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Still from the opening sequence of the wicker man
Still from the opening sequence of the wicker man

This is my movie watchlist, I keep it yearly, highlight the movies that really stayed with me and keep the movies that really impacted me in the films section .

Movies

To watch 2022 2021 2020

To watch

  • Delia Derbyshire: The Myths And The Legendary Tapes, Caroline Catz - 2020
  • Berberian sound studio, Peter Strickland - 2012
  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Tom Gormican - 1966
  • Sedmikrásky (Daisies), Věra Chytilová - 1966
  • Quartermass and the pit, Roy Ward Baker - 1967
  • Hellbender, John Adams, Zelda Adams, Toby Poser - 2021
  • The Old Dark House, James Whale - 1932
  • Wristcutters, Goran Dukic - 2006
  • The Night of the Demon, Jacques Tourneur - 1957
  • An Inconvenient Truth, Davis Guggenheim - 2006
  • L’erreur boréale, Richard Desjardins - 1999
  • Candyman, Nia DaCosta - 2021
  • Candyman, Bernard Rose - 1992
  • Antlers, Scott Cooper - 2021
  • The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari, Robert Wiene - 1920
  • Metropolis, Fritz Lang - 1927
  • Throne of Blood, Akira Kurosawa - 1957
  • Macbeth, Orson Welles - 1948
  • Andrei Rublev, Andrei Tarkovsky - 1966
  • The Juniper Tree, Nietzchka Keene - 1990
  • Tilbury, Viðar Víkingsson - 1987
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock, Peter Weir - 1975
  • Requiem for a Village, David Gladwell - 1976
  • The Lair of the White Worm, Ken Russel - 1988
  • The White Reindeer, Erik Blomberg - 1952
  • Solitudo, Pino Borselli - 2008
  • Border, Ali Abbasi - 2018
  • Witchhammer, Otakar Vávra - 1970
  • Pelican Blood, Karl Golden - 2010
  • Wake Wood, David Keating - 2009
  • Dark Waters,
  • Sleepy Hollow, Sam Weiss - 1972
  • Pastoral: to die in the country, Shūji Terayama - 1974
  • le diable probablement, Robert Bresson - 1977
  • The Moon and the Sledgehammer, Philip Trevelyan - 1971
  • The Void, Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski - 2017
  • The Good, the Bad and the Weird, Kim Jee-woon - 2008
  • You won’t be alone, Goran Stolevski - 2022

2022

  • Berserk (anime), Naohito Takahashi - 1997
    • Microcosmos, Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou - 1996
  • Elfen Lied (anime), Mamoru Kanbe - 2004
  • Psychomania, Don Sharp - 1973
  • Marketa lazarova, František Vláčil - 1967
  • Into Eternity, Michael Madsen - 2010
  • The Fog, John Carpenter - 1980
  • The Mezzotint, Mark Gatiss - 2021
  • The Dunwich Horror, Daniel Haller - 1970
  • For Sama, Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts - 2019
  • The Hungry Grass, Archie Reid - 1981
    • Demon, Marcin Wrona - 2015
  • The Stalls of Barchester, Lawrence Gordon Clark - 1971
    • The Taking of Deborah Logan, Adam Robitel - 2014
  • Adventure Time (series), Pendleton Ward, 2010-2018
    • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, Sergei Parajanov - 1965
  • Euphoria (series), Sam Levinson - 2019-
  • Hawkwind, do not panic, Simon Chu - 2007
    • Wilczyca (the she-wolf), Marek Piestrak - 1983
  • Sightseers, Ben Wheatley - 2012
  • Yellowjackets (series), Ashley Lyle - 2021
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth, Joel Coen - 2021
  • Marianne (Series), Samuel Bodin - 2019
  • An American Werewolf in London, John Landis - 1981
  • Journey To The Center Of The Earth, Henry Levin - 1959
  • L’Inferno, Francesco Bertolini - 1911

2021

I watched quite a bit of folk-horror movies in 2021 and the best documentary on the genre I’ve seen so far, 2 movies Starring Nicholas Cage, some great TV movie adaptations of M.R. James ghost stories, my favourites are highlighted in the list below.

