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Blindspot Check 2022

52 films

52 movies I haven't seen, that I will watch sometime in 2022. Originally planned to keep this private but having…

  • White Noise
  • Showing Up
  • After Yang
  • Babylon
  • Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood
  • Love Jones
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • Holiday
  • Leave Her to Heaven
  • Night and the City

Criterion Challenge 2022

52 films

Decided to attempt to join this challenge too. Who knows if I'll finish but progress will be made! I of…

  • Brief Encounter
  • Roman Holiday
  • The Apartment
  • Before Sunrise
  • Before Sunset

Brief Encounters™

70 films

One of my favorite subgenres. Movies about ephemeral relationships. Often but not always romantic/sexual, often but not always people who…

  • The New World
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Out of Sight
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • The Straight Story
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Tokyo Godfathers
  • Carol
  • Little Women
  • Blade Runner
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Godfather
  • Klute
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Paul's Favorite Film Scores

50 films

Didn't dare to rank these. Just a collection of my favorite film music! Almost wholly independent of the movies themselves,…

  • The Worst Person in the World
  • Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy
  • Petite Maman
  • Come Back Anytime
  • It's a Summer Film!


26 films

Everything I saw at the 2021 Hawai'i International Film Festival

  • Paterson
  • Columbus
  • Burning
  • Lady Bird
  • The New World

"Who Are Your Guys?"

36 films

Active, running list of my favorite current actors. The people who, when I see their name in the opening credits,…

  • Nomadland
  • The Woman Who Ran
  • Undine
  • Lovers Rock
  • Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue

NYFF 2020

11 films

  • Hoop Dreams
  • Minding the Gap
  • F for Fake
  • For All Mankind
  • Grizzly Man

Rock Out With Your Doc Out

50 films

My favorite feature-length documentaries! For the sake of this list, not counting concert docs

  • High and Low
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Mystery Train
  • Notorious
  • Nashville