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My Favorite Short Films

142 films

Also see: My Favorite Short Documentaries

The following list compiles what my favorite short films (both animated and live-action) are,…

  • The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat
  • The Light Penetrates the Dark
  • Roundhay Garden Scene
  • Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory
  • Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge

My Favorite Short Documentaries

44 films

Also see: My Favorite Short Films

The same logic of separating feature films from feature-length documentaries applies to short films:…

  • The Color of Pomegranates
  • Reconstruction
  • My Childhood
  • My Ain Folk
  • Still Life
  • The Last Laugh
  • Metropolis
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • The Blue Angel
  • M

My Favorite Performances in Cinema History

95 films


Female or Male, Leading or Supporting, a performance remains a performance!

The title is self-explanatory. Descriptions are included…

  • The Mill and the Cross
  • Daphnis and Chloe
  • Few of Us
  • The Corridor
  • Come and See
  • Ugly, Dirty and Bad
  • Sweet Bunch
  • Animal House
  • Montenegro
  • À Nous la Liberté
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Safety Last!
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
  • A Page of Madness

My Favorite Scenes/Moments in Cinema History

122 films

READ THE NOTES SECTION. There are SPOILER WARNINGS in the Notes Section if applicable. Films are in chronological order.


  • Paradise: Love
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Post Tenebras Lux
  • Beyond the Hills
  • Paradise: Faith

The Best Compressed – 2012

20 films

For more yearly ranked lists, please consult the INDEX.

This list ranks the 2012 releases that had a rating between…

  • Knifer
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Mysteries of Lisbon
  • Honey
  • Attenberg

The Best Compressed - 2010

31 films

For more yearly ranked lists, please consult the INDEX.

This list ranks the 2010 releases that had a rating between…

  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • A Man There Was
  • The Outlaw and His Wife
  • Broken Blossoms

The Best Compressed - INDEX

98 films

This list is dedicated to God, my Lord and Savior.

| 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919…

  • Here Even So
  • Hide and Go Seek
  • Eye Contact
  • Landscape
  • Boys After Exam

My Humble Share of Aspiring Letterboxd Filmmakers (And THE Noble Cause to Defend "Amateur" Cinema)

29 films

"The labourer is worthy of his hire." -Luke 10:7

TMDb's recent deletion of what they have subjectively called "amateur" films…

  • The Light Penetrates the Dark
  • Children in the Wind
  • Visual Variations on Noguchi
  • Nazi Concentration Camps
  • Memories of a Mexican

My Additions to the Letterboxd Database

54 films

I've wanted to do this for a while, and now's the time.

The following titles are the additions I did…