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Just lists of good stuff that has nothing to do with me except that I think it's good stuff.

100 films worth seeing (sorted by year)

Just one film per director, otherwise there would be too many films from Kurosawa and Bergman on this list.

  • Philips - Joker (2019)
  • Noé - Climax (2018)
  • Jang - A Taxi Driver (2017)
  • Na - The Wailing (2016)
  • Twisted Films - Wurmloch (2016)
  • Anderson - The Idyll (2016)
  • Okazaki - Mifune: The Last Samurai (2015)
  • Kawase - Sweet Bean (2015)
  • Pavich - Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
  • Kechiche - La Vie d'Adèle (2013)
  • Gelb - Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2012)
  • Bendjelloul - Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
  • Almodovar - The Skin I Live In (2011)
  • Scorsese - Shutter Island (2010)
  • Banksy - Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
  • Hoile - Insurgentes (2009)
  • Nanau - The World According to Ion B. (2009)
  • Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  • Scruton - Why Beauty Matters (2009)
  • Arnold - Fish Tank (2009)
  • Nolan - The Dark Knight (2008)
  • Desplechin - Un conte de Noël (2008)
  • Haneke - Funny Games (2007)
  • Coen - No Country for Old Men (2007)
  • Burton - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
  • Fincher - Zodiac (2007)
  • Satoshi - Paprika (2006)
  • Donnersmarck - Das Leben Der Anderen (2006)
  • Kijak - Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (2006)
  • Dayton/Faris - Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
  • Linklater - Before Sunset (2004)
  • Hirschbiegel - Der Untergang (2004)
  • Bagher - Populärmusik från Vittula (2004)
  • Bong Joon Ho - Memories of Murder (2003)
  • Arcand - Les invasions barbares (2003)
  • Håfström - Ondskan (2003)
  • Chang-dong Lee - Oasis (2002)
  • Marshall - Chicago (2002)
  • Jae-young Kwak - My Sassy Girl (2001)
  • Howard - A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  • Jiang - Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
  • Wachowski - Matrix (1999)
  • Jonze - Being John Malkovich (1999)
  • Babbit - But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
  • Tykwer - Lola Rennt (1998)
  • Aronofsky - Pi (1998)
  • Boyle - Trainspotting (1996)
  • Trier - Breaking the Waves (1996)
  • Wong - Chungking Express (1994)
  • Chen - Farewell My Concubine (1993)
  • Jarmusch - Night On Earth (1991)
  • Demme - Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • Kaurismäki - The Match Factory Girl (1990)
  • Weir - Dead Poets Society (1989)
  • Takahata - Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
  • Miyazaki - My Neighbour Totoro (1988)
  • Kieslowski - A Short Film About Killing (1988)
  • Ching - A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
  • Wenders - Der Himmel über Berlin (1987)
  • Allen - Zelig (1983)
  • Scott - Blade Runner (1982)
  • Carpenter - The Thing (1982)
  • Lynch - The Elephant Man (1980)
  • Obayashi - House (1977)
  • Altman - 3 Women (1977)
  • Tarkovsky - Zerkalo (1975)
  • Sharman - The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
  • Argento - Profondo Rosso (1975)
  • Fellini - Amarcord (1973)
  • Laloux - Fantastic Planet (1973)
  • Jodorowsky - The Holy Mountain (1973)
  • Fosse - Cabaret (1972)
  • Kubrick - A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • Malle - Murmor of the Heart (1971)
  • Kobayashi - Samurai Rebellion (1967)
  • Polanski - Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
  • Nichols - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)
  • Carlsen - Hunger (1966)
  • Leone - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966)
  • Kurosawa - High and Low (1963)
  • Welles - The Trial (1962)
  • Edwards - Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  • Franju - Eyes Without a Face (1960)
  • Bergman - Smultronstället (1957)
  • Bresson - A Man Escaped (1956)
  • Dreyer - Ordet (1955)
  • Ozu - The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (1952)
  • Donen/Kelly - Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  • Wilder - Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  • Hitchcock - Rope (1948)
  • Curtiz - Casablanca (1942)
  • Fleming/Cukor - The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • Vertov - Man With a Movie Camera (1929)
  • Ivens/Franken - Rain (1929)
  • Lang - Metropolis (1927)
  • Keaton - The General (1926)
  • Chaplin - Gold Rush (1925)
  • Christensen - Häxan (1922)
  • Sjöström - Körkarlen (1921)
  • Wiene - The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  • Books that left an impression

  • Ageyev - Novel with Cocaine
  • Aristoteles - Poetics
  • Barnes/Berke - Two Accounts of a Journey Through Madness
  • Boström Knausgård - Welcome to America
  • Bergman - Laterna Magica
  • Bukowski - Erections, ejaculations, exhibitions and general tales of ordinary madness
  • Bulgakov - Master and Margarita
  • Dostojevskij - Crime and Punishment
  • Frankl - Man's Search for Meaning
  • Golden - Memoirs of a Geisha
  • Hamsun - The Growth of the Soil
  • Ishiguro - The Remains of the Day
  • Kang - The White Book
  • Kafka - Any short story collection (personal favorite story: First Sorrow)
  • Kalmteg - Jag såg livet tvingas i mig
  • Kirkegaard - The Concept of Anxiety
  • Mari Kondo - The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
  • Knausgård - My Struggle
  • Lessing - The Golden Notebook
  • Mann - The Magic Mountain
  • Nietzche - The Gay Science
  • Oz - Judas
  • Paavolainen - Guest of the Third Reich
  • Peterson - 12 Rules for Life
  • Ramsey - The Total Money Makeover
  • Sartre - Nausea
  • Schoultz - Nalleresan
  • Seyerstad - One of Us
  • Speer - Inside the Third Reich
  • Singer - Family Moskat
  • Solzhenitsyn - The Gulag Archipelago
  • Tikkanen - Brändövägen 8, Brändö, tel. 35
  • Tjechov - Any short story collection
  • Vargas Llosa - The Bad Girl
  • Yanagihara - A Little Life
  • Åsbrink - 1947
  • Some very useful links

    Invidious - Choose a spyware- and adfree YouTube frontend
    Based cooking website, no trackers, no junk
    Minimal cooking site
    Nitter - Browse Twitter minimally and with less tracking
    Bibliogram - Browse Instagram without Instagram nonsense (FB tries to block it occassionally though)
    Startpage - Google with reduced tracking
    PrivacyTools - Find great privacy respecting software replacements
    Find software alternatives in general (useful when new to Linux and need to know Linux alternatives to proprietary commonly used software)
    See the benefits and learn how to use RSS in 2021
    Learn how to bullet journal - The analog scheduling that beats any digital calendar/reminder system
    LBRY - Open source YouTube alternative with crypto currency instead of ads
    Get started with Gemini, a minimal alternative to http-protocol and the modern web
    List of phones compatible with LineageOS - Android without Google
    Solus - A very sleek user friendly Linux distribution
    Script to get your very own VPN (all you need is a VPS/Linux server)

    Random interesting links

    Explore a strange fascinating 3D model
    A duo contributing to a lot of awesome projects
    Not Related - Deep podcast covering a broad set of subjects
    Strangers sending in their secrets on postcards
    Heckscaper - A lot of cool sounds

    Related to Finland

    Make some money on renting out your apartment for films/commercial productions
    Archive films