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Top Fifty of 2017

50 films

I will be moving and shuffling this list as I see more (good) films from 2017. So let's have fun.

  • On the Beach at Night Alone
  • Staying Vertical
  • Nocturama
  • Dunkirk
  • Wormwood

Top Commercial Releases of 2017

10 films

Because why the hell not.

  • Albüm
  • Araby
  • As Without So Within
  • Autumn, Autumn
  • Beach Rats

New Directors/New Films 2017

31 films

The perfect antidote for those post-Oscar blooz.

I've included only those films in the line-up that I have seen, or…

  • A Brief History of Princess X
  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
  • Brimstone & Glory
  • Casting JonBenet
  • The Challenge

True/False 2017

28 films

I couldn't go, but it sounded fun. As I watch these films at home, I'll be sure to listen to…

  • Acts and Intermissions
  • All This Panic
  • Ava
  • Bobbi Jene
  • Come to Me, Paradise

Some Priorities for June-July 2017 (30 films by women)

30 films

Some of these films have been on my radar for months, if not years. Others I've only just learned about.…

  • Burnt by the Sun 2: Intercession
  • Chongqing Blues
  • Fair Game
  • The Housemaid
  • Outrage

I Simply Cannes Not

18 films

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

  • The Rules of the Game
  • Earth
  • I Was Born, But...
  • M
  • L'Âge d'Or

Top Ten Films of the 30s

10 films

earth and angels, scarlet times....these are the rules of the game

  • Puce Moment
  • Citizen Kane
  • To Have and Have Not
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Louisiana Story

Top Ten Films of the 40s

10 films

Trying hard to look like Gary Cooper.

  • A Moment of Innocence
  • Side/Walk/Shuttle
  • Flowers of Shanghai
  • The River
  • The Mammals of Victoria

Top Ten+ Films of the 90s

20 films

99 Superfilms Auf ihrem Weg zum Horizont Hielt man für UFOs aus dem All Darum schickte eine General

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Untitled
  • Hapax Legomena III: Critical Mass
  • Zabriskie Point

Top Ten Films of the 70s

11 films

don't peel potatoes, don't slaughter that sheep, don't try to stay awake, don't try to go to sleep. don't travel…

  • Wavelength
  • Gertrud
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Our Trip to Africa
  • Au Hasard Balthazar

Top Ten Films of the 60s

10 films

Radicalism. Revolution. Birthday party, cheesecake, jelly bean boom.

  • Tokyo Story
  • Window Water Baby Moving
  • Vertigo
  • Ordet
  • Imitation of Life

Top Ten Films of the 50s

10 films

Eisenhower. Space Race. Cuba. AIDS, crack, Bernie Goetz.