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  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Man of Steel
  • Cast Away

Most Important Rewatches of 2021

20 films

Films, revisited, that appeared new, transformed, transfigured -- or, How the films stayed the same but appeared different because I…

  • Stars in My Crown
  • Imitation of Life
  • Body Double
  • A Passage to India
  • The Innocent
  • Song to Song
  • Little Odessa
  • The Yards
  • Two Lovers
  • A Hidden Life

100 Favs [Old - 2020 version]

100 films

At age 23.

Not gonna lie the older I get the more making lists like this becomes way less fun…

  • The Yards
  • Little Odessa
  • Song to Song
  • Two Lovers
  • Heaven's Gate

100 Favs [Old - 2019 version]

100 films

At age 22. Terribly subjective. Thrown together on impulse.

  • A Hidden Life
  • Song to Song
  • The Yards
  • Little Odessa
  • Two Lovers

My 100 Favorite Films

100 films

At age 24.

  • A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery
  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • Masculin Féminin
  • 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her
  • Lancelot of the Lake
  • Gebo and the Shadow
  • The Strange Case of Angelica
  • Life of Riley
  • Napalm
  • Varda by Agnès

Late Works, 2010-2019

177 films

In honor of the bizarre wisdoms that comes with age. A collection of 'late' works made by filmmakers in the…

  • The Color of Money
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • Vertigo
  • The Cotton Club
  • Dirty Harry

Most Important Rewatches of 2020

30 films

An exercise in maturity and growth -- as a person and as a viewer. Did this last year and I…

  • My Darling Clementine
  • CoinCoin and the Extra-Humans
  • Gran Torino
  • Liberty and Homeland
  • Tenet

Fav First-Time Views of 2020

100 films

Ranked them as best as I could so it's not completely arbitrary, although a fair amount of it is (especially…

  • Monrovia, Indiana
  • The Mule
  • The 15:17 to Paris
  • The Image Book
  • People of the Lake

2018 Late Works

10 films

An experiment. A list of the 10 best films of 2018, but going by the objective the older the director…

  • A Hidden Life
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  • Femme Fatale
  • Bitter Victory
  • King of Kings

Fav First-Time Views of 2019

100 films

My favorite films that I watched for the first time this year, ranked by how much of an impact they…

  • Ready Player One
  • Interstellar
  • A Countess from Hong Kong
  • Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach
  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Most Important Rewatches of 2019

25 films

This is the year I truly gained an appreciation for how edifying it is to rewatch films. So in that…