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Best New-to-Me Viewings of 2017

50 films

One per director. Movies that probably would have made the list were it not for that rule are listed in…

  • The Last of the Mohicans
  • The High Sign
  • The Play House
  • The Love Nest
  • Sherlock, Jr.

Sallitt Oranges

248 films

Inspired by a recent convo about Sallitt's color-coding system for his list of favorite films in which I argued that…

  • My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Flowers of Shanghai
  • Line Describing a Cone
  • Breakaway

Best New-to-Me Viewings of 2016

50 films

Pretty straightforward: best older films I saw for the first time this year, one-per-director. When I did this list last…

  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • A Star Is Born
  • My Darling Clementine
  • Pather Panchali
  • Red Desert

Best New-to-Me Viewings of 2015

25 films

Without a doubt, 2015 was the most important, eventful year of my cinephilic development thus far. Just for comparison --…

  • A Star Is Born
  • Pather Panchali
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Claire's Knee
  • Nashville

Ten for Summer '15

10 films

So, my summer is over, which means I'm going from an average of one movie a day to about one…

  • Red River
  • Rio Bravo
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • The Searchers
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Spring Break Watchlist

70 films

I'm on break, so I figured I might make a list of movies I want to see during my two…

  • The Conformist
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Before Sunset
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • On the Waterfront

Best Older Films I Saw in 2013

15 films

These are the 15 best older film that I saw for the first time in 2013. The rest of the…