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Epsteincore

21 films

Works that were produced before Jeffrey Epstein’s (put neutrally) death in August 2019 and anticipated revelations of the 1%’s malevolent…

  • Comrades, Almost a Love Story
  • The Day He Arrives
  • Death Proof
  • Duvidha
  • Elephant

Sight and Sound — 2022

10 films

My submission to this decade's Sight and Sound poll. Proper page is here.

These are of course defined equally…

  • The Plains
  • Coma
  • Beatrix
  • Irma Vep
  • Modern Love Tokyo

2022 Top 10(+1)

11 films

With writings here.

Modern Love Tokyo is a stand-in for Kurosawa's For 13 Days, I Believed Him. 8 and 9…

  • Fireworks Wednesday
  • Kaili Blues
  • The Thoughts That Once We Had
  • Right Now, Wrong Then
  • Don't Blink: Robert Frank

Grasshopper Film

90 films

Every feature distributed theatrically, virtual-theatrical, and on DVD & Blu-ray by Grasshopper Film. Listed in order of release.

Most are available…

  • The Slave
  • The Teenagers
  • Le Socrate
  • Ras le bol
  • The Nada Gang

Written by Jean-Patrick Manchette

13 films

Films scripted by novelist Jean-Patrick Manchette, per French Wikipedia and IMDb.

Not on Letterboxd: Les petits enfants d'Attila (Jean-Pierre Bastid,…

  • Abraham's Valley
  • Bronco Billy
  • I Wanna Hold Your Hand
  • Song of the Exile
  • The Lion Has Seven Heads

My Cats Watched Attentively

20 films

Why these, I cannot answer.

  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
  • Utamaro and His Five Women
  • The Travelling Players
  • The Match Factory Girl
  • Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatjana

Scott Walker's Favorite Films

27 films

"I'd love to have made a film. That's my only big regret. I'm fearless about producing, so I'd have no…

  • Dangerous Game
  • New Rose Hotel
  • 4:44 Last Day on Earth
  • Tommaso
  • Siberia
  • The Age of the Earth
  • Camp de Thiaroye
  • Duvidha
  • Let Him Rest in Peace
  • Love Torn in Dreams

"2020" 10

10 films

WIth writings / rationalization here.

  • Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
  • To the Ends of the Earth
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Transit
  • Hotel by the River

2019 10(+1)+5

16 films

Three and four tied as a “spiritual pairing.” Honorable mentions not placed in any order of preference. You can’t see…

  • Lover for a Day
  • Claire's Camera
  • The Day After
  • A Paris Education
  • First Reformed

2018 10(+1)+5

16 films

2 and 3 are tied. Honorable mentions are not in any particular order. Didn't see some stuff I wanted to…

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Song to Song
  • Marjorie Prime
  • On the Beach at Night Alone
  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances

2017 10+5

15 films

With write-ups here.