When you can’t find it on Google.

  • A more complete Varda filmography

    All of the films Agnès Varda (1928-2019) directed, culled from multiple sources across the internet. Most people know her from the French New Wave classic, Cléo from 5 to 7, or Vagabond (Sans toit ni loi), but Varda’s filmography extends to at least 84 unique works.

  • Video clips and history of world cinema: 1938-1947

    10 Years 10 Films (10Y10F) is a project to display embedded YouTube selections of cinema history. This is Decade Six of a series that gives the viewer a quick time-lapse view of how movie technology and style has developed throughout the world – one clip each year – from 1888 through 2017, starting with the…

  • Which email subscription service should I use?

    Greetings, particularly to the email subscribers of my blog. First, let this serve as a heads up that the current Google Feeburner service WILL END IN JULY, so I’ll be transferring subscribers to a new service in the next week or two. Currently, Follow.it, Feedio, and Feedblitz are my top contenders, each with decent options…

  • Queer films and directors, 1938-1947 (10Y10F VI Bonus List)

    Some of the gay and lesbian stereotypes in these films are clearly damaging, others are celebrated as coded queer classics in a time when “sex perversion” was forbidden in Hollywood. An interactive version of this list, with notes on each film, can be found at Letterboxd.

  • Movies watched in 2020

    These are my 20 favorite films this year, organized on Letterboxd. Other than the obvious COVID-19 pandemic which hindered theater-going, my movie-watching habits remained largely the same, although I definitely spent more time in front of a screen than in past years. Previous years: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012.