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2021: First Time Viewings

25 films

Movies I've watched this year for the first time, sorted chronologically. Documentaries, short films, and limited series are included; 2021…

  • Until the End of the World
  • I Want to Marry Ryan Banks
  • Altered States
  • The Color of Money
  • Terms of Endearment

2020: Top 25 First Time Viewings

30 films

My top 25 first time viewings of 2020 + 5 honorable mentions. Excludes films released in 2020.

  • Modern Times
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Nightmare Alley
  • A Place in the Sun
  • High Noon

2020: First Time Viewings

99 films

Movies I've watched this year for the first time, sorted chronologically. Documentaries are included, short films and limited series will…

  • It's Only the End of the World
  • Mommy
  • The Death & Life of John F. Donovan
  • Matthias & Maxime
  • Laurence Anyways

Favorites: Xavier Dolan

8 films

You still don’t get it. Think we don’t love you? Or understand you? You’re right. I don’t understand you. But…

  • Paris, Texas
  • Until the End of the World
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Somewhere

Favorites: Top 100

100 films

Favorites, influences, formative and comfort films, and movies I generally think about a lot, but above all else, most are…

  • Paris, Texas
  • Until the End of the World
  • Kings of the Road
  • Wings of Desire
  • The American Friend

Favorites: Wim Wenders

7 films

I thought I recognized your voice for a minute.

Ranking of Wim Wenders’ filmography; favorite to least favorite, not best…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • The Irishman
  • The Death & Life of John F. Donovan
  • Little Women
  • Pain and Glory

2019: Top 10

10 films

Top 10 films of 2019.

  • Kings of the Road
  • The Squid and the Whale
  • Wings of Desire
  • The Long Goodbye
  • The Aviator's Wife

2019: Top 25 First Time Viewings

30 films

My top 25 first time viewings of 2019 + 5 honorable mentions. Excludes films released in 2019.

  • Trouble in Paradise
  • Stranger on the Third Floor
  • The Lady Eve
  • Now, Voyager
  • I Walked with a Zombie

2019: First Time Viewings

146 films

Movies I've watched this year for the first time, sorted chronologically. Documentaries are included, short films and limited series will…

  • The Squid and the Whale
  • Mistress America
  • Kicking and Screaming
  • Marriage Story
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Favorites: Noah Baumbach

9 films

I don’t wanna look like Dad.

Ranking of Noah Baumbach’s filmography; favorite to least favorite, not best to worst.

  • A Star Is Born
  • The Favourite
  • Suspiria
  • Burning
  • Happy as Lazzaro

2018: Top 10

10 films

Top 10 films of 2018.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Paris, Texas
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Claire's Knee

2018: Top 25 First Time Viewings

30 films

My top 25 first time viewings of 2018 + 5 honorable mentions. Excludes films released in 2018.