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Best Films of 2020

26 films

Only films that had a world premiere in 2020. Anything I give a 3/5 or higher (aka any film I…

  • Wild Canaries
  • Always Shine
  • Charlie Victor Romeo
  • Dreileben: Beats Being Dead
  • Dreileben: Don’t Follow Me Around

Best Films of the 2010s: The Rest

116 films

I started this list on Twitter Here. I'm too familiar with my favourites of the decade, so sorting my top…

  • Stray Dogs
  • Before Midnight
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Spring Breakers
  • Stranger by the Lake

Top Ten of 2013

10 films

This is my 'pure' list, which comprises movies that meet the following requirements:

1) It received its first public release…

  • Stray Dogs
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Whiplash
  • The Overnighters
  • A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

2014 Top Ten (NYC Theatrical)

10 films

My top ten of 2014, based on NYC/US theatrical release (sourced mostly from Mike D'Angelo's list).

  • Bacurau
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Frankie
  • Ghost Town Anthology
  • I Was at Home, But...

Best Films of 2019

54 films

People kept yelling at me about having two lists, so I have one this year. World premieres in 2019 only.

  • The House That Jack Built
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • First Reformed
  • Life and Nothing More
  • Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc

Best Films of 2018 (US Releases)

44 films

After lazily combining lists for last year, I'm trying to separate them again, with the hopes that I won't fall…

  • The House That Jack Built
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Transit
  • Relaxer
  • Support the Girls

Best Films of 2018 (World Premiere)

44 films

'Pure' list, if you care about that distinction. Only films with a 3-star rating or higher on this list.

  • A Quiet Passion
  • BPM (Beats per Minute)
  • Marjorie Prime
  • First Reformed
  • Life and Nothing More

Best of 2017

52 films

Doing this again. This list will only include movies I find worth recommending (ie a 3.5/5 or higher), with the…

  • Novitiate
  • In the Shadow of Women
  • Aferim!
  • Rabin, the Last Day
  • Eisenstein in Guanajuato
  • Rams

2016 catch up

43 films

I'm not going to watch all of these by the end of the year, but this is the list I'm…

  • Assholes
  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
  • Paradise
  • American Made
  • Our Souls at Night

2017 catch up

63 films

Another one of these

Films released in 2017 that I have some interest in watching before the end of the…

  • BPM (Beats per Minute)
  • Manhunt
  • First Reformed
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • The Rider

TIFF 2017

45 films