film (and plays)

to watch with kids

  • the oth­ers
  • the goldfinch
  • once upon a time in hol­ly­wood
  • wak­ing life
  • good omens
  • wild com­bi­na­tion
  • cast away
  • the limey
  • odd man out (car­ol reed)
  • the fall­en idol (cr)
  • night train to munich (cr)
  • peck­er
  • shut­ter island
  • the great hack
  • high life
  • birds of pas­sage
  • killing eve
  • shad­ow
  • the man in the high cas­tle
  • the bur­ial of kojo
  • radioac­tive
  • on the basis of sex
  • on the bow­ery
  • apol­lo 11
  • red desert
  • the eclipse
  • umber­to d.
  • mer­chant ivorys
  • the swin­dle
  • knock down the house
  • drum
  • the hate u give
  • ser­a­fi­na
  • por­trait of jen­nie
  • brief encounter
  • great expec­ta­tions (1946)
  • repul­sion (polan­s­ki)
  • two men and a wardrobe
  • james bonds
  • neru­da
  • the lob­ster
  • naked lunch
  • being john malkovitch
  • cap­tain fan­tas­tic
  • shad­ows and fog
  • cri­sis in six scenes
  • broad­way dan­ny rose
  • love and death
  • han­nah and her sis­ters
  • man­hat­tan
  • man­hat­tan mur­der mys­tery
  • the front
  • small time crooks
  • inte­ri­ors
  • irra­tional man
  • crimes and mis­de­meanors
  • every­thing you always want­ed to know about sex
  • decon­struct­ing har­ry
  • sep­tem­ber
  • play it again, sam
  • vicky cristi­na barcelona
  • a mid­sum­mer night’s sex com­e­dy
  • hus­bands and wives
  • annie hall
  • alice
  • you will meet a tall dark stranger
  • havana
  • black klans­man
  • three bill­boards out­side ebbing
  • a ghost sto­ry
  • trainspot­ting 2
  • mi fall­out
  • moon­light
  • cooked
  • the death of stal­in
  • an incon­ve­nient sequel
  • pic­nic at hang­ing rock
  • cal­i­for­nia type­writer
  • pas­sion of joan of arc
  • the ninth gate
  • hand­maid­’s tale
  • insom­nia
  • jar city
  • algiers
  • sil­i­con val­ley
  • mozart in the jun­gle
  • blues bros
  • snow­piercer
  • rocky hor­ror
  • mononoke
  • cora­line
  • sleep­er
  • zelig
  • take the mon­ey and run
  • what’s up, tiger lily?
  • del­i­catessen
  • crimes and mis­de­meanors
  • the big heat
  • borat
  • rifi­fi
  • papil­lon
  • lady­bird
  • the man who invent­ed xmas
  • dr zhiva­go
  • every­thing bil­ly wilder
  • memen­to
  • troy
  • hhhh
  • amer­i­can pas­toral
  • hap­py death day
  • hell or high water
  • alex de la igle­sia — fil­mog­ra­phy
  • almod­ovar
  • the man who shot lib­er­ty valance
  • ala­triste
  • risk (poitras)
  • cocoon
  • the lion
  • jodor­owsky’s dune
  • ghost in the shell
  • meet­ing peo­ple is easy
  • chas­ing trane
  • thir­teen
  • kedi (turk­ish)
  • good­fel­las
  • belle and sebas­t­ian
  • lagaan
  • good will hunt­ing
  • chock­day india
  • find­ing fan­nie (indi­an)
  • it hap­pened one night (capra, 1934)
  • eye of the nee­dle (1981)
  • love & friend­ship
  • juno
  • mod­ern times
  • sky lad­der
  • until the end of the world
  • schindler’s list
  • noc­tur­na
  • X+Y
  • explor­ers (1985, et-ish)
  • atone­ment
  • the mis­sion
  • annie hall
  • a knight’s tale
  • the dish
  • synech­doche new york
  • fish called wan­da
  • the diary of anne frank
  • mel brooks
  • liv­ing in obliv­ion
  • mak­ing of mary pop­pins
  • the expanse
  • the last samu­rai
  • glad­i­a­tor
  • down by law
  • spar­ta­cus. kubrick 3h
  • roots
  • quo vadis. 5h
  • mutiny on the boun­ty
