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Spencers eligible 2022

635 films

Last updated: 1 August 2022

Not listed: Wings over water (Andrew Young)

  • What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?
  • Lovers Rock
  • Little Women
  • La Flor
  • Zama

Criterion-free Annual Movie Favourite

102 films

This list is not to disparage Criterion, rather to acknowledge the similarity of my taste to much of their canon-making.…

  • 3 Bad Men
  • 711 Ocean Drive
  • Adventures on the New Frontier
  • An American Tragedy
  • Baby's Laxative

First-time viewings 2022 (Features only)

92 films

"Feature" defined as a film 40+ minutes in duration (I settled on 40 many years ago so that I could…

  • 2046
  • 3 Women
  • The 400 Blows
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Act of Violence

Top 250

250 films

  • About Some Meaningless Events
  • The Addams Family
  • Address Unknown
  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2

First-time viewings 2021 (Features only)

240 films

"Feature" defined as a film 40+ minutes in duration (I settled on 40 many years ago so that I could…

  • Sonatine
  • Smoking / No Smoking
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • The Piano
  • Short Cuts

1993 Top 10

10 films

  • La Cérémonie
  • Fallen Angels
  • Maborosi
  • Rendezvous in Paris
  • The Flower of My Secret

1995 Top 10

10 films

  • Irma Vep
  • A Moment of Innocence
  • A Summer's Tale
  • Breaking the Waves
  • The Apartment

1996 Top 10

10 films

  • Same Old Song
  • Cure
  • Fireworks
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Princess Mononoke

1997 Top 10

10 films

  • After Life
  • An Autumn Tale
  • Rushmore
  • Show Me Love
  • Out of Sight

1998 Top 10

10 films

  • The Iron Giant
  • All About My Mother
  • Audition
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Being John Malkovich

1999 Top 10

10 films

  • In the Mood for Love
  • Yi Yi
  • The Gleaners and I
  • Eureka
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

2000 Top 10

10 films