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2018 Ranked

237 films

Based on US theatrical/streaming release (or if never released theatrically, the last US release on IMDb as of the time…

  • Ad Astra
  • Uncut Gems
  • Hanagatami
  • Ash Is Purest White
  • Transit

2019 Ranked

204 films

Now public, updated as I saw them, and never set in stone. US theatrical/streaming release dates and the odd festival…

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • A Ghost Story
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Work
  • The Florida Project

Top 40 Favorites 2017

40 films

Deleted the tier description. It reads easier.

Things on my watchlist I missed: A Bride For Rip Van Winkle

  • The Beach Bum

2019 Probable Rewatches

1 film

Refresher for films that have had time to breathe for the purpose of year ends: growers, second chances, and 4…

  • Millennium Actress
  • Perfect Blue
  • Paranoia Agent
  • Tokyo Godfathers
  • Paprika

The Kon-on

7 films

I’ve watched all of Satoshi Kon’s animation recently enough to list this with confidence. This also includes Magnetic Rose (directed by…

  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Star Wars
  • Return of the Jedi
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Starmistice Never

11 films

Star Wars, ranked

  • Halloween
  • Halloween II
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch
  • Halloween
  • Halloween II

King of ‘Weens

11 films

Ranked by preference. And on that front, maybe not even a half-star of difference between Halloween ‘18 and Revenge. Halloween…

  • Princess Mononoke
  • The Wind Rises
  • Spirited Away
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • Kiki's Delivery Service

Hayao Miyazaki: Ranked

11 films

Finally watched the last of his features. This is only his features. Of what’s considered his superlative work, I’ve never…

  • Wolf Children
  • Mirai
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • Summer Wars

Mamoru Hosoda: Ranked

5 films

Very few established directors I follow can I say I have seen all of their work (in Hosoda’s case: non-franchise…

  • Moonlight
  • The Handmaiden
  • Marguerite
  • Jackie
  • Cameraperson

Top 35 Favorite Movies 2016

35 films

The order isn't that important. I mostly went down a list of films that stood out to me and marked…