  • the year of liv­ing dan­ger­ous­ly
  • mos­qui­to coast
  • the last of the mohi­cans
  • mal­tese fal­con
  • sun­set blvd
  • dark pas­sage
  • psy­cho
  • priscil­la queen of the desert
  • his girl fri­day
  • cabaret
  • an amer­i­can in paris
  • god­fa­ther
  • chi­na­town
  • the ten­ant (polan­s­ki)
  • the ghost writer (polan­s­ki)
  • tess (polan­s­ki)
  • detour
  • all that jazz (...)
  • rebel with­out a cause
  • spell­bound
  • the pris­on­er of zen­da
  • out of the past
  • kiss me dead­ly
  • the killers
  • in a lone­ly place
  • the big heat
  • the woman in the win­dow
  • the asphalt jun­gle
  • the blue dahlia
  • the killing
  • swiss army man
  • the lit­tle prince (2016)
  • winged migra­tion
  • trum­bo
  • the man from earth
  • moon
  • brave­heart
  • remains of the day
  • fol­low­ing (c. nolan)
  • the wolf of wall street
  • koy­aanisqat­si
  • powwaqat­si
  • prime sus­pect bbc series
  • the great escape
  • tasio
  • the social net­work
  • el sur
  • la femme niki­ta
  • el espir­i­tu de la col­me­na
  • the intouch­ables
  • bridge of spies
  • the revenant
  • the god­fa­ther
  • the god­fa­ther 2
  • mozart in the jun­gle (tv)
  • mr robot (tv)
  • schindler’s list
  • trans­par­ent
  • the abyss
  • the pianist
  • the french con­nec­tion
  • shad­ows and fog
  • chi­na­town
  • the lives of oth­ers
  • dis­trict 9
  • super 8
  • rifi­fi
  • bar­ry lyn­don
  • the eng­lish patient
  • cit­i­zen kane
  • touch of evil
  • mr turn­er
  • the trea­sure of the sier­ra madre
  • plan­et of the apes
  • dawn of the plan­et of the apes
  • remains of the day
  • front­line doc­u­men­taries
  • con­trol room
  • tam­popo
  • waltz with bashir
  • amer­i­can hus­tle
  • push­ing hands (ang lee)
  • the year of liv­ing dan­ger­ous­ly
  • el mari­achi
  • after life
  • buster keaton
  • ozu
  • papri­ka
  • everythingisterrible.com holy moun­tain from dog movies
  • com­put­er chess
  • cos­mopo­lis
  • ricky jay decep­tive
  • the lone ranger
  • inde­pen­dence day
  • with­nail and i
  • farewell my con­cu­bine
  • the great dic­ta­tor
  • dar­by o’gill
  • don­nie darko
  • dog day after­noon
  • saudade do futuro
  • par­ti­cle fever
  • leo­lo
  • bowfin­ger
  • rain man
  • say any­thing
  • stop mak­ing sense
  • this is spinal tap
  • yojim­bo
  • once upon a time in the west
  • the wages of fear
  • a fist­ful of dol­lars
  • more dol­lars
  • good, bad, ugly
  • napoleon dyna­mite
  • work­ing girls
  • nights of cabiria
  • bill cun­ning­ham new york
  • the maze run­ner
  • brazil
  • the zero the­o­rem
  • from up on pop­py hill
  • the giv­er
  • noah
  • bicy­cle thieves
  • rashomon
  • the sev­enth seal
  • ikiru
  • throne of blood
  • dreams
  • kage­musha
  • drunk­en angel
  • stray dog
  • rebec­ca
  • rope
  • the search for gen­er­al tso
  • the shin­ing
  • whiplash
  • when the cat’s away
  • ghost world
  • dark city
  • nebras­ka
  • what dreams may come
  • russ­ian ark
  • a very long engage­ment
  • the princess and the war­rior
  • gen­er­a­tion war
  • shaun of the dead
  • gand­hi
  • kes
  • the best years of our lives
  • ben-hur
  • the green mile
  • net­work
  • a mat­ter of life and death
  • wait­ing for guff­man
  • la via en rose
  • on the water­front
  • dog day after­noon
  • 007 casi­no royale
  • what’s eat­ing gilbert grape
  • the dark knight

