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  • Andrei Rublev
  • The Tree of Life
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • American Graffiti
  • Johnny Guitar

Top Ten: All Time

10 films

Andrei will always be #1. Otherwise, the ordering is rough.

  • Flowers of Shanghai
  • A Tale of Autumn
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Ronin
  • The Mask of Zorro
  • The Grand Bizarre
  • Transit
  • Burning
  • Asako I & II
  • The Rider

Top Ten: 2018

10 films

Very very very in-progress

  • Finding His Voice
  • Where Did Our Love Go
  • Searching for Tadzio
  • Where Did Tom Go?
  • Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to?

"Finding" Cinema

35 films

At first we thought it was just Kyra, Ben, Bernadette, and some fireflies. But it turns out a lot of…

  • The Image Book
  • Asako I & II
  • Spice It Up
  • Roy Thomson
  • Where

VIFF 2018

9 films

Features and shorts seen at VIFF 2018

  • Liberty
  • Chacun pour tous
  • A Family Tour
  • Too Late to Die Young
  • Anything and All

Locarno 2018

36 films

Features and shorts viewed at Locarno, Aug 1-9, 2018. In order of viewing.

  • Song to Song
  • Milla
  • Faces Places
  • 24 Frames
  • The Lost City of Z

Top Ten: 2017

10 films

  • Wee Willie Winkie
  • L'Argent
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Napoleon
  • Everyone Else

Discoveries: 2017

27 films

Best first viewings/major revisitings of non-2017 cinema. In order of viewing.

  • Find Fix Finish
  • Martin Cries
  • Strange Says The Angel
  • Milla
  • 24 Frames

VIFF 2017

17 films

  • The Mummy
  • The Mummy Returns
  • Knight of Cups
  • Certain Women
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Cemetery of Splendor
  • The Son of Joseph

Top Ten: 2016

12 films

In progress.

  • Dragon Inn
  • The Long Voyage Home
  • Seven Chances
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

Discoveries: 2016

28 films

Best first viewings/major revisitings of non-2016 cinema. In order of viewing.