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Blain’s Top Ten Films of 2018 + Add-on(s)

13 films

\m/\m/ Another year, another list. BURNING came out on top for me. It's one thing to see a film and…

  • Phantom Thread
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Nocturama
  • Baby Driver
  • The Florida Project

Blain's Top Ten Films of 2017 + Add-on(s)

12 films

\m/\m/ Another year, another list. PHANTOM THREAD came out on top with zero hesitation. The rest were a bit harder…

  • Moonlight
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Silence
  • Toni Erdmann
  • Elle

Blain's Top Ten Films of 2016

10 films

\m/\m/ Another year gone, another list made. This one took a bit longer since I wanted to see all the…

  • Carol
  • Safe
  • Far from Heaven
  • I'm Not There.
  • Poison

Director Ranking: Todd Haynes

6 films

\m/\m/ God Haynes.

  • Lost in Translation
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Somewhere
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • The Bling Ring
  • Drive
  • The Neon Demon
  • Valhalla Rising
  • Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands
  • Pusher III: I'm the Angel of Death

Director Ranking: Nicolas Winding Refn

10 films

\m/\m/ Art as an act of violence.

  • The Night of the Hunter

Director Ranking: Charles Laughton

1 film

\m/\m/ One of the most challenging lists I have ever attempted.

  • Ed Wood
  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Big Fish
  • Beetlejuice

Director Ranking: Tim Burton

17 films

\m/\m/ Strange dude.

  • Pulp Fiction
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Jackie Brown
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • Brick
  • Looper
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Green Room
  • Blue Ruin
  • Murder Party

Director Ranking: Jeremy Saulnier

3 films

\m/\m/ My desert island band is DEATH.

  • High-Rise
  • Kill List
  • Down Terrace
  • Sightseers
  • A Field in England

Director Ranking: Ben Wheatley

5 films

\m/\m/ Quite the challenging filmmaker.