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  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
  • Bergman Island
  • Hit the Road
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
  • The Green Knight

To Watch W/Matt

137 films

- top of the lake - hannibal - servant - bojack horseman - the knick

  • Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory
  • Annabelle Serpentine Dance
  • The Trust, or The Battles for Money
  • Tragic Error
  • The Torture of Silence

Everything Before Is Just Progress // My Favorite Films

306 films

By release date.

Television Favourites In No Particular Order: 1. The Leftovers (2014 - 2017, Damon Lindelof & Tom Perotta) 2.…

  • Cosmopolis
  • Dead Ringers
  • Eastern Promises
  • The Brood
  • M. Butterfly

Cronenberg (Ranked)

14 films

In the midst of going through a retrospective at the moment, so ratings subject to change in the short-term.

  • RRR
  • X
  • Kimi
  • The Batman
  • jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy

Best of 2022

7 films

A year in which mainstream cinema kicked ass at scale.

  • Memoria
  • Train Again
  • West Side Story
  • Jungle Cruise
  • From Bakersfield to Mojave

Best Films of 2021

15 films

A year in which the ouroboros succeeded. A year in which we got another poor adaptation of Dune. A year…

  • Alexandra's Project
  • Zapped!
  • 2:37
  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
  • Schizopolis
  • Gummo
  • Freddy Got Fingered
  • Jackass: The Movie

A Genealogy of Quasi-documentary Cringe Comedy (& adjacent works)

33 films

One of my favourite genres deploys non-actors and actors-as-themselves with aplomb. Formal considerations become the same as conceptual considerations and…

  • The Power of the Dog
  • Beau Travail
  • There Is No Evil
  • Drive My Car
  • A Hero

My NZIFF 2021

16 films

November 5 - 21

  • A Page of Madness
  • Crossroads
  • Ugetsu
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Godzilla
  • The Village
  • Signs
  • Split
  • The Visit
  • The Happening
  • Toolbox Murders
  • The Mangler
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Spontaneous Combustion
  • Invaders from Mars
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Toolbox Murders
  • Sherlock, Jr.

2021 - A canon from memory

25 films

I'm a less active film viewer than I once was, these are the 25 films that stick out to me…