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Yuletide Holiday Horrors & Chilly Winter Thrills

742 films

When the weather outside is cold and frightful, stay inside where it's cozy, warm, and (hopefully) safer than whatever's happening…

  • The Murder of Mr. Devil
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Flavors of Youth
  • Pearl
  • The Platform

Feast on This — Meal Scene Showdown

10 films

Ten favorites defined by mouthwatering visions and iconic moments around a dining table.

  • Ox-Head Village
  • Black Candles
  • Funny Games
  • The Sorrows of Satan
  • Two Orphan Vampires

HoopTober X: An Exploitation of Fears

34 films

Spooky season is now in full tilt! To say I've been looking forward to Cinemonster's HoopTober announcement day would be…

  • Mortal Engines
  • Alita: Battle Angel
  • Uzumaki
  • Watchmen
  • The Haunting


7 films

Can't say they didn't try, but maybe things would be better if they hadn't. Stick to the source material.

  • Princess Mononoke
  • Annihilation
  • Closet Monster
  • All Dogs Go to Heaven
  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Say What? – Animal Linganthropy

10 films

My top 10 animals-speak-to-humans movies for the Animal Talk showdown.

  • Annihilation
  • Paprika
  • Arrival
  • Solaris
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

Doing Rad Science

10 films

Favorite movies with prominent scientist characters.

  • Annihilation
  • They Live
  • Rear Window
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


31 films

Movies that do a good job of translating their source material for the medium. Not always 100% faithful, but made…

  • Gothic
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Tenebre
  • 2046

Writers in Focus

10 films

Some favorite movies about writers for the Letterboxd showdown.

  • Speak No Evil
  • What We Become

Bad situations get significantly worse when little Danish girls lose a rabbit named Ninus

2 films

Movies in which things could have turned for the better if a little Danish girl simply hadn't lost her bunny…

  • The Mother of Tears
  • Trucks
  • Crocodile
  • Night of the Strangler
  • To the Devil a Daughter

HoopTober 9: A Terrifyingly Good Time

35 films

Back again for my third HoopTober!

As with previous years, I'm aiming for mostly first-time watches. I've built this list…

  • The Invisible Man
  • Sunshine
  • The Night House
  • Solaris
  • Relic

Hidden Horrors

10 films

Ten of my favorite horror movies with largely unseen threats for Letterboxd's latest Showdown. (2020 sure was a year for…

  • Arrival
  • Stalker
  • Annihilation
  • District 9
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

Visitors From Afar

10 films

Our world was never the same again. Here are ten of my favorite films with a creeping extraterrestrial influence on…