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2014 Discoveries

16 films 6

  • The Immigrant The Immigrant
  • Closed Curtain Closed Curtain
  • Boyhood Boyhood
  • Under the Skin Under the Skin
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel

2014 Releases, Ranked

58 films 15 3

Considers titles already released or ones I know are confirmed for US theatrical release before the end of the year.…

  • Miami Vice Miami Vice
  • Inland Empire Inland Empire
  • Syndromes and a Century Syndromes and a Century
  • The Prestige The Prestige
  • Exiled Exiled

Best of 2006

15 films

2007 was the year I really got into movies as an artform, which was handy as it was a famously…

  • No Country for Old Men No Country for Old Men
  • Zodiac Zodiac
  • Youth Without Youth Youth Without Youth
  • The Darjeeling Limited The Darjeeling Limited
  • Secret Sunshine Secret Sunshine

Best of 2007

10 films 1

  • Romancing in Thin Air Romancing in Thin Air
  • This Is Not a Film This Is Not a Film
  • Cosmopolis Cosmopolis
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • The Color Wheel The Color Wheel

Best of 2012

25 films 1

List in progress. Will be finalized at end of year.

  • Leviathan Leviathan
  • Museum Hours Museum Hours
  • At Berkeley At Berkeley
  • The World's End The World's End
  • Drug War Drug War

Best of 2013

25 films 15 3

Based on New York theatrical, non-festival release.

  • Carlito's Way Carlito's Way
  • Hi, Mom! Hi, Mom!
  • Blow Out Blow Out
  • Body Double Body Double
  • Phantom of the Paradise Phantom of the Paradise

Brian De Palma, Ranked

27 films 4 1

One of America's most stylish, provocative, occasionally unbearable filmmakers, from best to worst.

  • Monsieur Verdoux Monsieur Verdoux
  • The Gold Rush The Gold Rush
  • City Lights City Lights
  • A King In New York A King In New York
  • Limelight Limelight

Chaplin's features, ranked

11 films 2

Charlie Chaplin made 11 feature films. All of them are great. So good are they, in fact, that even to…

  • Zodiac Zodiac
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Gone Girl Gone Girl
  • The Social Network The Social Network
  • The Game The Game
  • One Week One Week
  • The Phantom Carriage The Phantom Carriage
  • Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
  • Safety Last! Safety Last!
  • Sherlock, Jr. Sherlock, Jr.

Favorite Film of Each Year, 1920-2012

93 films 15 1

Note: some of the listed dates may not correspond to their actual years of release.

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • How Green Was My Valley How Green Was My Valley
  • Wagon Master Wagon Master
  • My Darling Clementine My Darling Clementine
  • Young Mr. Lincoln Young Mr. Lincoln

John Ford, ranked

24 films 3 1

List in progress. Still have most of Ford's films to see, plus I need to rewatch some I already have.

  • Romancing in Thin Air Romancing in Thin Air
  • Sparrow Sparrow
  • Running on Karma Running on Karma
  • Throw Down Throw Down
  • Election Election

Johnnie To, Ranked

50 films 38 6

Omits TV movies and films that are not directly credited to To. Also does not include The Royal Scoundrel, which…