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My Top 20 of 2019

20 films

Films released in the 2017-2019 period that I saw for the first time in 2019.

  • Comradeship
  • Back Street
  • Night at the Crossroads
  • The Song of the Scarlet Flower
  • The Shanghai Gesture
  • One Week
  • Cops
  • Our Hospitality
  • Girl Shy
  • Seven Chances

Sallitt Reds

172 films

All the films that Dan Sallitt has given the Red designation to on his wonderful color-coded lists, in roughly chronological…

  • Girl Shy
  • Faust
  • Love Affair
  • White Heat
  • A Life of Her Own
  • Roma
  • Grass
  • Your Face
  • Classical Period
  • Shoot the Moon Right Between the Eyes

My Top 15 of 2018

15 films

Films that premiered in the 2016-2018 period that I saw for the first time in 2018.

  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Damsel
  • Colette
  • Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
  • Leave No Trace

Festival Films of 2018

105 films

1-8: Sundance 9-26: Berlin 27: Tribeca 28-51: Cannes 52: Jeonju Film Festival 53: BAM Cinemafest 54: Karlovy Vary 55-73: Locarno…

  • Hideko the Bus Conductress
  • Lightning
  • Floating Clouds
  • Flowing
  • A Wife's Heart

Naruse-Takamine

13 films

If I'm not mistaken, Mikio Naruse and Hideo Takamine made three films together. I still have some 60's films to…

  • True Heart Susie
  • The General
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Directors' Top 10 Lists

168 films

1-10: Eric Rohmer 11-20: Rainer Werner Fassbinder 21-28: Tsai Ming-liang 29-38: Hong Sang-soo 39-44: Jacques Rivette 45-53: Celine Murga 54-63:…

  • One Week
  • Cops
  • College
  • Shanghai Express
  • The Devil Is a Woman

2017 Discoveries

26 films

Might be forgetting something as I logged films from October through December of 2017 on an alternative account which I…

  • The Day After
  • The Unknown Girl
  • Staying Vertical
  • Marjorie Prime
  • Western
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Love & Friendship
  • Wiener-Dog
  • Lovesong
  • Certain Women

2016 Festival Films

98 films

Sundance: 1-15 Berlin: 16-34 Cannes: 35-59 Locarno: 60-73 Venice: 74-88 Toronto: 89-98

Rotterdam: Mother - Vlado Skafar Berlin: The Wandering…

  • Things to Come
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • The Fire
  • Ned Rifle
  • The Whispering Star

My Top 20 of 2016

19 films

Films released from 2014-2016 that I saw in 2016. I saw My Golden Days for the first time last year,…