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Top 5 1970s Movie Moms

5 films

I did it - I managed to find five admirable 1970s movie moms.

As discussed on Filmspotting #824.

1. Catherine…

  • Sound of Metal
  • Nomadland
  • Minari
  • The Father
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Phantom Thread
  • Ponyo
  • Babette's Feast
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Isle of Dogs

Top 5 Movie Meals

5 films

As discussed on Filmspotting #817.

1. Wild mushroom omelette with chives, PHANTOM THREAD 2. Tonkotsu ramen, PONYO 3. Cailles en…

  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Master
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Inherent Vice
  • The Remains of the Day
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • The Father
  • Dracula
  • Nixon
  • Lovers Rock
  • Soul
  • First Cow
  • Vitalina Varela
  • Relic

Top 25 Films of 2020

25 films

The answer to: "But why wasn't _______ on your top ten?!"

  • Lovers Rock
  • Soul
  • First Cow
  • Vitalina Varela
  • Relic

Top 10 Films of 2020

10 films

As discussed on our two-part, top-ten Filmspotting roundtable, here and here.

I also wrote a paragraph on each pick here.

  • Lovers Rock
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Shame
  • Mangrove
  • Hunger
  • Fight Club
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Panic Room
  • Zodiac
  • The Social Network

David Fincher, ranked

11 films

To be fair, some of these I've only seen once.

  • Finding Nemo
  • Ratatouille
  • Toy Story
  • WALL·E
  • Soul
  • Lost in Translation
  • The Bling Ring
  • The Beguiled
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Songs from the Second Floor
  • PlayTime
  • Ash Is Purest White
  • The Bling Ring
  • Winter Sleep

Top 5 (Movie) Landscapes as Characters

5 films

What a treat to explore this unconventional topic with artist Gregory Crewdson, creator of large-scale, cinematic photographs. Hear all our…