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The Plagu Canon

437 films

Previously named Plagu's Never-ending Top Films of All-time List. My favorites! Notes: - This used to be a Top 100…

  • School on Fire
  • Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind
  • Limbo
  • A True Story of the Private Ginza Police
  • The Longest Summer

Anger / Rage

56 films

To when you want to release it all. In unpleasantness, disturbing, energetic, in angst, in catharsis, in rebellion, in directness,…

  • Drive My Car
  • Plan 75
  • All Under the Moon
  • Melancholic
  • Angry Son

Filipinos in Japan

22 films

Minor or major roles. Some films are good, some aren't. Some characters are portrayed by actual Filipinos, some are portrayed…

  • Grim
  • A Walk
  • Nighthawks in Bangkok
  • Sea of Tranquility
  • tricot緊急謝罪会見

The Plagu Short Canon

22 films

Film and shorts must not be longer than 35 minutes.

  • Jealousy Game
  • Hand
  • Love Nonetheless
  • Angel in September
  • Lunch Box

Accessible Pinku

9 films

A lot more grounded or gentle or dramatic than your typical ones. Disturbing, weirdness and/or transgression elements are not applicable.…

  • Parasite
  • The Host
  • Malignant
  • Save the Green Planet!
  • Swallowtail Butterfly

Genre-Shifting and/or Tone-Shifting

71 films

Wild genre mash-ups, tonal inconsistencies (in a good way), sub-genres into the full front, all to create an interesting experience…

  • Die Tomorrow
  • Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy
  • Happy Old Year
  • Heart Attack
  • 36

Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit Ranked by Plagu

16 films

As the title says. Entries with no ratings are at the bottom.

  • Dream Home
  • Vulgaria
  • SDU: Sex Duties Unit
  • Lazy Hazy Crazy
  • Sara

Hong Kong Category III: from 2010s to Beyond

12 films

Please help me expand this list!

  • Last Life in the Universe
  • Call Me Chihiro
  • Straying
  • his
  • What Is Love?
  • Over the Town
  • Call Me Chihiro

Rikiya Imaizumi Ranked by Plagu

9 films

As the title says.

  • City on Fire
  • Prison on Fire
  • School on Fire
  • Wild Search
  • Undeclared War

Hong Kong Action/Thriller Genre Films that Don't Feature Stylized Action Choreography

19 films

Mainly films that are grounded (genre-wise and plot-wise) and/or deconstruct genre tropes.

Suggestions are welcome!

  • Peking Opera Blues
  • The Blade
  • Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind
  • Time and Tide
  • The Big Heat

Tsui Hark Ranked by Plagu

7 films

As the title says.