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weird movie masterpost pt. 1

House (1977) - a girl brings her friends to visit her aunt and it doesn’t go well with really beautiful special effects

Fantastic Planet (1973) - a human enslaved by aliens sets forth a revolution in this strange animated film

An Optical Poem (1938) - no plot? no problem! just some super trippy circles to classical music

Begotten (1991) - not for the faint of heart or the strong of heart proceed with caution 

Un Chien Andalou (1929) - a classic surrealist film written by one the kings of weird salvador dalì  

Les Escargots (1965) - starts out with a pretty basic plot but then takes a weird turn

Les Dents du Singe (1960) - this animated feature follows a man who sells his teeth to a corrupt dentist

Suspiria (1977) - an american at a prestigious german ballet school notices strange behavior in its staff with an awesome soundtrack


*movies with links are available on youtube

**send me recs for pt. 2 please!!!

***pt. 2 // pt. 3

anonymous asked:

list of the movies I need to watch to get a full understanding of cinema ?

(this is a super subjective question so i’m trying to give variety and not just give my favorites)

pre 1920s: a trip to the moon, broken blossoms, intolerance

1920s: the cabinet of dr. calgari, the gold rush, metropolis, sunrise, the passion of joan of arc, the general, battleship potemkin, un chien andalou, man with a movie camera

1930s: modern times, freaks, scarface, the rules of the game, m, l’age d’or, swing time, triumph of the will, the blue angel, the 39 steps, queen christina, things to come

1940s: casablanca, notorious, double indemnity, the third man, shadow of a doubt, l’amore, children of paradise, late spring, sullivan’s travels, his girl friday, citizen kane, the bicycle thief, the red shoes, fantasia

1950s: rear window, rebel without a cause, the night of the hunter, rashomon, sunset boulevard, some like it hot, a streetcar named desire, the seventh seal, the 400 blows, rififi, a man escaped, ashes and diamonds, hiroshima mon amour

1960s: daisies, persona, last year at marienbad, au hasard balthazar, ivan’s childhood, 8 ½, psycho, 2001: a space odyssey, rosemary’s baby, vivre sa vie, woman of the sands, if…, goldfinger, easy rider, night of the living dead, the graduate

1970s: a clockwork orange, eraserhead, a woman under the influence, badlands, apocalypse now, taxi driver, chinatown, solaris, in the realm of the senses, scenes from a marriage, belladonna of sadness, lady snowblood, don’t look now, pink flamingos, the holy mountain, suspiria

1980s: blue velvet, paris texas, dead ringers, the shining, stranger than paradise, videodrome, ran, the last temptation of christ, full metal jacket, come and see, akira

1990s: transpotting, the celebration, audition, gummo, chungking express, breaking the waves, léon: the professional, natural born killers, fear and loathing in las vegas, fight club, fargo, perfect blue, twin peaks: fire walk with me, magnolia

2000s: dancer in the dark, there will be blood, the white ribbon, mulholland drive, antichrist, in the mood for love, enter the void, the piano teacher, i killed my mother, spirited away, amélie, the dreamers, crouching tiger hidden dragon

2010s: the lobster, american honey, ida, our little sister, take shelter, the beguiled, raw, the handmaiden, under the skin, melancholia, stoker, it’s such a beautiful day, the love witch, the neon demon, arrival, mad max: fury road, moonlight

25 Great Moments In Surreal Cinema (limit one per director):

The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928, Germaine Dulac)

Un Chien Andalou (1929, Luis Buñuel with Salvador Dalí)

Meshes of the Afternoon (1943, Maya Deren)

Spellbound (1945, Alfred Hitchcock with Salvador Dalí)

Satyricon (1969, Federico Fellini)

The Holy Mountain (1973, Alejandro Jodorowsky)

Eraserhead (1977, David Lynch)

Alien - (1979, Ridley Scott with H.R. Giger)

Dimensions of Dialogue (1982, Jan Švankmajer)

Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985)

Street of Crocodiles (1986, The Brothers Quay)

Dreams (1990, Akira Kurosawa)

Jacob’s Ladder (1990, Adrian Lyne)

Naked Lunch (1991, David Cronenberg)

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993, Henry Slick with Tim Burton)

Cremaster 4 (1995, Matthew Barney)

Trainspotting (1996, Danny Boyle)

Pi (1998, Darren Aronofsky)

The Mask of Zorro (1998, Martin Campbell)

Eyes Wide Shut (1999, Stanley Kubrick)

Magnolia (1999, P.T. Anderson)

Titus (2000, Julie Taymor)

The Cell (2000, Tarsem Singh)

Songs from the Second Floor (2000, Roy Andersson)

Hellboy 2: The Golden Army (2008, Guillermo Del Toro with Wayne Barlowe)