movies I want to see: period pieces
Note: I may change which category I choose for my reviews after I've seen these movies. For now, I'm making my best guesses.
action/adventure / animated / anime / B-movies / CGI / classics / comedy / coming-of-age / comix / crime / DC / disaster / documentaries / drama /
dystopian / family / fantasy / film noir / giant monsters / Halloween / holiday / martial arts / musicals / mystery / period / romantic / rom-com /
scary / sci-fi / Scooby-Doo / serio-comedy / short / spies / sports / supernatural / surf / teen / thrillers / true story / video games / war / weird / westerns


20th Century Women

Across the Universe

The Age of Innocence (Criterion)

Allied

Amadeus

American Graffiti

Anna Karenina

The Beguiled (2017)

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Bullets over Broadway

Café Society

Circle of Friends

Cleopatra

Corrina, Corrina

The Crucible

Dangerous Liaisons

Days of Being Wild
Never saw it, but I want to see it and its quasi-sequels "In the Mood for Love" (Criterion) and "2046."

Dead Poets Society (WAW)
Saw it on TV once, but I don't remember anything specific about it. Beyond one or two catchphrases.

Diner

Doctor Zhivago

Emma. (2020)

The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (Great but Forgotten)
Saw it once. Don't remember it well, but I wouldn't mind seeing it again.

Far From Heaven

Farewell My Concubine

Fences

Gangs of New York

Gosford Park

Great Expectations (2012)

The Great Train Robbery (Great but Forgotten)

Hamlet
I've never seen any version of "Hamlet," but I should probably see more than one someday. This is from 1990; there's a 1996 version by Kenneth Branagh that I should also check out.

Henry V

Howards End (Criterion)

The Illusionist

Indignation

Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion)

JFK

The King of Masks
I'm pretty sure I saw this in the theater in 1999. If it's the move I'm thinking of, I'd like to see it again.

Lady Macbeth

Lassiter
I may have seen this on TV once, but I don't really remember anything about it.

The Last Picture Show (Criterion)

Life Is Beautiful

The Lion in Winter

Little Women (2019)

Live by Night

Lolita
I should probably see the original 1962 film first. And before that, I should read the novel.

Love & Friendship

The Lover

Lust, Caution

Magic in the Moonlight

Mansfield Park
I believe I saw this, but I don't remember it well. I'd like to see it again someday. (I've also seen a TV version.)

Mulan (2020)

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Saw this once. Wouldn't mind seeing it again. Maybe wanna get the soundtrack.

Of Mice and Men

Oliver Twist

Ophelia

Othello

The Piano (Criterion)

The Prestige

Pretty Baby

Pride & Prejudice

Quills

Ran (Criterion)

The Remains of the Day

Road to Perdition (Amblin)

Robin and Marian (Great but Forgotten)

A Room with a View (Criterion)

Rules Don't Apply

Sense and Sensibility

Sirens (Great but Forgotten)

Splendor in the Grass

Swing Shift

The Taming of the Shrew

Twelfth Night

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Criterion)

The Virgin Suicides (Criterion)

Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl

The Year of Living Dangerously


period index

Note: I may change which category I choose for my reviews after I've seen these movies. For now, I'm making my best guesses.
action/adventure / animated / anime / B-movies / CGI / classics / comedy / coming-of-age / comix / crime / DC / disaster / documentaries / drama /
dystopian / family / fantasy / film noir / giant monsters / Halloween / holiday / martial arts / musicals / mystery / period / romantic / rom-com /
scary / sci-fi / Scooby-Doo / serio-comedy / short / spies / sports / supernatural / surf / teen / thrillers / true story / video games / war / weird / westerns