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Filmspotting Golden Brick Finalists

79 films

Annual award given to our favorite movie that meets the following criteria:

-Not a mainstream/highly publicized movie -Shows a clear…

  • Finding Nemo
  • Toy Story 3
  • WALL·E
  • Toy Story 2
  • Inside Out

Pixar Ranked

20 films

[Unseen: Cars 2, Cars 3, The Good Dinosaur]

  • Zodiac
  • Se7en
  • The Social Network
  • Gone Girl
  • Fight Club

David Fincher Ranked

11 films

I could rearrange the top 5 every day.

  • Blue Velvet
  • Mulholland Drive
  • The Elephant Man
  • Wild at Heart
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

David Lynch Ranked

10 films

Yes, that's right... I still need to see ERASERHEAD (gasp!). And Dune.

Updated: 11/10/20

  • The Searchers
  • Rio Bravo
  • Halloween
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Vertigo

Filmspotting Marathon Awards – Best Picture Winners

69 films

Every Filmspotting Marathon Best Picture winner (in chronological order). Click 'Read Notes' to see the Marathon topic and host selection.

  • The Exorcist
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Alien
  • Night of the Living Dead

Top 20 Favorite Horror Movies

20 films

If you insist on counting JAWS as horror *cough* Brett Merryman *cough*, just imagine it slotting in at #3.

  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Winter Sleep
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
  • Badlands
  • The Bling Ring
  • Interstellar
  • Memento
  • The Prestige
  • Dunkirk
  • The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Nolan, ranked (2020)

11 films

Updated ranking after completing our Nolan Oeuvre-view – a (mostly) chronological look at the director's work.

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Jaws
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Ranked: Steven Spielberg

24 films

Revised (and hopefully more accurately reflecting both my tastes and what I perceive as his 'best' work) from my last…

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Malcolm X
  • Inside Man
  • He Got Game
  • 25th Hour

Spike Lee Ranked

16 films

A few holes here...

  • Aliens
  • After Hours
  • Amadeus
  • Back to the Future
  • Batman

Filmspotting Madness 2021 Shortlist: Best Films of the 1980s

104 films

Not-so-shortlist of movies likely to contend for the 64 spots in Filmspotting Madness (starting March 2021). Titles may – will,…

  • Memento
  • Interstellar
  • Inception
  • The Prestige
  • Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan, ranked

9 films

Retiring this list, which represents my attempt at a ranking pre-Filmspotting Oeuvre-view.

Unseen: Following