Lists and marathons

movie marathon


ongoing marathon
yet to watch
2013 marathon Part 1  Part 2  Part 3


ongoing marathon
yet to watch
yet to watch documentaries 2010-2015
Top 20 documentaries of the 2010s so far
2015 marathon Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4


Short films:
Tuesday short film reviews
ongoing marathon
yet to watch


ongoing marathon
yet to watch


Film noir/Neo noir:
Film noir ongoing marathon 
Neo noir ongoing marathon
yet to watch
favorites (film noir)
favorites (neo noir)


yet to watch
2018 marathon mini-reviews
2017 marathon mini-reviews
2016 marathon mini-reviews
2015 marathon mini-reviews Part 1  Part 2  Part 3 Part 4 Part 5
2014 marathon mini-reviews
2013 marathon mini-review Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5
2012 marathon mini-reviews Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
John Carpenter (ranked)
David Cronenberg (ranked)
Ten favorite ’90s horror movies


ongoing marathon
yet to watch


ongoing marathon
yet to watch


ongoing marathon
yet to watch


ongoing marathon
yet to watch


Highest ratings:
Rated 4 or above in 2019
Rated 4 or above in 2018
Rated 4.5 or 5 in 2017
Rated 4.5 or 5 in 2016
Rated 4.5 or 5 in 2015
Rated 4.5 or 5 in 2014
Rated 4.5 or 5 in 2013


Pedro Almodóvar (ranked)
Woody Allen (ranked)
Robert Altman (ranked)
Darren Aronofsky (ranked)
Luc Besson (ranked)
Susanne Bier (ranked)
Danny Boyle (ranked)
Tim Burton (ranked)
John Carpenter (ranked)
Claude Chabrol (ranked)
Charlie Chaplin (ranked) 
Coen’s (ranked)
David Cronenberg (ranked)
Xavier Dolan (ranked)
W.C. Fields (ranked)
Michael Haneke (ranked)
Alfred Hitchcock (ranked)
John Hughes (ranked)
Jim Jarmusch (ranked)
Elia Kazan (ranked)
Buster Keaton (ranked)
Krzysztof Kieslowski (ranked)
Stanley Kubrick (ranked)
Fritz Lang (ranked)
Yorgos Lanthimos (ranked)
Mike Leigh (ranked)
Richard Linklater (ranked)
Ken Loach (ranked)
Sidney Lumet (ranked)
David Lynch (ranked)
Louis Malle (ranked)
Michael Mann (ranked)
Christopher Nolan (ranked)
Brian de Palma (ranked)
Alexander Payne (ranked)
Powell & Pressburger (ranked)
Nicolas Winding Refn (ranked)
Steven Spielberg (ranked)
Andrei Tarkovsky (ranked)
Quentin Tarantino (ranked)
Denis Villeneuve (ranked)
Orson Welles (ranked)
Billy Wilder (ranked)


Top 10 foreign films
Best films from Sweden
Best films from Denmark
Best films from Norway
Best films from Korea 
Best films from Australia and NZ
Czech New Wave (ranked)
Best films from Germany


2016 Blindspot Series
2015 Blindspot Series
2014 Blindspot Series


Top 20 films of 2016 + awards
Top 10 films of 2015 so far (September)
Top 20 films of 2014
Top 20 films of 2013
Top 20 films of 2012

Favorite older films watched in 2018
Favorite older films watched in 2017
Favorite older films watched in 2016
Favorite older films watched in 2015
Favorite older films watched in 2014
Favorite older films watched in 2013
Favorite classic film discoveries 2012
Favorite classic film discoveries 2011
Favorite classic film discoveries 2010


25 Favorites of the 21st Century
Top 50 of 2010s so far
Top 5 Films From Each Decade I Haven’t Seen
Not watched from IMDB 250
Yet to watch from book The Big Screen by David Thomson
Praised films from 2010s I find overrated
Atmospheric movies inspired by 80s ads and music videos (and vice versa)
Favorite prison films
Bond movies (ranked)
Eddie Murphy (ranked)
Favorite Christmas-related films
Anticipated 2016-2016-2018
Blaxploitation (ranked)
Harry Potter films reviewed and ranked
Films recommended to me by bloggers or letterboxd-users 

David Bowie
Fiona Apple
Nine Inch Nails
Jack White
The White Stripes
Al Stewart
The Rolling Stones
Jethro Tull
C.V. Jørgensen
Marvin Gaye
Mothers of Invention
The Who
Lou Reed
Deep Purple
The Doors
John Lennon
Tears for Fears
Steely Dan
Sly & The Family Stone
Led Zeppelin
Iggy and The Stooges
Amy Winehouse
Lana Del Rey
Siouxsie and The Banshees
Arcade Fire
Fleet Foxes
Saint Etienne
The Police
Pink Floyd
Brian Eno
The Velvet Underground
The Beach Boys
Kendrick Lamar
Little Feat
Neil Young
Bob Dylan



