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  • Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood
  • Asteroid City
  • Benediction
  • Bergman Island
  • The Boy and the Heron

2020s

20 films

20 from the 2020s

  • Possession
  • Paddington
  • Metropolis
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Dogtooth
  • The Zone of Interest
  • Asteroid City
  • The Taste of Things
  • About Dry Grasses
  • Close Your Eyes

Cannes 2023

34 films

Top year!

  • Saint Omer
  • Showing Up
  • De Humani Corporis Fabrica
  • Crimes of the Future
  • Nope
  • Femmes femmes
  • India Song
  • The Long Day Closes
  • The House in the Woods
  • Lightning

S&S Top ten 2022

10 films

Well… this was me… (Alphabetical) Avoided films and directors I picked for 2012 ballot.

  • De Humani Corporis Fabrica
  • Showing Up
  • Scarlet
  • Crimes of the Future
  • Leila's Brothers
  • Titane
  • Bergman Island
  • Drive My Car
  • Licorice Pizza
  • Memoria

Personal Best of 2021

20 films

This is films seen in 2021…

  • Parallel Mothers
  • The Great Movement
  • Il Buco
  • Happening
  • The Card Counter
  • Little Women
  • A Hidden Life
  • Amazing Grace
  • Uncut Gems
  • Vitalina Varela
  • About Endlessness
  • Ad Astra
  • The Painted Bird
  • Ema
  • Marriage Story
  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • Castle in the Sky
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Kiki's Delivery Service

Notes on Miyazaki

11 films

Mini essays on 11 features directed by Hayao Miyazaki, originally published as liner notes for a limited edition Blu-ray collection.

  • The Other Side of the Wind
  • Roma
  • The House That Jack Built
  • Leave No Trace
  • If Beale Street Could Talk