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to check out from the library now that libraries are open again

42 films

because there are no good video stores in my area and libraries rule

(constantly being updated as i plow through…

  • And Then We Danced
  • A Hidden Life
  • Les Misérables
  • Palm Springs
  • Corpus Christi

2020 ranked

10 films

so far it’s just been catching up with last year’s festival season, then the pandemic hit, and now i'm barely…

  • Odd Man Out
  • Being There
  • Minority Report
  • Double Indemnity
  • The Black Cat

schubert unfinished symphony (no. 8)

37 films

making this list because this symphony pops up in EVERYTHING (most randomly during those computer crime footage scenes in MINORITY…

  • Flesh and the Devil
  • Lonesome
  • City Lights
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  • Design for Living

my favorite films

110 films

favorites in chronological order because ranking them would probably induce a coma

  • The Passenger
  • Day for Night
  • The Daytrippers
  • Between the Lines
  • Coming Home

favorite first-time watches of 2020

75 films

who asked for this? no one! but here it anyway because i love a list (& it’s more representative of…

  • Sworn Virgin
  • Idiot Love
  • The Color of Pomegranates
  • Toni Erdmann
  • The Chairs

making that map green in 2019

194 films

(and beyond)

basically i want to watch a film from every country this year and expand my horizons as far…

  • Maurice
  • Jezebel
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • Vertigo
  • Run Silent, Run Deep

men fainting

14 films

a cinema non-trope i would please like to make into a thing because i’m obsessed with it

(fainter in the notes)

  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Coming Home
  • Design for Living
  • The Farmer's Daughter
  • Flesh and the Devil

at least 10 films

305 films

in an attempt to even-out my knowledge of film history, i'm challenging myself to have seen at least 10 films…

  • A Moment of Innocence
  • India Song
  • Horse Money
  • Love Meetings
  • Invasion

locarno film festival on mubi

14 films

there's some cool stuff in this collection and this is just me keeping track of it :)

  • Theodore Rex
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer
  • Cherry Falls
  • The Lost Boys
  • The Craft

batshit movies i want to make my friends watch with me

20 films

maybe these aren't that batshit but they just seem like good things to watch with friends 4 the laffs


  • Between the Lines
  • White Palace
  • Opening Night
  • Three Days of the Condor
  • This Property Is Condemned

fixations (or, thirst objects, obsessions, and people for whom i have watched actual trash)

39 films

not always thirst-related, but it is more often than not

(comments for explainers/me being proactively defensive, ranked roughly based on…

  • Landscape in the Mist
  • Poetry
  • Fish Tank
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Diabolique

filmmakers i need to get into

72 films

i've seen anywhere between 1 and 0 films by these directors. yikes @ me!

everything after satantango i've seen at…