best of all time. However, considering…

  • Dracula 3D
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Well Done
  • The Age of the Earth
  • The Year of the Plague

June 2022 Films

23 films

11 Regular 5 Films by Women (The Moon Has Risen, The Cool World, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Homegoings, Metal and…