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70+ Feelgood films

71 films

Films that are endlessly watchable and comforting.

I'm amazed there aren't more 50s & 60s films in there so I may…

  • Gold Diggers of 1933
  • You'll Never Get Rich
  • Holiday Inn
  • Cover Girl
  • Three Little Words

Song and Dance

24 films

I'm going to watch as many musicals and dance films as I can this year. I'm going to compile the…

  • Devi
  • Daisies
  • The Trouble with Angels
  • Carrie
  • Alien

International Women's Day

147 films

Putting together a resource for International Women's Day for a girl's school (age range 11-18). Part of it is a…

  • Stranger on the Third Floor
  • High Sierra
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • I Wake Up Screaming

US Film Noir 1940-1959

99 films

Might be stretching 'Noir' a little, but not by much, and only to include some great films I haven't seen…

  • The Big Bird Cage
  • The Arena
  • Coffy
  • TNT Jackson
  • Stray Cat Rock: Delinquent Girl Boss

Exploitation & Blaxploitation

10 films

I started watching some of these films mainly because I'd never watched any before and I wanted to discover what…

  • The Wild Party
  • The Love Parade
  • Applause
  • The Divorcee
  • Loose Ankles

Pre-Code Hollywood must-see

75 films

Now I've began to watch some of these it seemed like a good idea to start a hit list. All…

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • The Day the Earth Caught Fire
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • Django
  • Silent Running

Most influential films of my life. Part II – aged 11 to 21

44 films

Listed again, as best as I can remember, in the order I saw them - though I have to say,…

  • Watership Down
  • West Side Story
  • North by Northwest
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Most influential films of my life. Part I - aged 6 to 11

10 films

This is vaguely - as best as I can remember - in the order I saw them.

  • Zama
  • Leave No Trace
  • A Fantastic Woman
  • Roma
  • Shoplifters