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  • A Man Called Otto
  • Skinamarink
  • Blaze
  • Godland
  • Magic Mike's Last Dance

2023 Watchlist

52 films

As usual, always in flux and who knows how many I'll actually get to!

  • Don't Text Back
  • MonsterDykë
  • When the Lights Lead, the Shadows Follow
  • The Quiet Rise of Sol
  • Fixing Daisy

Films by Transgender Writers and Directors

607 films

Films written and/or directed by people who fall under the transgender umbrella (including nonbinary, genderfluid, and agender people, among others).…

  • The Fallout
  • King Car
  • Belle
  • Stop-Zemlia
  • I Want You Back

2022 Watchlist

34 films

Vaguely in order of release date. I'll probably pare this down at some point, for self-evident reasons.

  • The Sword in the Stone
  • First Knight
  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Tristan & Isolde

GRAIL QUEST - an ongoing podcast project

15 films

My friend Ashley and I are attempting, through our ongoing podcast Film Broads, to watch and discuss every Arthurian film…

  • The Goonies
  • It
  • It
  • It Chapter Two
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

Who Needs It? - asthma misrepresentations on film

28 films

Movies that portray asthma, inhaler use, and related concepts in inaccurate, stigmatizing, or negative ways.

Inclusion on this list is…

  • Twister
  • Congo
  • Volcano
  • Fly Away Home
  • Son of Rambow

Films with Bizarre MPAA Rating Reasons

93 films

When the MPAA gives a film a PG, PG-13, R, or NC-17 rating they like to say why. Usually it's…

  • Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields
  • Eban and Charley
  • Pieces of April
  • I'm a Mitzvah
  • In the Courtyard

Films containing music by Stephin Merritt/The Magnetic Fields

27 films

Any film that contains music composed and/or performed by Stephin Merritt, The Magnetic Fields, The Gothic Archies, Future Bible Heroes,…

  • To Write Love on Her Arms
  • Saint Laurent
  • Dreamgirls
  • Ava's Possessions
  • The Neon Demon

Movies I've Only Watched Because of a Neon/Colorful Poster

43 films

(sometimes there are actually other reasons I watched these, but these are cases where the poster was, to some degree…

  • Seven Samurai
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • M
  • Yojimbo
  • Sanjuro
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Inkheart
  • WandaVision

Is Paul Bettany Real?

3 films

Roughly once a decade, we are compelled to revisit this existential question...

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Excalibur
  • Fire and Sword
  • The Mists of Avalon
  • Lancelot of the Lake
  • Leonor Will Never Die
  • Framing Agnes
  • After Yang
  • Girl Picture
  • Hannah Ha Ha

Favorite Films of 2022 (chronological)

38 films

in order of viewing date only. Sort by "Leonora's Rating - Highest First" if a quality ranking interests you!