films that made me rethink everything

An ongoing list of movies that had a significant impact on how I view filmmaking as well as how I look at the world in general.

  • Enter the Void
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Anomalisa
  • Yi Yi
  • American Beauty
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • The Tree of Life
  • mother!
  • Adaptation.
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Red Beard
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Climax
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • Stalker
  • Faces
  • Greener Grass
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Do the Right Thing
  • First Reformed
  • Raw
  • Paterson
  • Mommy
  • Beyond the Black Rainbow
  • The Red Turtle
  • The Holy Mountain
  • Memento
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Mandy
  • House
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • Akira
  • The House That Jack Built
  • Blade Runner
  • Arrival
  • Eraserhead
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Dogtooth
  • Melancholia
  • A Ghost Story
  • Mirror
  • La Haine