Looking ahead, the long-term goal is share my favorite tracks from:

60s: Johnny Cash, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, The Jimi Hendrix Experience

70s: Roxy Music, Fleetwood Mac, Big Star, George Harrison, Billy Joel, Jim Croce, Tangerine Dream, Neil Young, Yes, Chic, Rush, Tom Waits, Steely Dan, T. Rex, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney, Queen, America, David Bowie, The Eagles, Diana Ross, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Paul Simon, Nick Drake, Carly Simon, Blondie, Tom Petty, Gil Scott-Heron, The Runaways, Joe Cocker, Simon and Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Frank Zappa/Mothers of Invention, Emmylou Harris, Dire Straits, Iggy Pop,

80s: The Cure, Joy Division, The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Bruce Springsteen, Kate Bush, Talking Heads, Prince, Peter Gabriel, The Clash, Janet Jackson, New Order, Grace Jones, The Cars, Cocteau Twins, Van Halen, Echo and the Bunnymen, Talk Talk, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Sonic Youth, Eurythmics, Tears for Fears, Depeche Mode, The Pixies, Kraftwerk, Ultravox, Genesis, Phil Collins, The Replacements, Yazoo, Giorgio Moroder, Patrick Cowley, Pet Shop Boys, Psychedelic Furs, Tom Tom Club, This Mortal Coil, Everything but the Girl, Soft Cell, The Sugarcubes, Love and Rockets, Enya, Sade, N.W.A, Public Enemy, Eric B. & Rakim, Anthrax, The Chameleons, The Birthday Party

90s: The Flaming Lips, Pearl Jam, Belle and Sebastian, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Radiohead, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Slowdive, Curve, Björk, Julee Cruise, Massive Attack, Sinéad O’Connor, Beck, The White Stripes, Blur, Oasis, The Strokes, Morrissey, Aphex Twin, PJ Harvey, Fiona Apple, Portishead, Tindersticks, D’Angelo, Ride, Saint Etienne, Kent, Catherine Wheel, Jonathan Richman, Pulp,

2000s: The National, Destroyer, Camera Obscura, Burial, Jens Lekman, Phoenix, The Radio Dept, Interpol, LCD Soundsystem, Metronomy, The Knife, Arcade Fire, Sun Kil Moon, Arctic Monkeys, Keane, Franz Ferdinand, Feist, Sebastien Tellier, The Antlers, Amy Winehouse, Cat Power, The Killers, The Shins, Josh Ritter, Gorillaz, Melody Gardot, Agalloch

2010s: Blood Orange, Beach House, Mac DeMarco, Tame Impala, School of Seven Bells, Kendrick Lamar



1980 in music

Best songs of 1980 (part 1) (part 2) (part 3) (part 4) (part 5) (part 6) (part 7) (part 8) (part 9) (part 10) (part 11) (part 12) (part 13) (part 14) (part 15)




Playlist 1980




Playlist 1981




Playlist 1982







top 100 songs
Top 50 older song discoveries of 2018
Top 10 albums of 2018
Top 10 songs of 2018, bonus tracks, and playlist
Favorite older album discoveries of 2018

Favorite older album discoveries of 2017
Top 10 albums of 2017
Top 10 album disappointments of 2017
Top 50 songs of 2017 (1-5) (6-10) (11-15) (16-20) (21-25) (26-30) (31-35) (36-40) (41-45) (46-50)
Top 15 songs of 2017 so far (1-5) (6-10) (11-15)
2017 anticipated albums

Favorite older album discoveries of 2016
Top 10 albums of 2016
Best albums of 2016 (11-20)
Older song discoveries from soundtracks during 2016
Guilty pleasure songs of 2016
Top 10 album disappointments of 2016
Top 100 songs of 2016 (tracks 10-1) (tracks 11-20) (tracks 30-21) (tracks 40-31) (tracks 50-41) (tracks 60-51) (tracks 70-61) (tracks 80-71) (tracks 90-81) (tracks 100-91)

Top 10 albums of 2015
Top 10 songs of 2015
Top 50 songs of 2015 so far (tracks 1-25) (tracks 26-50)

Top 10 albums of 2014
Top 10 soundtracks of 2014
Top 100 songs of 2014 (tracks 1-25) (tracks 50-26) (tracks 60-51) (tracks 70-61) (tracks 80-71) (tracks 90-81) (tracks 100-91) (overlooked 2014) (overlooked trailer music)

Top 10 albums of 2013
Top 100 songs of 2013 (tracks 1-25) (tracks 50-26) (tracks 60-51) (tracks 70-61) (tracks 80-71) (tracks 90-81) (tracks 100-91) (overlooked 2013 no 1) (overlooked 2013 no 2)

Top 100 2012
Top 100 2011
Top 100 2010


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