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  • Here Is Always Somewhere Else
  • David Lynch: The Art Life
  • Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater
  • James Benning: Circling the Image
  • At Eternity's Gate

Influences

27 films

Documentaries or films about people who influence me, and/or I look up to.

  • Los Angeles Plays Itself
  • The Thoughts That Once We Had
  • David Lynch: The Art Life
  • James Benning: Circling the Image
  • Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

Cinema’s Reflection

20 films

Films about films

  • Paterson
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
  • The End of the Tour
  • Killer of Sheep
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974
  • Zodiac
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Blue Velvet
  • You Were Never Really Here

Outsider Mystery

11 films

Films which concern an average person discovering some sort of mystery or secret which leads to an underbelly of the…

  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Viridiana
  • Pickpocket
  • Journey to Italy
  • L'Avventura

Transcendental style in Film

17 films

Every film mentioned in Schrader's Transcendental Style in Film (updated 2018 edition)

  • Weekend
  • Secrets & Lies
  • Another Year
  • Naked
  • Made in Britain

Returning Home

176 films

Films I need to get round to watching once I return home in April/May

  • Touki Bouki
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • The Lost Weekend
  • The Outlaw and His Wife
  • Spring in a Small Town

Core

42 films

  • Beuys
  • If Not Us, Who?
  • Black Box BRD
  • The Baader Meinhof Complex
  • Good Bye Lenin!

Germany

16 films

Social and political films of Germany in the 60s, 70s, and 80s.

  • Betty Blue
  • 9 Songs
  • American Fetish
  • Antichrist
  • Baise-moi
  • Andrei Rublev
  • A Field in England
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Jane Eyre
  • Wuthering Heights

History

11 films

  • Heima
  • Oslo, August 31st
  • Metalhead
  • Heartstone
  • Noi the Albino

Scandinavia

35 films

Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark.

Favorites and to-watches

  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Tokyo Story
  • Au Hasard Balthazar
  • L'Avventura

Priority 2019

50 films

A mixture of unseen foundations of cinema, classics, the highly regarded and much needed rewatches.