watched with kids

  • many mon­ty python’s fly­ing cir­cus
  • the life of bri­an
  • mon­ty python holy grail
  • totoro
  • howl’s mov­ing cas­tle
  • cas­tle in the sky
  • the cat returns
  • whis­per of the heart
  • the secret world of arri­et­ty
  • kik­i’s deliv­ery ser­vice
  • spir­it­ed away
  • princess mononoke
  • por­co rosso
  • nau­si­caa of the val­ley of the wind
  • ponyo
  • cagliostro
  • 007 sky­fall
  • lin­coln
  • the count of monte cristo
  • out of africa
  • back to the future
  • fer­ris bueller’s day off
  • red tails
  • ghost­busters
  • ground­hog day
  • the tru­man show
  • catch me if you can
  • mega­mind
  • front­line: cor­rup­tion
  • noto­ri­ous
  • the gods must be crazy
  • the gods must be crazy 2
  • mean girls
  • sense and sen­si­bil­i­ty
  • wuther­ing heights
  • my fair lady
  • the king’s speech
  • okla­homa
  • hair­spray
  • singing in the rain
  • vic­to­ria
  • titan­ic
  • west side sto­ry
  • fid­dler on the roof
  • cane toads: an unnat­ur­al his­to­ry
  • the matrix
  • the imag­i­nar­i­um of dr par­nas­sus
  • men in black
  • men in black 2
  • we steal secrets (assange)
  • rear win­dow
  • bring­ing up baby
  • eat drink man woman
  • not one less
  • fan­tas­tic mr fox
  • crouch­ing tiger hid­den drag­on
  • raise the red lantern
  • juras­sic park
  • arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence (a.i. — spiel­berg)
  • grav­i­ty
  • lawrence of ara­bia
  • gal­lipoli
  • the wind is ris­ing
  • north by north­west
  • o broth­er where art thou
  • strangers on a train
  • my fair lady
  • true sto­ries
  • wad­j­da
  • indi­ana jones
  • indi­ana jones and the last cru­sade
  • indi­ana jones and the tem­ple of doom
  • indi­ana jones and the crys­tal skull
  • wargames
  • e.t.
  • cin­e­ma par­adiso
  • grand hotel budapest
  • i robot
  • pom poko
  • my neigh­bors the yamadas
  • the edge of tomor­row
  • the ter­mi­na­tor (1 kid)
  • the book thief
  • tintin
  • flame trees of thi­ka
  • x men
  • x men future past what­ev­er
  • ground­hog day
  • the wolver­ine
  • the oth­er var­i­ous xmen
  • casablan­ca
  • red vio­lin
  • moon­rise king­dom
  • the life aquat­ic with steve zis­sou
  • search­ing for sug­ar man
  • inter­stel­lar (1 kid)
  • the tale of the princess kaguya
  • a series of unfor­tu­nate events
  • big hero 6
  • enig­ma (2001)
  • slum­dog mil­lion­aire
  • rush­more
  • town called pan­ic
  • the hun­dred foot jour­ney
  • the the­o­ry of every­thing
  • pas­sage to india
  • hunger games 1,2,3
  • a cat in paris
  • shaw­shank redemp­tion
  • dr strangelove
  • diver­gent
  • every­thing is illu­mi­nat­ed
  • to catch a thief
  • the imi­ta­tion game
  • all the way (play)
  • the great soci­ety (play — with anselm)
  • the mer­chant of venice (play)
  • sel­ma (with anselm)
  • la vita e bel­la
  • amelie
  • dar­jeel­ing lim­it­ed
  • mon­soon wed­ding
  • blade run­ner
  • gat­ta­ca
  • the pres­tige
  • get shorty
  • now you see me
  • run lola run
  • force majeure (with eliot)
  • wolf hall (play — with eliot)
  • bring up the bod­ies (play — with eliot)
  • for­rest gump
  • ter­mi­na­tor 2
  • mic­macs
  • the city of lost chil­dren
  • the sev­en samu­rai (anselm)
  • holes
  • sher­lock holmes (hol­ly­wood)
  • mr. holmes
  • the sting
  • the young and prodi­gious ts spivet
  • cloud atlas
  • ben­jamin but­ton
  • holmes 2 (hol­ly­wood)
  • the gen­er­al (buster keaton)
  • hel­veti­ca
  • 007 spec­tre (except eliot who was not inter­est­ed)
  • sher­lock holmes BBC series
  • hunger games 4
  • minor­i­ty report
  • motor­cy­cle diaries
  • inside out
  • wings of desire
  • to be or not to be (1942)
  • tin­ker tai­lor sol­dier spy
  • the hob­bit 1,2,3a,3b
  • cane toads: the con­quest
  • babies
  • the trot­sky
  • best in show (minus b)
  • the sting
  • the tale of princess kaguya
