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100 Favorite Non-Horror Pictures

100 films

What the title says.

The Phantom Menace stands in for all six episodes of George Lucas's Star Wars saga


  • Passage of Venus
  • Sallie Gardner at a Gallop
  • Buffalo Running
  • Human Figure in Motion
  • Woman Walking Downstairs

The Essentials / My Favorites

488 films

Chronological. Always evolving.

Top 10 Fantômas. Louis Feuillade, 1913-1914 Intolerance. D. W. Griffith, 1916 He Who Gets Slapped. Victor Sjöström,…

  • Wife of a Spy
  • Siberia
  • Smiley Face Killers
  • City Hall
  • Nasir

2020's Top 10

10 films

Favorite albums of the year

Global premiere dates (streaming, festival, theatrical). Feature-length only.

As always: this list will look a…

  • Zeros and Ones
  • The Last Duel
  • Old
  • A Writer's Odyssey
  • House of Gucci

2021's Top 10

10 films

Global/streaming premiere dates. Subject to constant change. As always: this list will look a lot different by this time next…

  • Cry Macho
  • Cliff Walkers
  • From Bakersfield to Mojave
  • Limbo
  • Nenjam Marappathillai

2021 Watchlist

22 films

This year's titles that I cannot miss. Any glaring omissions? Let me know.

  • 4:44 Last Day on Earth
  • Ænigma
  • Alien
  • The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'
  • The Beyond

Peel Back and See

75 films

A cinematic "mood board" for my short story collection Peel Back and See.

Read my introduction on Kendall Reviews.

  • Daguerrotype
  • Journey to the Shore
  • 4:44 Last Day on Earth
  • The Lords of Salem
  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

2010-2019: 100 Favorites

100 films

Features only. Nymphomaniac: Volume I stands in for both volumes (director's cut).

  • The Serpent and the Rainbow
  • My Soul to Take
  • The People Under the Stairs
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • New Nightmare

Wes. Craven.

24 films

I discussed Craven's work with the hosts of Film Formally. Check it out.


His features, ranked in order by…

  • Electrocuting an Elephant
  • Blood of the Beasts
  • Corridors of Blood
  • Titicut Follies
  • The Boston Strangler

Films that scared / disturbed me

70 films

Affect Horror.

Resurrected. A work in progress.

  • Freaks
  • White Zombie
  • Supernatural
  • The Black Cat
  • Revenge of the Creature

Films I've Discussed in Interviews

29 films

Links in notes.

  • The Happening
  • After Earth
  • Signs
  • Unbreakable
  • The Village

M. Night S.

14 films

Ranking his films according to personal preference.

Love 1-10 Really like 11 Mixed feelings about 12 Indifferent to 13-14

  • Madhouse
  • The Omen
  • The Killer Shrews
  • House of 1000 Corpses
  • Black Cat Mansion

October 2021: A Month of Horror

34 films

A log of every horror film I watch this month. Listed in order by watch date.

Past years: 2015, 2016,…