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Comedy Specials I Liked

26 films

...but they aren't films. Not a best-of list by any means. Just a set of notes for myself.

  • Circumstancial Pleasures
  • Labor of Love
  • DAU. Natasha
  • Swimming Out till the Sea Turns Blue
  • Window Boy Would Also Like to Have a Submarine
  • Heimat Is a Space in Time
  • Fourteen
  • I Was at Home, But...
  • Joan of Arc
  • About Endlessness

Top 25 Commercial Releases of 2020

26 films

Will some of these films actually BE released in 2020, the Year of COVID-19? We shall see.

Until then, I…

  • Pelourinho, They Don’t Really Care About Us
  • Heimat Is a Space in Time
  • Fourteen
  • I Was at Home, But...
  • Austrian Pavilion

Best Films of 2019 (so far)

48 films

You know the Makita.

  • The Image Book
  • Transit
  • Chinese Portrait
  • In My Room
  • The Irishman

Top 25 Commercial Releases of 2019

25 films

I will add things as I see them, as I like them, or as things I've already seen and liked…

  • Certified Copy
  • House of Tolerance
  • Goodbye to Language
  • The Forbidden Room
  • Hard to Be a God

Best Feature Films of the Decade, Non-Experimental Division (2010-2019)

50 films

Once again, one film per director.

These films either played in commercial theatres or film festivals during the decade ending…

  • The Extravagant Shadows
  • The Grand Bizarre
  • The Giverny Document (Single Channel)
  • PROTOTYPE
  • Differently, Molussia

30 Best Experimental / Avant-Garde Features of the Decade (2010-2019)

30 films

The Rules: --Premiered between 2010 and 2019 --30 minutes or longer --only one film per maker A Thought: This list…

  • Orpheus (Outtakes)
  • Ears, Nose and Throat
  • Engram of Returning
  • Pelourinho, They Don’t Really Care About Us
  • Film for Invisible Ink, case no. 323. Once Upon a Time in the West

50 Best Experimental Short Films of the Decade 2010-2019

50 films

The Rules: --world premiere between 2010 and 2019 --one film per maker (and yes, that was a hard decision to…

  • Apollo 11
  • Horse Wrangler
  • Chinese Portrait
  • Dark Suns
  • The Edge of Democracy

True/False 2019

21 films

Here are a few of the films screening at this year's festival that I have either watched, or intend to.

  • The Grand Bizarre
  • Colophon (for the Arboretum Cycle)
  • People of the Lake
  • Bisbee '17
  • A Return

Top Fifty of 2018 (largely final)

50 films

Subject to change, I mix 'em up, I'm savage. Shake 'em up and down like the Dow Jones Average.

  • Adriana's Pact
  • América
  • American Animals
  • António e Catarina
  • Black Mother

True/False 2018

32 films

If you look around Columbia, Missouri, you just may see my cardboard cut-out, sitting at the bar getting soggy.

  • Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus
  • Fair Game
  • The Housemaid
  • Outrage
  • Outside the Law

I Simply Cannes Not

17 films

These are the films from this decade that have played in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival that I have…