  • front­line: the rise of isis
  • the mar­riage of figaro (opera, minus B)
  • inter­stel­lar
  • the life mod­el (play, minus Anselm; excel­lent)
  • dis­graced (play; a bit tough for them..)
  • my friend raf­fi (eliot only)
  • birds of pas­sage (eliot only)
  • land­fill har­mon­ic (eliot only)
  • almost friends (eliot only)
  • the celes­tial camel (eliot only)
  • hordür (eliot only)
  • jill and joy (eliot only)
  • oppo­site field (eliot only)
  • bite size (eliot only)
  • dum­mie the mum­my (eliot only)
  • the lit­tle gyp­sy witch (eliot only)
  • crow’s egg (eliot only)
  • buf­fa­lo rid­er (eliot only)
  • the lit­tle moun­tain boy (eliot only)
  • cit­i­zen­four
  • king kong
  • con­tact
  • bot­tle rock­et (wes ander­son)
  • butch cas­sidy and the sun­dance kid
  • close encoun­ters of the third kind
  • star wars 7
  • down­ton abbey (series)
  • mrs. war­ren’s pro­fes­sion (play)
  • a town called pan­ic
  • ver­ti­go
  • lit­tle miss sun­shine (kids only)
  • 12 mon­keys (anselm)
  • being john malkovich (anselm)
  • the third man
  • dou­ble indem­ni­ty
  • man on wire (eliot)
  • wit­ness for the pros­e­cu­tion (eliot)
  • cap­tain fan­tas­tic
  • adap­ta­tion (anselm)
  • hunt for the wilder­peo­ple
  • sher­lock holmes: the abom­inable bride
  • har­ry pot­ter beasts movie
  • zootopia
  • kubo and the two strings
  • moana
  • the eagle huntress
  • rogue one
  • a beau­ti­ful mind
  • when marnie lived there
  • jane the vir­gin (series)
  • dances with wolves
  • arrival
  • la travi­a­ta (with­out men)
  • black mir­ror: san junipero
  • hei­di (eliot only)
  • for­tune favors the brave (eliot only)
  • phan­tom boy
  • the mag­ic flute (eliot and adri­enne)
  • logan (men)
  • here lies love (with­out anselm)
  • the mad­ness of king george (with­out anselm)
  • all the mon­sters (bush, 2017)
  • an amer­i­can in paris (musi­cal; women)
  • the way back (weir)
  • true grit (men)
  • sueño (la vida es sueño) (play)
  • pan’s labyrinth
  • plan­et earth 2
  • the big sleep
  • won­der woman
  • baby dri­ver
  • i am not your negro
  • the lady from shang­hai
  • the ital­ian job
  • arrival
  • lau­ra
  • okja
  • coco (eliot)
  • the great british bak­ing show (all)
  • 2001
  • 2010
  • parts unknown (all)
  • the mag­nif­i­cent amber­sons
  • lost city of z
  • the square
  • a room with a view
  • vic­to­ria and abdul
  • the last jedi
  • a series of unfor­tu­nate events (all)
  • the dur­rells (all)
  • lit­tle shop of hor­rors (1960)
  • the pur­ple rose of cairo
  • some like it hot
  • the mar­velous mrs. maisel (all)
  • mag­ic in the moon­light
  • won­der wheel
  • gaslight
  • front­line: bit­ter rivals 1,2 and putin
  • front­line: hillary clin­ton’s class
  • fanel­li and the king (play, ny)
  • folk wan­der­ing (play, ny)
  • a mer­chant of venice (rep)
  • mid­night in paris
  • one acts (bush, spring 2018)
  • bananas
  • radio days
  • famil­iar (play)
  • mac­beth (play, slen­der man adap­ta­tion)
  • snatch
  • howard’s end (with e)
  • bomb­shell: the hedy lamarr sto­ry
  • the post
  • now you see me
  • fight club (with a)
  • the shape of water (with e)
  • net­work (with e)
  • the first
  • cafe soci­ety
  • scoop
  • match point
  • lost
  • shine (with e)
  • gand­hi
  • three iden­ti­cal twins
  • king of her­rings
  • our man in havana
  • eter­nal sun­shine of the spot­less mind
  • come back, africa (1960) (e)
  • sor­ry to both­er you
  • won’t you be my neigh­bor
  • rome, open city
  • amar­cord
  • mary queen of scots
  • the favourite
  • love and death
  • rbg
  • gaslight
  • noir­town (play, e)
  • where’d you go, bernadette?
  • before sun­rise (e)
  • before sun­set (e)
  • the bal­lad of buster scrug­gs (a)
  • sleep no more (play, e)
  • is this a room? (play, e)
  • the great moment (play, e)
  • nois­es off (michael frayn play, at garfield)

