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favorite first watches of 2022

9 films

updating as i go. 

all 5 & 4.5 stars plus a few of my favorite 4 stars

  • After Life
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Maborosi
  • I Wish
  • High and Low
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Ponyo
  • The Secret World of Arrietty

ghibli ranked from best to slightly less best

4 films

starting this list and i’ll add to it as i watch or rewatch all of ghibli’s movies

  • Like Father, Like Son
  • Nomadland
  • C'mon C'mon
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Bo Burnham: Inside

favorite 2021 first watches

22 films

all 5 & 4.5 stars as well as my top three 4 stars

  • Parasite
  • Memories of Murder
  • Okja
  • Mother
  • Barking Dogs Never Bite

bong

5 films

  • Minding the Gap
  • Shirkers
  • Faces Places
  • Time
  • Gap-Toothed Women

my favorite documentaries

10 films

i don’t watch a ton but i really need to watch more bc i find so many of them fulfill…

  • I Wish
  • Wild Strawberries
  • Twenty-Four Eyes
  • Taipei Story
  • Boat People

trip

6 films

  • Brief Encounter
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Ikiru

my taste :)

192 films

my favorite movies but also some that aren’t faves that still strongly represent what i love about movies in some…

  • Ratatouille
  • Soul
  • WALL·E
  • Finding Nemo
  • Up

pixar ranked

14 films

watching all of these and ranking as i go

  • Bo Burnham: Inside
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Luca
  • Nobody
  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

2021 ranked

8 films

i know this list is short but oh well

  • Still Walking
  • Shoplifters
  • Like Father, Like Son
  • Nobody Knows
  • After the Storm
  • Hannah Montana: The Movie
  • House
  • Minding the Gap
  • Columbus
  • The Farewell