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  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • The Devil's Backbone
  • The Shape of Water
  • Cronos
  • Crimson Peak
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Jaws
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

Steven Spielberg, ranked

33 films

Take with many grains of salt (some of these I saw only once, as a teenager). But doing this helped…

  • The Rider
  • Nomadland
  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me
  • Eternals
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Black Panther
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • The Piano
  • The Power of the Dog
  • An Angel at My Table
  • In the Cut
  • Sweetie
  • Moonlight
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Underground Railroad
  • Medicine for Melancholy
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Happy Together
  • Chungking Express
  • Days of Being Wild
  • As Tears Go By
  • Rushmore
  • Isle of Dogs
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • A New Leaf
  • Shaft
  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Top 10 Films of 1971

10 films

We discuss our Top 5 picks on Filmspotting #841.

  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Raising Arizona
  • Barton Fink
  • The Hudsucker Proxy
  • True Grit

Suggested Order of a Coen Brothers Marathon for a Teen Who Hasn't Seen Any of Their Movies Yet

18 films

Per Sam Van Hallgren's request. I spent way more time thinking about this than I should have, but that's what…

  • An Autumn Afternoon
  • The Bad and the Beautiful
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • A Brighter Summer Day


42 films

My master list of blind spots, in alphabetical order, made for the confessional, 10th anniversary episode of Filmspotting. Sorry Zhivago.…

  • Miller's Crossing
  • No Country for Old Men
  • True Grit
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • Fargo

Coen brothers, ranked

18 films

Currently reordering during a 2021 revisit of their filmography.