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The Great Watchlist Purge of 2021: A Mid-Summer Progress Report

I’m at the six month mark in this year’s Great Watchlist Purge, my year-long effort to whittle down the self-imposed cinematic to-do list to something manageable. I started in mid-January with seventy-two films on the list. By mid-April, I had watched twenty-two of them and scrapped four, but had also added fifteen more . . . Heading into the second quarter, I was ahead on the scoreboard but my opponent (a catalogue of old and odd movies) was keeping pace with me.  As spring arrived, I had just over sixty… Read more The Great Watchlist Purge of 2021: A Mid-Summer Progress Report