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Indiana Jones Adjacent

90 films

Films that influenced, directly inspired, or were subsequently inspired by the Indiana Jones series.

  • The Usual Suspects
  • The Spanish Prisoner
  • eXistenZ
  • Fight Club
  • The Sixth Sense

Spectral Protagonists

22 films

SPOILERS Films that reflect the turn-of-the-century trend of featuring a protagonist who by the end of the film is revealed…

  • Pinocchio
  • Wall Street
  • Working Girl
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • The Karate Kid Part III

Dark Mentors, Misbegotten Idols, and Bad Influences

44 films

Films where a mentor becomes an antagonist.

  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • The Sixth Sense
  • The Insider
  • Magnolia
  • Election

1999 Ranked

69 films

Ranking the movies from the best year for Hollywood film in my lifetime.

  • The Lawnmower Man
  • Johnny Mnemonic
  • Strange Days
  • Dark City
  • eXistenZ

Cyberphobia

16 films

  • Stray Dog
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • It Came from Outer Space
  • Rear Window
  • The Night of the Hunter

The Sun's Anvil

57 films

Films for sweltering days (and nights).

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • The Lighthouse
  • A Hidden Life
  • Parasite
  • The Irishman

2019 Ranked

10 films

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • The Shape of Water
  • Split
  • Dunkirk
  • mother!

2017 Ranked

40 films

  • American Honey
  • Moonlight
  • The Neon Demon
  • Green Room
  • The Witch

2016 Favorites

10 films

My favorite films of 2016 thus far.