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100 Favourite Short Films

101 films

Alphabetical. Regularly updated.

  • Child of the Big City
  • The Dying Swan
  • I Accuse
  • The Kid
  • The High Sign

All Time Favourites (1914-2018) - Longlist

942 films

First run at a favourites. Probably more representative of all my preferences, predilections and peccadilloes than the short list, but…

  • Strange Days
  • Symptoms
  • The Addiction
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Melancholia
  • 11 x 14
  • 24 Frames
  • 66 Scenes from America
  • Aspect
  • At Sea
  • Alice Sweet Alice
  • Alucarda
  • The Boxer's Omen
  • Bug
  • Crawlspace
  • Cuadecuc, Vampir
  • Son Nom de Venise dans Calcutta Désert
  • Jane B. by Agnès V.
  • The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers

Views from the Marsh: Echoing Companion Films

4 films

Companion films, left unnoticed in the shadow of a larger work to grow into misshapen, purer iterations of the same…

  • 52 Pick-Up
  • Act of God
  • Altered States
  • Anguish
  • The Aviator's Wife
  • Child of the Big City
  • I Accuse
  • Shattered
  • Nosferatu
  • Kino-pravda no. 1

The 'Tom Blasphemously Pairs Silent Films and Random Albums to Surprising Success' List

17 films

If there's one possibly pointless talent I have, it's a knack for scoring silent films I've never seen before with…

  • Twilight
  • Bijou
  • Messiah of Evil
  • Symptoms
  • Cuadecuc, Vampir

1 A.M. Cinema

16 films

Films that hit that heightened, faintly delirious somnambulist shuffle best appreciated after midnight a.k.a. films I likely fell asleep watching

  • #Horror
  • 102 Minutes That Changed America
  • 28 Days Later
  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • Afraid of the Dark
  • Limelight
  • Sabrina
  • A Film Johnnie
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Unknown
  • The Lady from Shanghai
  • The Red Shoes

Classics on the Big Screen

41 films

Every film from before I was born that I've seen where nature intended - surrounded by strangers. Mostly in a…