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  • Ace in the Hole
  • Address Unknown
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Patreon Poll Requests

403 films

Every week (with a few exceptions—over holidays, when I'm at a festival, etc.), subscribers to my Patreon vote on one…

  • White Lie
  • Shithouse
  • Run
  • I Am Greta
  • The Vast of Night

Films That Have Survived My Sampling Project

74 films

In 2012 I started watching at least the first 10 minutes of practically every movie that gets a theatrical release,…

  • Primer
  • Tropical Malady
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Before Sunset
  • I ♥ Huckabees

Best of 2004

10 films

World premiere only. Original list (commercial release) is here.

  • Bunny Lake Is Missing
  • Darling
  • Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
  • Juliet of the Spirits
  • Le Bonheur

Need revisits: 1965

11 films

Films I've seen, but so long ago (15+ years) that I really need to watch them again. (For my own…

  • Angel Heart
  • The Big Easy
  • Boyfriends and Girlfriends
  • City on Fire
  • The Dead

Need revisits: 1987

20 films

Films I've seen, but so long ago (15+ years) that I really need to watch them again. (For my own…

  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen
  • Counsellor at Law
  • Footlight Parade
  • 42nd Street
  • The Good Companions

Need revisits: 1933

10 films

Films I've seen, but so long ago (15+ years) that I really need to watch them again. (For my own…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Parasite
  • Uncut Gems
  • Marriage Story
  • The Irishman

2019 Skandies Best Picture

20 films

Invitation-only annual survey, approximately 40 voters. Click "list view" for point totals. Complete results here.

  • Under the Skin
  • A Separation
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Tree of Life
  • Phantom Thread

Skandies: Best Films, 2010–2019

20 films

Side project of an invitation-only annual survey, 31 voters.

  • All About Eve
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • All That Jazz
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Army of Shadows

Criterion Blu-ray collection

184 films

Thank christ for the annual half-price sales.

  • Christmas in July
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • The Great McGinty
  • The Mortal Storm
  • My Favorite Wife

Need revisits: 1940

8 films

Films I've seen, but so long ago (15+ years) that I really need to watch them again. (For my own…

  • Drifting Clouds
  • The Funeral
  • Goodbye South, Goodbye
  • Kansas City
  • Kids Return

Need revisits: 1996

11 films

Films I've seen, but so long ago (15+ years) that I really need to watch them again. (For my own…

  • Air Force
  • Cabin in the Sky
  • I Walked with a Zombie
  • The Leopard Man
  • The More the Merrier

Need revisits: 1943

6 films

Films I've seen, but so long ago (15+ years) that I really need to watch them again. (For my own…