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  • Before Sunset
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Waking Life
  • Before Midnight
  • Slacker
  • Antichrist
  • Gerry
  • Mammoth
  • The Fountain
  • Che: Part One

Great Films Booed at Cannes

10 films

Some of these might be Apocryphal, and I know I am missing some.

  • The Master
  • Stories We Tell
  • Frances Ha
  • Prometheus
  • Lincoln
  • The Place Beyond the Pines
  • To the Wonder
  • The Lords of Salem
  • The Impossible
  • Room 237
  • You Can Count on Me
  • Ghost World
  • Greenberg
  • Nights and Weekends
  • Slacker

The Autobiographical List

8 films

Films that tell my life, or aspects of my life so far.

  • The Tree of Life
  • Red Beard
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Little Children
  • The New World
  • Waking Life
  • When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • Lost in Translation
  • Greenberg
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • Chungking Express
  • Sideways

Cinema Crushes

10 films

The ideal woman as realized in the movies

  • Iron Man
  • Alphaville
  • Brick
  • The Quiet Earth
  • Once Upon a Time in America

Against the Grain II: Popular Films I Dislike

10 films

This list was harder to come up with than the first. I tried to stay away from the main summer…

  • Cold Mountain
  • Crash
  • Gerry
  • Greenberg
  • Mammoth

Against the Grain: Unpopular Films I Like

10 films

10 films I like a lot, some I outright love. No ironic choices, no baiting, these are ones I can…

  • Paths of Glory
  • Training Day
  • A Few Good Men

Now Playing at the Row Three Rep: Following Orders

3 films

A triple bill of films that pays close attention to the issue of following orders and at that juncture where…

  • Sullivan's Travels
  • Chungking Express
  • Hannah Takes the Stairs
  • La Notte
  • The Dreamers

All About the Girl

15 films

A list of films I watch because I am drawn to beauty of the actress with an emphasis on how…