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🎬films that defined* my 2019— rewatches, noirs, pre-codes, and boris karloff 🌃

68 films

*(not a list of favorites)

I find the task of compiling my “favorite” films of the year to be impossible.…

  • Pillow Talk
  • Indiscreet
  • Designing Woman
  • Carnival of Souls
  • Strangers on a Train
  • Freaks
  • Nightmare Alley
  • The Lady from Shanghai


17 films

Films I’ve watched that feature amusement parks, carnivals, circuses (and the like), either as a main setting or for at…

  • Dark Passage
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Out of the Past
  • The Lady from Shanghai
  • The Man Who Cheated Himself

San Francisco Plays Itself: black and white 40s and 50s films prominently set in San Francisco 🌉🎬

13 films

Just wanted to compile a list highlighting the use of San Francisco as a backdrop to many older films, especially…

  • The Double Life of Véronique
  • The Great Beauty
  • Where Is My Friend's House?
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • La Promesse

recommend me one film from my watchlist and i can only reply back once i've watched your recommendation

952 films

It seems like a lot of the films in my watchlist have been there for months now, and I'd really

  • Amélie
  • Cluny Brown
  • Phantom Thread
  • Rebecca
  • The Passionate Friends

“If you liked [insert post-1967 film], you should check out [insert pre-1967 film]”

136 films

(Read the notes or else none of these recommendations will make sense!)

A curated list of pre-1967 movie recommendations based…

  • The Philadelphia Story
  • Design for Living
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • Casablanca
  • These Three
  • Rebecca
  • The Uninvited
  • The Spiral Staircase
  • Dragonwyck
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • Before Sunrise
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Certified Copy
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Before Midnight

People Walking Idly through European Cities in Warm Weather, Talking About Philosophical Stuff and Random Shit

20 films

this is my favorite, highly specific film sub-genre and i'm desperately looking for some good recommendations!

(march 28 edit: i've…

  • The Innocents
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • The Spiral Staircase
  • The Uninvited