  • The Alchemists of Sound , Roger Pomphrey - 2003
    • The Thing, John Carpenter - 1982
  • What we do in the Shadows (series), Jemaine Clement - 2016-2021
  • Titane, Julia Ducournau - 2021
  • The Strings, Ryan Glover - 2020
  • Lamb, Valdimar Jóhannsson - 2021
  • Sound of Noise, Ola Simonsson & Johannes Stjärne Nilsson - 2010
    • Dune, Denis Villeneuve - 2021
    • Penda’s Fen, Alan Clarke - 1974
  • The Similars, Isaac Ezban - 2015
  • Whistle and I’ll come to you, Jonathan Miller - 1968
  • Paranormal activity, Oren Peli - 2007
  • My Heart can’t beat unless you tell it to, Jonathan Cuartas - 2020
  • A Warning to the Curious, Lawrence Gordon Clark - 1972
    • Stigma, Lawrence Gordon Clark - 1977
    • Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched, Kier-La Janisse - 2021
  • All the Moons, Igor Legarreta - 2021
    • The Green Kight, David Lowery - 2021
  • Kratt, Rasmus Merivoo - 2020
  • Pig, Michael Sarnoski - 2021
  • Gaia, Jaco Bouwer - 2021
    • SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (The Edge of the Knife), Gwaai Edenshaw, Helen Haig-Brown - 2018
    • Flowers (TV show), Will Sharpe - 2016-2018
  • Boys from county hell, Chris Baugh - 2020
  • Caveat, Damian Mc Carthy - 2020
    • On the silver globe, Andrzej Zulawski - 1988
    • In the Earth, Ben Wheatley - 2021
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead, Tom Stoppard - 1990
  • Sanjuro, Akira Kurosawa - 1962
  • Hard Candy, David Slade - 2005
    • The Green Room, Jeremy Saulnier - 2015
  • Willy’s Wonderland, Kevin Lewis - 2020
  • Saint-Maud, Rose Glass - 2020
    • Koko-di Koko-da, Johannes Nyholm - 2019
    • Valerie and her Week of Wonders, Jaromil Jires - 1970

2020

  • La Casa Lobo, Joaquín Cociña - 2018
  • A Dark Song, Liam Gavin - 2016
  • Friday the 13th, Sean S. Cunningham - 1980
    • Nostalghia, Andrei Tarkovsky - 1983
  • The House of Usher, Roger Corman - 1960
    • Let the Right One In, Tomas Alfredson - 2008
    • Raw, Julia Ducournau - 2016
    • La Jetée, Chris Marker - 1962
    • Holy Motors, Leos Carax - 2012
  • Wild at Heart, David Lynch - 1990
  • Shadow of the Vampire, E. Elias Merhige - 2000
    • Color out of Space, Richard Stanley - 2019
    • Offret (Sacrifice), Andrei Tarkovsky - 1986
    • Horror Noire, Zandashé Brown, Robin Givens, Rob Greenlea, Kimani Ray Smith - 2019
    • It Follows, David Robert Mitchell - 2014
    • Parasite, Bong Joon-ho - 2019
  • The Love Witch, Anna Biller - 2016
  • The Owl Service, Peter Plummer - 1969-1970
  • Salem’s Lot, Tobe Hooper - 1979
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, Peter Greenaway - 1989
    • The Crow, Alex Proyas - 1994
    • Chernobyl (series), Craig Mazin - 2019
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service, Hayao Miyazaki - 1989
  • The Omen, Richard Donner - 1976
  • Solaris, Andrei Tarkovsky - 1972
    • Fantastic Mr. Fox, Wes Anderson - 2009
    • Tangerine, Sean S. Baker - 2015
    • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Hayao Miyazaki - 1984
    • The Color of Pomegranates, Serjei Parajanov - 1969
    • Hagazussa, Lukas Feigelfeld - 2017
  • The Secret of Nimh, Don Bluth - 1982
  • The Tomb of Ligeia, Roger Corman - 1964

2019

  • Children of the Corn, Fritz Kiersch - 1984
  • Faust, F.W. Murnau - 1926
    • La Llorona, Jayro Bustamante - 2019
    • Children of the Stones (series), Peter Graham Scott - 1977
    • The Stone Tape, Peter Sasdy - 1972
    • Midsommar, Ari Aster - 2019
    • VIY, Konstantin Ershov and Georgiy Kropachyov - 1967
    • November, Rainer Sarnet - 2017
    • The Babadook, Jennifer Kent - 2014
    • The Lighthouse, Robert Eggers - 2019
    • Get Out, Jordan Peele - 2017
    • Mandy, Panos Cosmatos - 2018
    • Begotten, E. Elias Merhige - 1989
    • Twin Peaks (series), David Lynch - 1990-1991

2018

  • Hereditary, Ari Aster - 2018
  • Häxan, Benjamin Christensen - 1922

2017

  • Black Sunday / The Mask of Satan, Mario Bava - 1960
    • Häxan, Benjamin Christensen - 1922
    • Suspiria, Dario Argento - 1977
    • In The Mouth of Madness, John Carpenter - 1994

2016

  • Mad Max: Furry Road, George Miller - 2015
  • The VVitch, Robbert Eggers - 2015

“I don’t know why people expect art to make sense when they accept that life doesn’t make sense”
- David Lynch

Last modified on 2022-07-05, published on 2020-11-25