The Best Film for Every Year I've Been Alive

1981 onward.

Selections since 1996 get more coverage with my thoughts here: themovierat.com/bam-awards/

Read notes
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Krampus
  • The Way He Looks
  • Ender's Game
  • Django Unchained
  • Hugo
  • Inception
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Let the Right One In
  • Day Watch
  • Wah-Wah
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • Mean Creek
  • Peter Pan
  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Titus
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Central Station
  • Sling Blade
  • Mulholland Falls
  • French Kiss
  • Forrest Gump
  • Jurassic Park
  • Leolo
  • My Girl
  • Home Alone
  • Parenthood
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Stand by Me
  • The Color Purple
  • The Annunciation
  • Terms of Endearment
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Pixote