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1000+ Favorite Films

1,021 films

This is a subjective list based on my preferences. These are films that have worked their way deep into my…

  • The House Across the Bay
  • Girl in 313
  • The Night of January 16th
  • Fingers at the Window
  • The Fallen Sparrow

#Noirvember Written By Women

93 films

Film Noir with female screenwriters, story by credits, or adapted from the works of female writers. List originally composed on…

  • Making a Man of Her
  • Judith of Bethulia
  • A Florida Enchantment
  • The Danger Girl
  • Good Night, Nurse!

Earliest Queer Movies

23 films

A list to go with this piece I wrote for Nerdist. This is not comprehensive. Check out the books Hollywood…

  • Fear Street: 1666
  • Fear Street: 1978
  • Fear Street: 1994
  • Skater Girl
  • Moxie

Teenage Girls Directed By Women

282 films

Original list from Mubi. Films by directed by women featuring teenager girls. A few of these have adults playing teens…

  • Explorers
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Reality Bites
  • Before Sunrise
  • Before Sunset

Isn’t Everything Autobiographical?: Ethan Hawke In Nine Films And A Novel

9 films

A list to go with this piece about Ethan Hawke I wrote for Musings

  • The Velvet Vampire
  • Near Dark
  • Dance of the Damned
  • Tale of a Vampire
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Vampire Films Directed By Women

12 films

A list to go with this piece I wrote for Nerdist.

  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Stage Door Canteen
  • Hollywood Canteen
  • Dawn Express

Classic Films That Inspired Captain America: The First Avenger

20 films

A list to go with this piece I wrote for Nerdist.

  • Pleasure
  • How It Ends
  • Valley Girl
  • Kajillionaire
  • Destroyer

L.A. Woman

44 films

Films set in L.A. directed by women about women.

  • I'm Your Woman
  • Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time
  • Blow the Man Down
  • Destroyer
  • State Like Sleep

#Noirvember Directed By Women

37 films

Noir and neo-noir directed or co-directed by women!

  • Slalom
  • Black Christmas
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Black Goat
  • Mary Queen of Scots

Period Films

65 films

aka menstruation in movies

  • Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time
  • Shiva Baby
  • True Mothers
  • Pig
  • Strawberry Mansion

2021 Releases, Ranked

90 films

I’m counting films that had their main U.S. release in 2021. I won’t be counting films that had qualifying runs…

  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • In the Cut
  • When a Man Loves a Woman
  • Anastasia
  • French Kiss

Meg Ryan, Ranked

36 films

I wrote a piece on Meg Ryan for Crooked Marquee and in doing so managed to watch all of her…