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  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Brief Encounter
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • Before Sunrise
  • Chungking Express

Greatest Romances

25 films

Of the ones I've seen, ranked.

There is nothing more cinematic nor more thrilling than seeing two people falling head…

  • Monsoon Wedding
  • Letter from an Unknown Woman
  • Rocks
  • Hot Rod
  • Minari

Best first watches of 2021

20 films

(I guess I'm no longer creating best of current year lists)

  • The Blue Angel
  • Monte Carlo
  • Animal Crackers
  • L'Âge d'Or
  • Morocco

30s watchlist

105 films

what's turning out to be my favorite decade in film??

  • Sing Street
  • Eat Drink Man Woman
  • Big Night
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • Brooklyn
  • A Woman Is a Woman
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Under the Skin
  • Raise the Red Lantern
  • Daisies
  • Chungking Express
  • Raise the Red Lantern
  • Under the Skin
  • Before Sunset
  • Lost in Translation

Top 50

50 films

  • Minari
  • Still Walking
  • Columbus
  • The Farewell
  • Eat Drink Man Woman

gentle cinema favorites

15 films

listening to the minari score, looking out the window, thinking

the definition probably gets looser as you go on

  • The Farewell
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Invisible Life
  • Little Women
  • Rocks

2019

5 films

predictable!! also these make up half the movies I saw this year, whoops

  • Atlantics
  • Big Night
  • Blindspotting
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Fargo

best first watches this year

20 films

in lieu of 2020

  • Only Yesterday
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Castle in the Sky
  • My Neighbor Totoro

Ghibli ranked

18 films

Big sigh... I will probably take this down in a couple of months, when I look at it and inevitably…

  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Good Time
  • Lady Bird
  • On the Beach at Night Alone

2017

10 films

I really hate pitting movies against one another

  • Tangerine
  • La La Land
  • Blade Runner
  • The Nice Guys
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

City of Angels

20 films

this was fun thx bonus: ryan gosling is in 4 of these movies (could been 5 if I included BR2049)