watch with kids later on, or possibly with 1 kid

  • a most want­ed man
  • amer­i­can beau­ty
  • amer­i­can graf­fi­ti
  • cen­tral sta­tion
  • death­trap
  • man­ches­ter by the sea
  • flirt­ing with dis­as­ter
  • hoop dreams
  • logan’s run
  • room with a view
  • sixth sense
  • sta­tion agent
  • the tal­ent­ed mr. rip­ley
  • what’s eat­ing gilbert grape
  • alien
  • aliens
  • don­nie darko
  • shut­ter island
  • 12 years a slave
  • glad­i­a­tor
  • ex machi­na
  • no coun­try for old men
  • insom­nia
  • leon: the pro­fes­sion­al (luc besson)
  • the green mile
  • down­fall
  • die hard

to watch without kids

  • *melan­cho­lia
  • nympho­ma­ni­ac
  • *black mir­ror
  • *anom­al­isa
  • the mill and the cross
  • night­watch­ing
  • goltz­ius and the pel­i­can com­pa­ny
  • late quar­tet
  • the spot­light
  • dal­las buy­ers club
  • god’s pock­et
  • the dou­ble
  • under the skin
  • gran tori­no
  • mr smith goes to wash­ing­ton
  • unfor­giv­en
  • grave of the fire­flies
  • the depart­ed (scors­ese)
  • city of god
  • antichrist (von tri­er)
  • the grand­mas­ter (wong kar wai)
  • days of being wild, in the mood for love, 2046 (wong kar wai)
  • dia­bolique
  • la haine
  • gone girl
  • night­crawler
  • lebanon
  • zero moti­va­tion
  • faust
  • moloch
  • tau­rus
  • y tu mama tam­bién
  • cache’
  • terms of endear­ment
  • the great beau­ty
  • per­sona
  • paris texas
  • car­men jones
  • a room for romeo brass
  • the thin red line
  • the sac­ri­fice
  • rosemary’s baby
  • who’s afraid of vir­ginia woolf
  • boo­gie nights
  • the killing of a sacred deer

watched without kids

  • char­lie wilson’s war
  • mid­night in paris
  • fad­ing gigo­lo (woody allen) (it sucked)
  • the hunch­back of seville (play, good)
  • only lovers left alive (semi-sucked but good sound­track)
  • blooms­day (play, good)
  • the tree of life
  • the book of mor­mon
  • the big short
  • the dan­ish girl
  • 10 clover­field lane
  • dead­pool
  • eye in the sky
  • the lob­ster (with craig + kids)
  • jeune et jolie (ugh)
  • get out
  • a cure for well­ness
  • the apart­ment
  • the love witch
  • the book­shop
  • breath (win­ton adap­ta­tion)
  • AFTER (wave array)
  • roma (cuarón)
  • our dark­est hour
  • the woman in black (play)
  • fleabag
  • before mid­night
  • inde­cent (play)
  • mata­dor (almod­ovar)
  • atame (tie me up, tie me down, almod­ovar)

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