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Matt's Favorite Films of 2021

20 films

It isn't clear to me when us Middle of Nowhere Americans will be able to see Petite Maman, so I…

  • Minari
  • The Invisible Man
  • Palm Springs
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • Soul

Matt's Favorite Films of 2020

20 films

Yes, this is very late! Yes, I had this finalized like two months ago! Yes, my brain is so fried…

  • Parasite
  • Knives Out
  • Midsommar
  • Us
  • The Farewell

Matt's Favorite Films of 2019

20 films

April! That's...less overdue than usual, I think? Honestly, rural America is almost a different country than cities on the subject…

  • First Reformed
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Blindspotting
  • Eighth Grade
  • Annihilation

Matt's Favorite Films of 2018

20 films

I'm finally ready to put this together! Several months after everyone has stopped caring!

Anyway, I'm into shameless self-promotion today,…

  • Get Out
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • The Big Sick
  • Lady Bird
  • The Post

Matt's Favorite Films of 2017

20 films

Hello! And welcome, everyone, to my extremely stupid annual tradition: compiling year-end best-of lists months after everyone has stopped caring…

  • Arrival
  • Silence
  • La La Land
  • The Nice Guys
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Inside Out
  • Spotlight
  • Steve Jobs
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Carol

Matt's Favorite Films of 2015

20 films

Late as always. I live in the middle of nowhere and can only see the biggest annual releases in theaters,…

  • Boyhood
  • The Lego Movie
  • Noah
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Nightcrawler
  • Her
  • Short Term 12
  • Gravity
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Before Midnight